Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (5 years) in GIURISPRUDENZA VA
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Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
First Semester
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Lesson (55 hours)

A proper knowledge of Civil Procedural Law, which is useful for a full understanding of the mechanisms of distribution of jurisdiction and the circulation of judgments in the European legal and judicial area, is necessary.

The methods of assessment consists of an oral examination, with attribution of the final mark on a scale from 0 to 30, concerning the entire program. The grade takes into account the accuracy and quality of responses (50%), the proper use of technical legal terminology (25%) and the ability to justify, arguing persuasively, statements and opinions (25%).

Voto Finale

The students must demonstrate that they have become aware of the basic principles of public international law, including the procedure for the formation of international norms, the manner of their application within States, the consequences of their violation and the mechanisms for the settlement of international disputes. With regard to private international law, the students must demonstrate that they have become aware of the internal, European and international legislation and of the principles and rules for determining jurisdiction in disputes with foreign elements, for the identification of the applicable law and for the enforcement of foreign judgments. Even through the study of court precedents, the students must demonstrate that they have acquired the ability to criticially analyze issues and to present logical arguments.

With regard to public international law, the following will be dealt with, in particular: the subjects of international law, the succession of States, the position of the individual in international law and the fundamental rights of the human person, the other sources of international law and relations between them, the law of treaties, the limits on the use of force, the international responsibility of States, the settlement of disputes, and the relationship between international law and domestic law.

With regard to private international law, the following will be dealt with, in particular: the jurisdiction of the Italian courts in private disputes of international character, the general problems of determining the applicable law, the law applicable to contractual and non-contractual obligations, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

For public international law:

B. Conforti, Diritto internazionale, Napoli, Editoriale Scientifica, 2018 (excluding paras. 17, 30-37 and 41).


E. Cannizzaro, Diritto internazionale, 4 ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2018.

For private international law:

G. Conetti, S. Tonolo, F. Vismara, Manuale di diritto internazionale privato, Torino, Giappichelli, 2015 (excluding chapters VI, IX, X, XI and XIII).


Teaching includes lectures, seminars and case discussions.

Additional data, information and material related to the course will be provided through the University website and the e-learning platform, available on the same site.