- Assessment methods
- Learning objectives
- Delivery method
- Teaching methods
The course does not require prerequisites. However, it would be appropriate the contextual study of the sources of Italian and Community Law, which can be acquired attending the course of Constitutional Law.
The exam consists of an oral test focused on the whole content of the course. The oral test consists of an interview aimed at ascertaining the students’ knowledge of the subjects of the course, their understanding, the acquisition of appropriate language, the ability to synthesize and rework.
The aim of the course is to enable students to gain:
- knowledge of the fundamental institutions of private law and understanding of their general principles;
- ability to rework the principles and rules being object of study;
- ability to interpret and systematically reading legislation; independent capacity to identify the ratio behind each law;
- the use of an appropriate legal language;
- a level of learning ability which will enable them to continue their studies with a high level of autonomy.
The course deals with the fundamental concepts of private law. In particular, the course deals with: basic concepts and general principles; interpretation of law; individual and legal entities; goods; contracts; property; family law; inheritance law; protection of rights.
The following book is recommended:
P. TRIMARCHI, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Giuffré, Milano, most recent edition.
A. TORRENTE, Manuale di diritto privato, Giuffrè, Milano, most recent edition.
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
For a complete preparation is also recommended U. CARNEVALI, Appunti di diritto privato, Cortina, Milano, most recent edition.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example the one commented by G. DE NOVA, Zanichelli, Bologna)
Additional materials, information and updates will be available by consulting the E-learning platform.
Learning activities consist of 65 hours of lectures held by the Professor during the first semester.
Seminars and practical classes will be held, according to the arrangements and timetable which will be communicated by the Professor at the beginning of the course.
Tutoring: by prior appointment. Please contact the professor by email or at the end of each class.