European Private Law (2016/2017)

Course code
4S01105
Name of lecturer
Marco Torsello
Coordinator
Marco Torsello
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
IUS/02 - COMPARATIVE PRIVATE LAW
Language of instruction
English
Period
2° periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2017, 2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/aprile 2017

Lesson timetable

2° periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2017
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Trabucchi  
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Dottorandi  
2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/aprile 2017
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Trabucchi  
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Dottorandi  

Learning outcomes

Please, note that classes for this course will be in English. However, students will be given the option to prepare the final exam on a textbook in Italian or one in English and to seat the final exam in Italian or in English.

This course focuses on the main features of the process of harmonization of private law in Europe, taking into account both legal instruments enacted at the EU level and national provisions implementing EU law. Particular attention will be devoted the some of the most remarkable achievements of the process of harmonization of European private law in the fields of contracts, torts and the carrying out of business activities.

Syllabus

The course will focus on the process of harmonization of European private law and on the interaction between EU law and the law of the individual Member States, focusing in particular on specific European legal instruments in force, dealing several selected issues of European private law.

Materials and Textbooks for those preparing the exam in English:
Cases and materials necessary for the full understanding of the issues dealt with will be provided during the course and will be relevant for the final exam.
Students can prepare for the exam on slides and materials provided in class.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam will be based on an oral discussion of the issues dealt with during the course and aims at verifying the level of understanding of those issues.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017