Administrative Law 2 (2019/2020)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Paolo Duret
Paolo Duret
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
1° periodo di lezioni dal Sep 30, 2019 al Dec 14, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

• The course deals with administrative activity understood as the totality of the acts and operations – globally relevant – aimed at pursuing the public interest and the judicial and procedural remedies available in order to protect the citizen against the public administration.
• Adopting a perspective focusing on problem solving, the course will aim to provide fundamental notions and the method for understanding and interpreting the normative provisions resulting from administrative activity and identifying evolutionary trends within administrative law.


• The constitutional framework for administrative law.
• Administrative activity regulated by public law.
• Administrative procedure.
• Administrative decisions.
• The invalidity of administrative decisions.
• Administrative agreements.
• Contracts concluded by the public administration.
• Liability of the administration and its agents.
• General framework of protection against the public administration.
• Administrative remedies.
• Judicial review of administrative action (general outlines).

Teaching modalities

Lectures on the main topics of the subject matter to be integrated with the materials provided to the students by the teacher and available in the e-learning platform.
Non-attending students will be provided with the support needed to properly understand the subject matter and the suggested text-books during office hours

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M. Ramajoli - R. Villata Estratto da “Il provvedimento amministrativo” - L'invalidità del provvedimento amministrativo (Edizione 2) Giappichelli 2017 9788892110755 Si precisa che il testo in oggetto: è consigliato agli studenti non frequentanti; non è alternativo, ma complementare all'altro testo consigliato agli studenti non frequentanti
MARCO D'ALBERTI Lezioni di diritto amministrativo (Edizione 4) G. Giappichelli editore s.r.l., 2019 9788892119642 Si precisa che il testo in oggetto: è consigliato agli studenti frequentanti; è da studiare limitatamente al capitolo IX (Moduli consensuali, contratti, convenzioni accordi); non è alternativo, ma complementare alle nozioni, questioni e problemi esaminati ed approfonditi nel corso delle lezioni frontali.
GUIDO CORSO Manuale di diritto amministrativo (Edizione 9) G. Giappichelli editore 2020 9788892131736 Si precisa che il testo in oggetto: è consigliato agli studenti non frequentanti; è da studiare limitatamente alle sezioni seconda, terza, quarta, sesta, ottava, nona della PARTE SECONDA nonché ai paragrafi dal numero 1 al numero 29 della PARTE TERZA; non è alternativo, ma complementare all'altro testo consigliato per gli studenti non frequentanti.

Assessment methods and criteria


Attending students: oral exam on the topics dealt with during the lessons and the related teaching materials uploaded on the e-learning platform, integrated by the suggested textbook.

Non-attending students: oral exam on the entire programme.

ERASMUS students are invited to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course in order to properly plan their study. The exam is held in Italian.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is intended to verify knowledge of fundamental categories of administrative law and the ability to contextualize the knowledge acquired within a systematic framework and to test the ability to reason in relation to legal questions arising within administrative law.

Marks are expressed in thirtieths.

The final mark results from the following criteria:
• intensity and extent of the students’ knowledge of the basics of the discipline;
• adequate terminology;
• capability to connect in a systematic framework the knowledge acquired;
• analytical and argumentative skills