Law of successions (2020/2021)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Mauro Tescaro
Mauro Tescaro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
1° periodo di lezioni dal Sep 28, 2020 al Dec 14, 2020.

Lesson timetable

Go to lesson schedule

Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing an in-depth understanding of the Italian Law of Successions and of its connections with other fields of the Italian Private Law. The students shall acquire the ability to analyse complex legal issues, as well as to autonomously express judgments and arguments on a thorough level and to critically adapt them to the changes in the context, thus preparing themselves for the challenges of the legal professions in the European and international dimension.


All principal topics of the Italian law of successions.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Giovanni Bonilini Manuale di diritto ereditario e delle donazioni (Edizione 10) Utet 2020

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.

ATTENDING STUDENTS will be asked two questions, one theoretical (regarding a theoretical topic among those carried out during the lessons) and one practical (regarding case-law or another topic examined during the lessons).

NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS will be asked three questions (two more general and one more specific) among the topics in the table of contents of the textbook recommended.