Foundations of European private law (2023/2024)

Course code
4S01078
Credits
6
Academic sector
IUS/18 - DIRITTO ROMANO E DIRITTI DELL'ANTICHITÀ

Learning outcomes

The main purpose of the course is to develop the student’s ability of reasoning on significant topics in the frame of contract in European Private Law. In order to properly deal with these issues, an analysis of continuities and discontinuities in the historical progression of these matters will be necessary. This analysis shall move backwards from the last significant developments of European Private Law to the roots of the ideas stemming from Roman legal system. The specific topic of the course is the contractual money debts’ discipline: in the scenario of problems related to the contract, the money debts have always played a primary role. At the end of the course, students will develop the ability to formulate, in an autonomous and critical way, opinions and elaborated arguments on the main legal questions dealt with in class.