Diritto delle obbligazioni

A.Y. 2015/2016
Overall hours
Expected learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to enable students to gain:
- knowledge of the law of obligations and understanding of their principles;
- ability to rework the principles and rules being object of study and to apply such knowledge to specific cases;
- ability to interpret and systematically reading legislation; independent capacity to identify the ratio legis 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.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Lesson period
First semester
Course contents and programme
The course deals with the law of obligations.
In particular, the course deals with:
1. Obligation: general principles.
2. Performance of obligations; non performance of obligations; liability of debtor; other ways, besides performance, of extinguishing obligations.
3. Assignment of claims; delegation, expromission and assumption of debt.

Didactic Methods
Learning activities consist of 49 hours of lectures held by the Professor.

Bibliography (for attending and non-attending students)

L. Balestra, G. Gitti, E. Navarretta, M. Orlandi, C. Scognamiglio, C. Tenella Sillani, G. Villa, Diritto Civile, I. Parte generale - Le obbligazioni - Il contratto - I fatti illeciti e le altre fonti delle obbligazioni, a cura di G. Amadio e F. Macario, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2014: limitatamente alla Parte seconda: le obbligazioni (Ch. 1, 2, 3).

D. Maffeis, A Fondrieschi, C. Romeo, I modi di estinzione delle obbligazioni, in Trattato di Diritto Civile diretto da R. Sacco, Torino UTET, 2012.

Assessment methods

The oral examination 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.

Faculty office hours
By prior appointment (kindly contact the professor by sending an email to the address christian.romeo@unimi.it), every Thursday from 11.30 pm to 12.30 pm at Department of Private Law and Legal History.
Lessons: 45 hours
Professor: Romeo Christian