Fundamental principles of functioning in EU policies

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
November 2020
Lead instructor: Massimo Condinanzi
The aim of the cycle of lessons consists in providing a deepening on the fundamental principles of functioning (or structural) of the European Union, declined with respect to some policies specific to the supranational system. Particular attention will be paid to the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, the principle of sincere cooperation and mutual trust between Member States. The aim is to provide each student with a trorough and transversal knowledge of the principles in question and their relevance in the chosen policies, providing useful tools to verify their consistency and scope even in areas of European Union competence other than those covered of specific analysis
Mandatory for Public, international and european union law's PhD student
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in September 2021, until 30 August 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in courses of the next academic year (2021/2022) will be announced.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


For help please contact

Tuesday (from 12,30 ) and Friday (from16,30) by appointment only (
Sezione di Diritto internazionale e dell'Unione europea/MS Teams
Thursday, from 15 to 18, in presence or on Microsoft Teams
Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies, Room No. 22, third floor on via Conservatorio 7