An introduction to italian private law

A.A. 2015/2016
Insegnamento per
6
Crediti massimi
45
Ore totali
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
The course aims at sketching the principles and rules of the Italian legal system and will consider the legalsources and formants thatshape the Italian corpus of civil law.
-knowledge of the fundamental institutions of private law and understanding oftheir general principles;

-ability to rework principles and rules of private law and to apply such knowledgeto specific cases;

-ability to interpret and read legislation systematically; independent capacity toidentify the ratio behind each rule;

-ability to communicate effectively and to discuss topics of Italian private law inEnglish.

-ability in applying the comparative method, in consideration of the divergences
and convergences of the major European legal traditions.

Struttura insegnamento e programma

Edizione attiva
Lezioni: 45 ore
Docenti: Cenini Marta Silvia, Cerchia Rossella Esther
STUDENTI FREQUENTANTI
Programma
The course focuses on the fundamental concepts of Italian private law in acomparative law perspective. In particular, the course will consider issues such asbasic concepts and general principles of Italian and European private law: sources,
legal formants and interpretation of law; "individuals" (natural persons) and
"collective entities" (legal persons); family; succession; property, ownership andpossession; contracts in general and nominate contracts; torts.
Informazioni sul programma
The website of course is available at http://ariel.unimi.it/User/Default.aspx.
Username and password are those of webmail (name.surname@studenti.unimi.it).
Here students will find further information, materials and updates concerning the course.

Faculty office hours
Upon agreement by email, Professor Cenini and Professor Cerchia meet students atthe Department of Private Law and Legal History.
Prerequisiti e modalità di esame
To take the exam, students must have already passed Istituzioni di diritto private Iand II, and Diritto Costituzionale. Exceptionally, students may be allowed to attendthe course and will be admitted to take the exam after the passing of the
abovementioned exams. Erasmus students do not have to meet the prerequisites.

For attending students, the exam will be a written test or an oral interview on thetopics discussed during the course.

The exams will be in English.
Metodi didattici
The course consists of 45 hours of lessons.

During the course, after a brief explanation by the professors, students will discusscases on specific topics (moot courts).
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
M. Cenini - R.E. Cerchia, Cases and materials in Italian Private Law, Milano,
Giuffrè (forthcoming).
STUDENTI NON FREQUENTANTI
Prerequisiti e modalità di esame
To take the exam, students must have already passed Istituzioni di diritto private Iand II, and Diritto Costituzionale. Exceptionally, students may be allowed to attendthe course and will be admitted to take the exam after the passing of the
abovementioned exams. Erasmus students do not have to meet the prerequisites.

For non-attending students, the exam consists of an oral interview aimed atascertaining the students' knowledge of the topics of the course, their understanding,
the acquisition of appropriate language, the ability to synthesize and rework generalprinciples and rules.

The exams will be in English.
Periodo
Primo semestre
Periodo
Primo semestre
Modalità di valutazione
Esame
Giudizio di valutazione
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Docente/i
Ricevimento:
I corsi di Diritto Privato Comparato e Dir. Priv. Comp. Progredito inizieranno rispettivamente il 9 e il 10 ottobre 2019. Il modulo Diritto Privato Angloamericano dal 15 ottobre 2019 (martedì alle 12.30 aula 302)
Dipartimento di diritto privato e storia del diritto