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PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

CODE 99066
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8772 AMMINISTRAZIONE E POLITICHE PUBBLICHE (LM-63) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 11162 RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI (LM-52) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/13
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course consist in an in-depth study of topics concerning private and procedural international law

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    By the end of the course, students will have acquired the methodological tools and specific, advanced skills of private and procedural international law, will be able to understand and analyse current legal issues in private cross-border relations and will be able to develop independently and critically possible solutions to open questions.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course will give students knowldege in free movement of judgments, international jurisdiction, applicable law to cross-border cases. Students will comprehend i) principles and main rules of private international law, in particular related to the domestic act of PIL; ii) limits to domestic jurisdiction in light of EU and international law; iii) functioning of conflict of laws rules to determine the applicable law; iv) recognition of foreign judgments. Particualr attention will be given to the residual scope of application of domestic provisions of private international law following the adoption of numerous EU Regulations.

    Knowledge acquired by students will allow them to better fit international professional arenas. The subject is also foreseen in the diplomatic carreer access exam.

     

    PREREQUISITES

    Basic knowledge of International Law and European Union Law is required.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Teaching is given in person.

    In accordance with the rules on access to university premises that will eventually be adopted to combat the spread of the pandemic by COVID, lectures may possibly be conducted on TEAMS. If necessary, the TEAMS code will be communicated via aulaweb.

    Frontal classes with text and case law material analysis (uploaded on aulaweb). Seminars might take place during classes with the teacher with experts of the subject matter.

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    PIL terminology

    Scope of application of the Italian PIL act

    EU intervention in PIL after the Amsterdam Treaty in 1997

    Scope of Italian jurisdiction in light of domestic, EU and international law

    Coordination ofn EU law and domestic law

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Students attending classes:

    Notes and materials on aulaweb can be integrated with B. Barel - S. Armellini, Manuale breve di diritto internazionale privato, Giuffrè, Milano, ed. 2021, Cap. I, II, III, IX. 

    Students non attending classes:

    B. Barel - S. Armellini, Manuale breve di diritto internazionale privato, Giuffrè, Milano, ed. 2021, Cap. I, II, III, IV, V, VII, VIII, IX.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ILARIA QUEIROLO (President)

    STEFANO DOMINELLI

    LAURA CARPANETO (Substitute)

    MARIA ELENA DE MAESTRI (Substitute)

    FRANCESCA MAOLI (Substitute)

    FRANCESCO PESCE (Substitute)

    PIETRO SANNA (Substitute)

    MATTEO SOMMELLA (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    See DISPI's didactic calendar

     

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Exams take place in person. Oral exam usually consist of three questions on topics covered during classes - or on topics covers by thextbooks for students non attending classes.

    If different rules are adopted by the University due to pandemic emergency, oral exams will take place on TEAMS (code will be communicated on Aulaweb).

    Students taking part to 2/3 of in person classes are given the possibility to take a written test at the end of the course, which usually consists of 30 multiple-choice questions.

     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam will verify the acquisition of competences, legal reasoning and thinking, as well as the acquisition of proper legal terminology.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    12/12/2022 11:30 GENOVA Orale
    09/01/2023 11:30 GENOVA Orale
    23/01/2023 11:30 GENOVA Orale
    22/05/2023 11:00 GENOVA Orale
    12/06/2023 11:00 GENOVA Orale
    10/07/2023 11:00 GENOVA Orale
    11/09/2023 11:00 GENOVA Orale