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The course of International Law is dedicated to the study of the rules of public international law, through the study of the subjects of international law, the sources of international law, rules on international responsability, immunity, use of force and resolution of international disputes.
At the end of the classes, students will acquire the methodological tools and general skills of public and private international law, will be able to understand and analyse current legal issues in international and transnational relations, and will be able to independently develop possible solutions to open questions.
In particular, the course of International Law is aimed at equipping students with the fundamental notions on public international law, with particular reference to:
The course will also focus on the main themes of contemporary public international law, aiming at equipping students with solid juridic notions, an adequate comprehension and a critical evaluation on the following issues:
Individual study, as well as the frequency and partecipation to the proposed training activities will enable the student to:
The course consists of lectures (36 hours / 6 CFU) and is delivered in person and through the TEAMS platform (blended). Recordings will depend on the teaching methods adopted during the course.
For the TEAMS code, see the aulaweb page of the course.
During the lessons the main theoretical notions of public international law will be presented and analyzed, but examples and practical cases will also be proposed and discussed. Texts of cases and regulatory texts of particular relevance and usefulness for understanding the topics covered will be published in Aulaweb.
Public international law: institutions; subjects of international law; sources of international law; coordination of sources of international law and transposition within the domestic legal system.
Substantive international law: immunities; use of forse; international wrongdoins; State responsibility; settlement of international disputes.
The texts of the case law and the regulatory texts subject to specific discussion and analysis will be available on the Aulaweb platform.
Textbooks and reading materials for students attending classes:
Aa.Vv., Istituzioni di diritto internazionale, 6th ed., Giappichelli, Turin, 2021, chapters I, II, III, V, VII, VIII.
Textbooks and any reading materials for students not attending classes:
Aa.Vv., Istituzioni di diritto internazionale, 6th ed., Giappichelli, Turin, 2021, chapters I to VIII
Office hours: The student reception can take place in person or on the Teams platform, before or after the lesson or by appointment.
FRANCESCA MAOLI (President)
LAURA CARPANETO (Substitute)
STEFANO DOMINELLI (Substitute)
FRANCESCO PESCE (Substitute)
See DISPI's didactic calendar.
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The exam is oral and takes place in person.
Students who attend classes in person will be offered the opportunity to take a written exam instead of the oral one. In the written test, the student usually answers 30 multiple choice questions in about 30 minutes, without the possibility of consulting any text.
he oral and the written exam aim at verify the effective knowledge and the acquisition by the student of the teoric notions explained in the course, as well as his/her ability to comprehend and apply the rules of international law concerning specific issues. Through questions of teoretical and practical nature, it will be verified wether the student is able to:
- remember, identify, distinguish and comprehend the subjects and rules disciplinating the structure and the functioning of the international community;
- identify, comprehend and apply the fundamental rules concerning international relations;
- identify, comprehend and apply the rules concerning the law applicabile to cross-border matters and the functioning of foreign laws in the Italian legal system;
- identify and define legal concepts, comprehending the legal language.