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CODE 98068
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/14
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course starts with a general part that will give to the student the tools to a better comprehension of the environmental law and its sources. In the second part of the course concerns the environmental administrative procedures and the special environmental legislation. The link between the general and the special part will provide a complete knowledge in order to apply the notions learned also to concrete cases.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide critical analysis of principles, rules and current trends and concerns of European Union and international environmental law.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide the necessary tools in order to understand the characteristics of environmental law, with particular attention to the main principles (e.g.: "polluter pays principle", "precautionary principle", "prevention principle"), to the assessments discipline ( EIA, EIS etc) and environmental authorizations (IPPC, PAUR etc.) and to the special disciplines for protection and management of environmental resources.

TEACHING METHODS

English face-to-face lessons (if allowed by the sanitary provisions), otherwise online; in any case, with power point support, discussion of concrete cases and analysis of leading law cases.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- Introduction to the European and international Environmental law;

- main principles;

- EIA, EIS;

- environmental authorizations;

- waste management;

- pollution regulation (water, aitmosphere, electromagnetic, sound, hazardous substances);

- protection of the marine environment;

- environmental liability and remediation of contaminated sites.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The main materials will be provided by the teacher during the course therefore the attendance is recommended.

In addition or alternative:

P. Thieffry, Handbook of European Environmental Law, èditions  Bruylant, Bruxelles, 2019.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CLAUDIO VIVANI (President)

GIOVANNI BESIO

NICOLETTA TAMBRONI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam, face-to-face if allowed by the sanitary provisions or online.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
18/12/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
11/01/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
30/01/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
16/02/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
21/06/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
19/07/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Working students and students with SLD, disability or other special educational needs certification are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods that, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take account of individual learning methods.