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CODE 63741
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/06
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The Course introduces students to the basic concepts of Transportation Law, in particularly as regards their implications for business activities.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The Course aims at providing students with a basic knowledge of Italian, European Union and International Legislations with regard to the main subjects of transport law (ports, airports and linear infrastructures, access to transport services and related infrastructures, transport contracts).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students will have acquired the necessary knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of Transportation Law and will be able to elaborate their knowledge and understanding. In particular, they will be able to read critically the normative texts and draw their conclusions. In addition, having acquired a correct juridical language, students will be able to communicate their knowledge.

PREREQUISITES

Main topics of Private Law and Public Law. In particular, students need to know about: sources of law, administrative acts, public property and concession regime, natural and legal persons, obligations, contracts, contractual and tort liability.

TEACHING METHODS

The course consists of 72 hours of frontal lectures in Italian.
Attendance is highly recommended.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Content for CLEALMT students (9 CFU):
- Sources of Transport Law
- Transport infrastructure (ports, airports, rail and road infrastructures)
- Transport services (port operations and technical-nautical services; ground handling services, rail services)
- Maritime, air, rail and road international and national transport regulations
- Building and sale contracts of vehicles, contracts of carriage of passengers and of goods, charterparties, multimodal transport contract, logistics services contract

Content for students in “carriera ponte” (6 CFU):
- Sources of Transport Law
- Port infrastructure and services
- International and national maritime transport regulations
- Shipbuilding and ship sale contracts
- Charterparties
- Contracts of carriage of passengers and of goods by sea

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attending students may prepare the exam on notes taken during the lectures and on slides made available in Aulaweb.
Recommended reading for non attending students: M. Casanova - M. Brignardello, Corso breve di diritto dei trasporti, Giuffrè, ed. II, 2020.
Otherwise, students can prepare the exam on any up-to-date university textbook that analysis all of the topics listed in the program.

All students are advised to check their level of preparation before the exam by taking the tests available in Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MONICA BRIGNARDELLO (President)

RACHELE GENOVESE

GIOVANNI MARCHIAFAVA

LESSONS

LESSONS START

September 2023

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The final written exam consists of at least three open-ended questions in Italian and it assesses students’ knowledge of the entire program.
Attending students can take the exam by passing two intermediate written tests that will take place respectively towards the middle and at the end of the course.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The exam aims to verify students’ learning skills in terms of knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of Transportation Law, their ability to understand legal issues and draw critical conclusions and their capacity to express ideas and concepts in appropriate legal language.

Exam schedule

Data appello Orario Luogo Degree type Note
20/12/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
23/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
06/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
21/05/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
11/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
02/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
03/09/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Recommendations:
Students are invited to enrol in AulaWeb to access material and further information.

Limits:
Exams can be repeated without limits.