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CODE 60910
SEMESTER 2° Semester


The course has as its object, in the first part, the study of the legal discipline that regulates the organization and activity of the public administration and, in the second part, the study of the sectors of market regulation, contractual activity and services. public and social.



The course deals with the principles of administrative law, especially concerning the organization of the public administration. Moreover it focuses on the general aspects of such organization and on the rules provided in statues and by the courts. Civil service, public property and public finance are also part of the course.


In the first part, the teaching of administrative law aims to provide students with adequate knowledge on the principles and rules governing the organization and activity with specific reference to the following topics:

sources of administrative law;
organization of public administration including that relating to regions and local authorities;
discipline and management of public administration resources (public employees; public assets; financial resources);
administrative procedure, its phases and role played by the person in charge of the procedure;
administrative acts and measures, administrative regimes other than the express provision and control tools on private economic activities;
defects in administrative acts and administrative and jurisdictional instruments that can be used to eliminate the aforementioned defects.
In a second part, the course examines the discipline of the regulatory, management and sanctioning functions exercised by the legal operators of the public administration, with particular reference to the areas of market regulation, contractual activity and public and social services.

Individual study, attendance and participation in the proposed educational activities will allow the student to:

know and apply the principles governing the organization of the public administration as well as understand the relationships that exist between different public bodies and between the bodies of the entities;
know the forms and tools for exercising administrative functions and activities;
know and correctly use the legal framework that regulates the resources of the public administration (public employees, public goods, financial resources);
know the administrative procedure and its phases, the activities that must be carried out by the person in charge of the procedure and his / her responsibilities;
know the institutions and instruments of administrative justice;
express themselves in appropriate legal technical language.


The course consists of lectures, for a total of 54 hours (equal to 9 CFU), in which the fundamental principles of administrative law will be exposed and examples and practical cases discussed. Materials (regulations and administrative documents) of particular relevance for teaching will be posted on aulaweb.

Students with certification of DSA, disabilities or other special educational needs must contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools. Please note that the request for compensatory/dispensatory measures for exams must be sent to the course teacher, the School contact person and the "Services sector for the inclusion of students with disabilities and DSA" (dsa. at least 10 working days before the test, as per the guidelines available at the link:


The principles and sources of administrative law. Administrative organization: State, local authorities, public bodies, independent authorities. Relations between entities and bodies. Staff. Public goods. Public finance. The administrative procedure. The administrative provision. The defects of administrative acts. Administrative and jurisdictional remedies against administrative acts. Controls on acts and activities and management controls. Civil and administrative liability of the public administration and of employees and officials. Market regulation. Public contracts. Public services.


In addition to the notes and any teaching material offered in class or via the aulaweb platform, knowledge of the following volume will constitute an integral and necessary part of passing the exam:
A. CROSETTI, A. GIUFFRIDA, Lineamenti di diritto amministrativo, Giappichelli, Torino, 2022.


Exam Board




The teaching will take place during the second semester. The timetable for this teaching can be consulted on the EasyAcademy portal.

Class schedule




The exam is oral.

During the course, attending students will have the right to take a written intermediate test, limited to one part, appropriately communicated in class and via the aulaweb platform. If this test is passed positively, the oral exam will focus on the remaining part of the program. The eligibility obtained in the intermediate test will remain valid up to and including the autumn session.

If the student prefers not to take the intermediate test or does not pass it, the final oral exam will cover the entire program.

The final grade is awarded out of thirty. In order to take the test, the student is required to register online for the chosen ordinary session. It is strongly recommended that you cancel your registration if you decide not to take the exam.


The exam is aimed at verifying the student's actual knowledge and acquisition of the fundamental notions of administrative law, the student's ability to identify, understand and apply the principles that govern the subject and the forms and tools for exercising the functions and administrative activities relevant to the subject, the acquisition of an appropriate technical-legal vocabulary. In this regard, the evaluation parameters will be the quality of the written presentation, the appropriate use of the legal lexicon, the capacity for critical reasoning in relation to the contents of the teaching program.

Students with a disability or SLD certification may request the use of compensatory measures (e.g. additional time, concept maps and diagrams, modifications in the written/oral mode) during the examination, following the procedure indicated in the guidelines (p. 5) published qui 


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