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CODE 99066
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/13
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

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

UN SDG: 16 (Rule of law and access to justice).

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.

Those skills will enable students to best fit into international professional contexts, through the acquisition of knowledge appropriate to professional profiles within the diplomatic career, international and European organizations and institutions, as well as in other public and private actors and entities operating in the international context. The subject is also foreseen in the diplomatic career access exam.

On a voluntary basis, participation in presentation activities is intended to enable people to acquire team working and public speaking skills.

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.

For students attending classes:
On a voluntary basis, alongside theoretical lectures, interested persons (individually or in groups of two) will be able to present rulings assigned by the lecturer to deepen general topics and develop team working and public speaking skills, obtaining a specific open badge in 'transversal skills'.

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 P. Franzina, Introduzione al diritto internazionale privato, Giappichelli, 2023, limited to the topics covered during the lectures. 

Students non attending classes:

P. Franzina, Introduzione al diritto internazionale privato, Giappichelli, 2023

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ILARIA QUEIROLO (President)

STEFANO DOMINELLI (President Substitute)

LAURA CARPANETO (Substitute)

MARIA ELENA DE MAESTRI (Substitute)

FRANCESCA MAOLI (Substitute)

CLARA PASTORINO (Substitute)

FRANCESCO PESCE (Substitute)

PIETRO SANNA (Substitute)

MATTEO SOMMELLA (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

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Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students who have duly filed a certification of DSA, disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact both the contact person Prof. Aristide Canepa (aristide.canepa@unige.it) and the lecturer at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination modalities that, while respecting the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning patterns and provide suitable compensatory tools.