cod. 1006037

Academic year 2014/15
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Diritto del lavoro (IUS/07)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The student at the end of the course of social security law is able to understand the main legal institutions that relate to the welfare state, both with reference to social security that to social assistance, as well as to orient themselves in the relevant legislation.


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Course unit content

In this Course you will study the Italian legal framework of social security. You will analyse the rights to social security and social assistance in the light of the Italian Constitution. You will learn the most important institutes and forms of social security.

Full programme

The idea of social security in the Italian Constitution and in the European Union Law
Sources of the social security system
The progressive realization of a social security system in ordinary legislation
The social security system: subjects, legal relationship, events protected, taxable base, contributions
Pensions: general system
Industrial accidents and occupation diseases
Social insurance for invalidity
Health care: the National Health Service, the sickness benefits for common diseases, parental leave
The social security system for the unemployed
Protection of employees in the events of the insolvency of their employer
Family allowances
Supplementary social security


M. Cinelli, Diritto della previdenza sociale, Giappichelli, Torino, 2013. Excluded capitoli 7, 10 - sezione IV, 13 - sezioni II e III

Teaching methods


Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of an oral interview designed to assess the knowledge acquired by the student and his ability to critical reconstruction of the matter.

Other information

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