cod. 1006298

Academic year 2017/18
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Diritto privato (IUS/01)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
36 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The course aims to provide the student with an understanding of Italian familiy law, including its possible future developments.
In particular: I) Knowledge and comprehension skills. Knowledge of the fundamenta institutions of familiy law and relevant case law.II) Ability to apply knowlwdge and understanding. At the end of course, the student will be able to analyse facts and apply the appropriate law to the case presented to them. III) Making Judgement. The student will be able to use their legal knowledge to evaluate and analyse the main legal decisions in this subject. IV) Communication skills. The student will be able to speak confidently about family law.



Course unit content

The course aims to provide te student with the fundamentals of family law, with particular reference to the aspects and issues that arise with the subject. The following issues will therefore be examined: marriage, personal and economic relations between spouses, marriage in crisis: separation of the spouses, the dissolution of marriage. Civil partnership and de facto cohabitation in the light of L.20 May 2016, n.76

Full programme

See contents


G. BONILINI, Manuale di diritto di famiglia, UTET, Torino, 2016, VII ed. (p.30 to p. 189 and from p.225 to p.442.)

In addition, the student needs to choose one of the following textbooks:
a) A. DI MAJO, Codice civile, Giuffrè, Milano, ult. ed.
b) F. BOCCHINI, Codice della famiglia e dei minori, Giuffré, Milano, ult. ed.

Teaching methods

The course will consist of lectures (using slides) and classroom discussion with students.

Assessment methods and criteria

The achievement of all the educational objectives ( I,II,III, IV) will be assesssed through a final oral test that will consist of answering orally at least three questions relating to the course, encompassing both the course textbooks and the lectures.

Other information

The teaching materals used in lectures will be available to the students on the Elly portal.