cod. 23888

Academic year 2023/24
4° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Diritto internazionale (IUS/13)
Attività formative in ambiti disciplinari affini o integrativi a quelli di base e caratterizzanti, anche con riguardo alle culture di contesto e alla formazione interdisciplinare
Type of training activity
55 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

At the end of the course students should be familiar with ways of:
understanding the different techniques of the delimitation of the application of Italian law and Italian jurisdiction, as well as the techniques of the application of foreign law;
analyzing and correctly applying International treaties and European Union Law in private international matters;
formulating legal arguments with knowledge language and ability to adequate reasoning.


Preparatory activities for students of the Course of LAW:
Principles of Private Law, Principles of Roman Law, Constitutional Law, Civil Procedural Law, Public International Law, European Union Law.

Course unit content

The course focuses on the analysis of private international relations, which result from the Italian Law of 31 May 1995 n. 218 of private international law, from the most important international conventions and from the Regulations of the European Union. During the course, in particular, general issues of private international law and of procedural international civil law will be addressed. In this context, particular attention will be dedicated to the matter relating the private international law of contracts (EC REG. n. 593/2008), of family matters (EU Reg. n. 1259/2010 and UE Reg. n. 1111/2019) and to the matter concerning civil jurisdiction and recognition of judgments in civil and commercial matters (EU Reg. n. 1215/2012).

Full programme

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FRANZINA P., Introduzione al diritto internazionale privato, Giappichelli, Torino, seconda edizione, 2023, pp. 3-348

Teaching methods

The course will be conducted by oral frontal lessons, in which the dialogue with the class wil be taken into great account. Some practical exercises and seminars, consisting in the analysis of Italian and foreign sentences, will be held during the course, with the direct partecipation of the students.
The videorecording of the lessons will be usable only from students of the Public Administration, based upon their prior specific request.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.
The acquired knowledge and understanding abilities and capabilities of practical application will be tested by addressing to the student at least two questions with the aim of assessing the actual knowledge of the norms and the related mechanisms of private and procedural international law.
Learning abilities will be tested by assessing the capability of using correct juridical terminology,the capability of explaining the meaning of specific expressions or concepts and of organizing coerently, adequately and in a reasoned manner the acquired notions.
The exam will be held in presence.

Other information

Some sentences relating Private international law will be inserted on ELLY Platform.