The course aims to provide students with a basic knowledge of the Constitution, the fundamental principles of democratic society, the fundamental rights and duties of people, the functioning of public institutions, the Italian form of government and its main evolutionary trends, as well as new issues of contemporary constitutionalism and global challenges that democracies are already called to face today.
The course intends to contribute to the formation of professionals who know how to participate responsibly and actively, according to their specific skills, in the social, civil and cultural life of the community, respecting the rules, rights and duties of each person.
At the end of the course, the student will have matured
- the basic knowledge of the Constitution, the fundamental principles of the contemporary legal system and the functioning of democratic institutions;
- the ability to understand, evaluate, even critically, the topics covered in the course;
- the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to concrete cases and to the dynamics of daily life.