cod. 1008325

Academic year 2023/24
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Diritto amministrativo (IUS/10)
"discipline economiche, sociali, giuridiche per l'architettura e l'urbanistica"
Type of training activity
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
4 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

To acquire knowledge and understanding of the course subjects

At the end of the course, students will have a good knowledge of construction law.
Students will also have a basic knowledge of Cultural Heritage Law and of the main legal issues concerning the Italian and European systems in the topic of Environmental Law.

At the end of the course the student will be able to orient themselves independently in the field of construction law and will have an introductory knowledge of cultural heritage and environmental law.


The knowledge of the basic concepts of administrative law is recommended

Course unit content

Construction law

Cultural Heritage law

Environmental law

Full programme


• Construction law
Building licenses
Derogations and incentives
Urban regeneration

• Cultural and Landscape Heritage law

Protection of cultural heritage
Fruition and enhancement
Landscape Heritage

• Environmental law

Strategic Environmental Assesment
Water, Air and Waste


- Slides of the lectures, notes, and teaching materials

- D.P.R. 380/2001 (Consolidated Construction Law Act)
- Italian Code of Cultural Heritage and Landscape (d.lgs. 42/2004)
- Italian Code of Environment (d.lgs. 152/2006)
- European Environmental Law

Slides of the lectures, teaching materials, the mentioned Directives and laws will be available on Elly’s Platform

Teaching methods

Lessons will be held in-person

First step = stage
The first part of the course will analyse general issues concerning construction law, cultural heritage and environmental law .

Second stage
Students, divided into groups, will then be invited (if possible) to study and and present the main topics of the course to the class, using slides and reports.
Students will be expected to learn and acquire the contents taken from the materials provided by the Professor in an interactive way (that is, through cooperative learning and learning by doing).

Third stage
Lastly, still working in groups, students will study some legal systems relative to the different countries that they will choose to visit virtually. Each group will then have to submit one or more report.
After the second stage, and at the end of the course, students will be invited to discuss their projects with some stakeholders.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.

• Attending students:
- 40% of the final score will depend on the oral exam concerning traditional lectures;
- 50 % of the final score will be based on the results of the work carried out in the second and third stages of the course,
- 10% of the final score will be based on the level of participation, commitment and cooperation shown during the lessons.

• Non-attending students:
a traditional oral examination which will be based on the materials provided by the Professor.

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