5 years single cycle degree in LAW (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester


Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6

Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of the sources' system of European Law is required.
Good English skills (from intermediate – CEFR: B1) are also required.

In order to have access to the exam of European Contract Law, Italian Students are required to have passed the following exams: Istituzioni di Diritto Privato 1 and 2.
Examination methods: For those who have actively attended the course (almost 40 hours), the exame will consist exclusevely in the discussion of a PP presentation made by the student, on one of the following general topics: 1) sharing economy; 2) franchising and international distribution agreements; 3) big data; 4) digital identity; 5) ODR; 6) Review system

For non-attending students: oral examination consisting of questions on the subjects indicated under paragraph “Course programme”. The subject that non-attending Students should study will be more detailed during the course (see moodle-page).
Course unit contents: The first part of the course will deal with the sources and principles of European Contract Law and with the relationships between EU Law and the legislation of Member States, the focus being on harmonisation of national laws.

The second part of the course will address specific issues relating to the formation of the contract and its effects, as well as to the performance and the remedies in case of non-performance.

The last part of the course will tackle with two subjects: 1) the so-called “sharing economy”; 2) and the franchising agreement.