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Course unit
GIP5070837, A.A. 2016/17

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
GI0269, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2016/17
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination LEGAL GERMAN
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Private Law and Critique of Law
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction German
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge ALESSANDRO GALLI

Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 3.0
Language/Final exam NN Undefined/Interdisciplinary 3.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Start of activities 27/02/2017
End of activities 09/06/2017
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 A.A. 2017/18 sede di Treviso 15/02/2018 30/09/2018 GALLI ALESSANDRO (Presidente)
GIROLAMI MATILDE (Membro Effettivo)
SOLARI STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
RUPIK VICTOR (Supplente)
2 A.A. 2017/18 sede di Treviso 02/10/2017 14/02/2018 GALLI ALESSANDRO (Presidente)
GIROLAMI MATILDE (Membro Effettivo)
SOLARI STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
RUPIK VICTOR (Supplente)
1 A.A. 2016/17 04/05/2017 30/09/2017 GALLI ALESSANDRO (Presidente)
GIROLAMI MATILDE (Membro Effettivo)
SOLARI STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: In order to follow this course, students should demonstrate at least basic German languages skills (A2 ECRF or higher).
Target skills and knowledge: The principal skills developed are: specific language skills (both written and spoken) needed to consult, understand and comment on a wide range of authentic German legal texts and sources; ability to translate German legal texts and terminology into Italian; from a comparative perspective, ability to focus on the distinctive features of the German legal system and discuss differences and/or similarities between the German and the Italian legal traditions.
Examination methods: The exam is in German and consists in an oral test. Students who do not attend the course regularly are invited to contact the Teacher to define one or more specific topics and tasks for exam preparation.
Assessment criteria: Assessment is based on the student's knowledge and understanding of German legal texts and terminology that are part of the course syllabus.
Course unit contents: This course aims at providing students with a thorough grounding in the basics of the German legal system and legal language.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Regular consultation and analysis of legal texts as a starting point for: grammar practice, terminology study, individual and class discussion. Regular use of authentic video/audio resources to develop listening skills.
Additional notes about suggested reading: For those who attend the course on a regular basis a reader will be distributed. In addition, the following textbooks are recommended:
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • H. Dreyer, R. Schmitt, Grammatica tedesca con esercizi. Lehr- und Übungsbuch der Deutschen Grammatik. Ismaning: Hueber, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Heike Simon, Gisela Funk-Baker, Einführung in das deutsche Recht und die deutsche Rechtssprache. München: C.H. Beck, 2013. Cerca nel catalogo