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degree courses
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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
MODERN LANGUAGES FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND COOPERATION
Course unit
PRIVATE COMPARATIVE LAW
LE02102039, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
MODERN LANGUAGES FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND COOPERATION
IF0314, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PRIVATE COMPARATIVE LAW
Website of the academic structure https://www.disll.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
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

Lecturers
Teacher in charge NICOLA BRUTTI IUS/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses IUS/02 Comparative Private Law 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2016 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 1920 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 BRUTTI NICOLA (Presidente)
PICCINNI MARIASSUNTA (Membro Effettivo)
DE VINCENTIIS ANDREA (Supplente)
FUSARO ARIANNA (Supplente)
4 1819 - Brutti 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 BRUTTI NICOLA (Presidente)
CONZ MATTEO (Membro Effettivo)
SALVALAIO MANUELA (Membro Effettivo)
SARAVALLE ALBERTO (Supplente)
3 1819 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 BRUTTI NICOLA (Presidente)
PICCINNI MARIASSUNTA (Membro Effettivo)
DE VINCENTIIS ANDREA (Supplente)
2 1718 - Viglione 01/06/2018 30/11/2018 VIGLIONE FILIPPO (Presidente)
PICCINNI MARIASSUNTA (Membro Effettivo)
DE VINCENTIIS ANDREA (Supplente)
1 1718 - Brutti 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 BRUTTI NICOLA (Presidente)
CONZ MATTEO (Membro Effettivo)
SALVALAIO MANUELA (Membro Effettivo)
SARAVALLE ALBERTO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Good knowledge of Italian and English. Regular attendance at classes is highly recommended.
Target skills and knowledge: The course is aimed at providing basic knowledge on Comparative Private Law and legal translation in order to enable students to understand and translate some English legal texts like acts and judicial decisions.
Examination methods: Written test
Assessment criteria: The possibility of an early exam session will be granted only to those who have attended classes.
Course unit contents: The course is divided into four parts:

- The concept and purposes of Comparative Law. The method of Comparative Law. The theory of Legal Formants, Legal Transplants, Uniform Law.

- Legal systems and models: critical-historical overview

- Interdisciplinary approach: Law and...

- Case analysis and translation issues: lectures and commentaries on case law
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lessons and seminars will be supported by multimedia tools, interdisciplinary seminars, interactive debate and individuals or groups items of work. As a requirement of this course you will need to select a topic for a term paper based on cases and materials provided on the e-learning platform.
Additional notes about suggested reading: All the students are recommended to read carefully the files uploaded into the e-learning platform in order to better prepare the exam.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Nicola Brutti, Diritto privato comparato: letture interdisciplinari. --: --, 2019. (in corso di pubblicazione) Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Problem based learning
  • Concept maps
  • Art Based methods