Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Docente: Fabio Bravo
  • Credits: 6
  • SSD: IUS/01
  • Language: Italian
  • Moduli: Fabio Bravo (Modulo 1) Francesca Mollo (Modulo 2)
  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures (Modulo 1) Traditional lectures (Modulo 2)
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Management and Marketing (cod. 8406)

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide students with the fundamentals notions of Italian civil law, with special regard to goods and property, intellectual property, obligations, contracts and commercial advertising, securities and torts, natural and legal persons, including business associations and cooperatives.

Course contents

Course contents concern the following subjects:
A) First Part: 1) fundamental notions and concepts of private law; the sources of law (national law; EU Law; international law; Unidroit Principles, PECL and soft law); 2) natural and legal persons (including business association and cooperatives, no-profit organizations) and fundamental rights (including data protection law); 3) goods, property and possess; 4) obligations;
B) Second Part: 1-11) contract law, in general; 12) legal aspects of main contracts; 13) torts and civil liability.


F. Galgano, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Wolters Kluwer - Cedam, Milano, 2021, Chapters 1-19 and 23

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures. Analysis and guided debates on controversial cases. Training exercises, simulations, seminars.

Assessment methods

The final exam consists of a written and/or an oral tests.
The written test consists of 15 multiple choice questions in 15 minutes (or 10 questions in 10 minutes) and students must give at least 9 correct answers (or 6 correct answers, if the questions are 10) to be admitted to the oral test, which will determine the final score.
After the first half of classes, students who effectively attend the course can sit for a preliminary test, on the first part of the course contents. Students who do not pass the preliminary test are expected to take a final exam based on the entire course program.

Teaching tools

1. computer, projector, keynotes, multimedia materials, internet and e-learning tools;

2. case studies, models of different types of contract.

Office hours

See the website of Fabio Bravo

See the website of Francesca Mollo


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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.