75698 - Public Administration and Tourism Market

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

Industry, innovation and infrastructure Reduced inequalities Sustainable cities Peace, justice and strong institutions

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The present Course aims to give students an overview of principles and legal institutes of Administrative Law focusing on their practical application to tourism.

In particular, the course shall focus on the main legal topics of administrative law, such as legal entities and public organization in their multiple forms according to founding acts of legislation, liability of public authorities, relationships between public authorities, relationships between public authorities and private undertakings or citizens.

Course contents

     I MODULE:

  1. The law of public authorities
  2. Legal system and public authority: a constitutional approach
  3. Administrative organization: general aspects
  4. The organization of public bodies
  5. Subjective legal situations
  6. Administrative proceeding
  7. The conclusion of administrative proceedings: the administrative decision and the agreement under public law
  8. Public authorities and civil law
  9. The evolution of Italian administrative judicial system
  10. Administrative judicial remedies


  1. Government of the territory: an introduction
  2. Government of the territory and Urban Law
  3. The legal regime of assets
  4. Urban planning and property
  5. Use of the territory and general urban planning
  6. Territory planning
  7. Territory executive planning
  8. The landscape and its legal dimension
  9. Landscape, environment and government of the territory
  10. Landscape in the Italian Constitution
  11. Landscape in the European Convention and in the Italian Code of cultural heritage and landscape
  12. Landscape goods
  13. Administrative functions: protection and enhancement of landscape goods
  14. Landscape constraints, landscape planning and landscape approvals
  15. Administrative and criminal penalties
  16. Tourism Law: an introduction
  17. Sources and principles of tourism law
  18. Tourism organisation: administrative functions and responsabilities
  19. Tourism enterprises
  20. Tourism professions
  21. Types of tourism and tourism products
  22. Goods and tourism


Part I:

Maurizio Michele Cafagno, Diana Urania Galetta, Guido Greco, Margherita Ramajoli, Marco Sica, "Argomenti di diritto amministrativo", volume I, Giuffrè editore, last edition.

Part II:

Piera Maria Vipiana, Diritto pubblico del turismo, Pacini Giuridica Editore, last edition.

Teaching methods

90 hours of lectures and seminars held by experts.

Teaching methods are academic lessons, promoting dialogue and debate with students.

Assessment methods

andhe exam is an oral exam.

The exam cover Part I and Part II of the course, and aim at evaluating the skills and the critical abilities developed by the students as regards to the administrative law explained during lectures, and their applications to tourism.

The students’ knowledge is assessed through a discussion, to evaluate the actual achievement of the learning outcomes. The exam consists in an interview with the appointed commission on the topics included in the programme.

The assessment will take into account the knowledge of the relevant institutional framework, the ability to single out connections between the relevant topics, to critical reasoning, as well as the clarity of presentation and critical thinking

The final mark is computed as the simple average of the two marks obtained for Part I and Part II, it is out of 30 points, and the minimum mark required to pass the exam is 18 /30.

It is not possible to bring books, personal notes or electronic devices in the exam. Registration for the exam is compulsory, and students have to register through AlmaEsami [https://almaesami.unibo.it/almaesami/welcome.htm] according to the general rules of the School of Economics and Management.

Only final marks will be registered on AlmaEsami.

Teaching tools


Office hours

See the website of Anna Cicchetti

See the website of Roberto Manservisi