11316 - Private Law

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  • Teacher Antonio Albanese

  • Credits 9

  • SSD IUS/01

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Ravenna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Legal Consultant in Business and Public Administration (cod. 9242)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale


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

Gender equality Decent work and economic growth Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The course aims at giving students the opportunity to acquire the basics and foundations of private law applied to contracts, with special attention to business law.

Course contents

1) Private Law and its sources

2) Human rights.

3) Property, ownership and possession

3) Obligations

4) Contract: promises, structure, mistake, breach.

5) Torts law

6) Enterprise and entrepreneur


F. Galgano, Istituzioni di diritto privato, X ed., Cedam, Padova, 2021 (EDIZ. RIDOTTA)

Assessment methods

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 and to single out connections between the relevant topics, as well as the clarity of presentation and critical thinking.

Classes are held on annual basis and, therefore, students which obtain the certificate of attendance in the current academic year can take the exam only from May onword.

Registration for the final exam can be made through the application Almaesami (https://almaesami.unibo.it/almaesami/welcome.htm ).


By way of example, the following criteria will be used to assess the final mark (that will be out of 30/30):

- sufficient or barely sufficient knowledge on the programme, limited reasoning ability, some difficulties in using technical and legal language → 18-21/30;

- fairly good knowledge of the programme, adequate critical reasoning ability, sound use of technical and legal language → 22-25/30;

- comprehensive knowledge of the programme, notable reasoning ability, good command of technical and legal language → 26-29/30;

- extensive knowledge of the programme, very good reasoning ability, and ability to fully master technical-legal language → 30-30L/30.

N.B .: only ONE possibility of refusing the vote is allowed (Article 16.5 of the University Didactic Regulations) exam will take place exclusively in oral form.



Teaching tools

Students which need compensatory tools for reasons of disability or Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) will communicate to the teacher their needs so as to be directed to the dedicated person and arrange on the adoption of the most appropriate measures.

Erasmus students can ask to the Professor adjustment of the program according their learning agreement.

Office hours

See the website of Antonio Albanese