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  • Teacher Annalisa Atti

  • Credits 2

  • SSD IUS/01

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Employment and Business Relations Consultant (cod. 9230)

  • Course Timetable from Oct 27, 2021 to Nov 24, 2021


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

Quality education Decent work and economic growth

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

By the end of the seminar every student will achieve elements of knowledge of the new digital world and its relationship with civil law; he will be able to deal with the basics of the relevant civil law issues, while being aware of their complexity and of the existing lack of an organic ruling.

Course contents

The advent of new technologies, the birth of new entrants and new goods, the rise of new opportunities and problems affects civil law (whose origins date back to roman law and to an “analog” world) with new issues and uncertainties, new needs for protection and ruling, in a growing digital and technological perspective.

Seminar programme:

- IA, technology and the individual: from bioethics to the basic rules of robotics

- IA, new technologies and processing of personal data: new and old righs, new and old protections

- Dematerialisation and rights in rem: new goods and new riches, from belongingness to digital heritage

- IA and contractual activity: from e-commerce to the smart contract

- IA and liability: from self-driving vehicles to algorithm liability


Teaching material shall be supplied via VirtualLearningEnvironment https://virtuale.unibo.it/

Teaching methods

The format of the seminar involves an introductory framing of every subject, in-depth discussion in the classroom through the examination of papers, case law rulings, guidance material, etc.

Assessment methods

Attendance to the seminar is mandatory and shall be verified within the classroom.

Such requirement shall be fulfilled by the attendance to at least 80% of the entire meetings.

At the end of seminar, I'll assign to attending students a short paper.

Final evaluation shall be either “pass” or “fail”, after a multiple choice test.

Teaching tools

Students suffering from disability or learning disorders in need for compensation tools, may report their needs to the relevant teacher in order to address such issues and agree on proper measures. Please check the following website: www.studentidisabili.unibo.it

Article, teaching material and other utilities on VirtualLearningEnvironment VirtualLearningEnvironment https://virtuale.unibo.it/

Office hours

See the website of Annalisa Atti