Filippo Briguglio in 1985 passed secondary school-leaving
examination at Minghetti classical high school in Bologna with
In 1991 he was graduated in Law at the University of Bologna,
obtaining 110 cum laude, disputing a Roman Law thesis titled “I
beneficia, nelle garanzie dell'obbligazione in Diritto
After degree, Filippo Briguglio continued studying Roman Law and
immediately started collaborating with the chairs of Institutes of
Roman Law, History of Roman Law and Roman Law of the Law Faculty at
the University of Bologna participating to the examining boards and
seminarial activities and assisting the students both about
research and about dogmatic knowledge widening.
He won first place at the competition for admission at the course
of Research Doctorate in “Roman Law and Comparative Method” at the
University of Ferrara.
In academic year 2001-2002 he received appointment for teaching
Institutes of Roman Law at the Law Faculty of the University of
In academic year 2002-2003 he received appointment for teaching
under Teaching Module about Roman Law Institutes teaching (Course
M-Q) at the Law Faculty at the University of Bologna.
In academic year 2002-2003 he received appointment for teaching in
academic year 2003-2004 Roman Commercial Law at the Law Faculty of
the University of Bologna – Branch of Ravenna.
During the same academic year 2002-2003 he received appointment for
teaching in academic year 2003-2004 under the Teaching Module about
Roman Law teaching (course R-Z) at the Law Faculty of the
University of Bologna.
On 30th March 2004 he became Associated Professor at the University
of Bologna and was employed as Associated Professor starting from
21st April 2004 at the same University.
He works now as Full Professor of Institutes of Roman Law at the
Law Faculty of the University of Bologna.
In 1998 he had been studying for four months at Institut für
Römisches Recht of the University of Salisburg where under the
guide of Professor Reiner and attending the courses held by
Professor Hackl, he improved his preparation, widening his law
knowledge with German culture. During this period he had also
attended courses of German Language (Grundstufe I and II) at the
German Institute of the University of Salisburg, passing the final
examination with the best marks.
In 1999 he spent another period abroad for studying at the Faculté
de droit et des sciences économiques de l'Université de Neuchâtel,
where he had the privilege of being followed by the influential
guide of Professor Carlo Augusto Cannata.
In 2000 he spent another period for studying at the Institut für
römisches Recht at the University of Köln where he developed
research activity under the guide of Professor Andreas Wacke (of
the University of Köln) and Gabor Hamza (of the University of
In 2001 he spent another period studying at the Institut für
römisches Recht at the University of Köln under the guide of
Professor Andreas Wacke.
He has a very deep knowledge of German and French and a good
knowledge of English language. He perfectly controls all the most
modern softwares applied to the romanistic science, both in net and
with magnetic supports.
In 1996, he created the Internet site DROL “Roman Law on
line”, which is dedicated to the modern electronic supports for the
sciences of the ancient times and in particular of Roman law. Up to
now this website has been contacted by more than 360.000 people all
over the world and is announced by numerous romanistic sites of