The teaching focuses on the examination of the main legal institution related to private law area.
At the end of the course the student will have acquired (expected results):
(1) Knowledge and ability to understand: acquisition of knowledge related to the main private law institutions of a patrimonial nature. Acquisition of the technical terminology, and the ability to frame the individual institutions through an analysis that includes not only the study of the single topic, but also the ability to link the notions according to a systematic perspective that ranges from basic concepts such as persons or norms, up to the more specific issues related to obligation and contract law.
(2) Ability to apply knowledge and understanding: The student must be able to acquire an “active knowledge”, and not mnemonic of the subject, through the declination of the notions acquired in a practical dimension, aimed above all at framing and understanding the concrete cases, bearing in mind that private law represents, first of all, a system of rules aimed at resolving conflicts and therefore concrete cases.
(3) Autonomy of judgement: mastery of institutions, ability to assimilate concepts and to deal with the concrete case through examples. Ability to formulate also own examples, different from the ones proposed during the lessons.
(4) Communication skills: although teaching does not include specific activities aimed at developing communication skills, the student will bw able to use technical language in describing the Central concept of private law institutions.
(5) Learning skills: teaching provides the bases for learning the additional legal foreseen and for their deepening in first and second level university courses.