The course presupposes knowledge of basic concepts of Private Law and Constitutional law.
The course is aimed at providing students with a well-constructed knowledge of the International Law outlines and an introduction to the main thematic parts of which it consists.
Origins and nature of International law. The subjects: States and other entities. The individual in International Law. The sources. Custom. Peremptory Rules (jus cogens). Codification agreements. International Treaties. The Law of Treaties in the light of the Vienna Convention. Sources envisaged by agreements. International Organizations. Relationship between domestic law and international law. Adaptation of the domestic legal system to customary law and to treaties. Jurisdictional immunities of States and of their organs. Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts. The settlement of international disputes .
GIOIA, Diritto internazionale, fifth edition, 2015, with the exception of Chapters XII, XIII , XIV and XV;
CONFORTI, Diritto internazionale, latest edition: excluding paragraphs 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37.
Face to face lectures. Introduction to the Course contents, also by examining international practice and case-law.
Readiness to offer individual assistance to incoming students also in english language. Readiness to accept examination of incoming students also in english/french language