Private law (2015/2016)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Riccardo Omodei Sale'
Riccardo Omodei Sale'
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
secondo semestre triennali dal Feb 15, 2016 al Jun 1, 2016.

Lesson timetable

secondo semestre triennali
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Magna - Silos di Ponente  
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Magna - Silos di Ponente  
Wednesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Magna - Silos di Ponente  
Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Magna - Silos di Ponente  

Learning outcomes

The course will provide to students knowledge of principles and rules which regulate private relationships and ability to settle questions in the field of Private Law.


Private law in general - Application and interpretation of the law - Conflicts of laws - Personal status and relationships - Legal facts and legal acts - Physical persons and legal persons - Assets and rights in rem - Law of obligations - Contracts in general - Individual contracts - Consumer contracts - Non-contractual sources of obligations - Torts - Family law in general - Marriage - Parenthood - Wills and trusts - Donations - Enforcement of rights.

Suggested readings (alternatively):

- A. TRABUCCHI, Istituzioni di diritto civile, 47a ed., WOLTERS KLUWER - CEDAM, 2015, with exclusion of: Capo IX Sez. III (procedure concorsuali), Capo X Sez. V (contratti di banca e di conto corrente), Capo XII Sez. III (titoli di credito e valori mobiliari), Capo XIII (proprietà intellettuale e concorrenza).

- A. TORRENTE – P. SCHLESINGER, Manuale di diritto privato, 22a ed., Giuffrè, 2015, with exclusion of Chapter XLVI (contratti bancari), LI, sezione D) (titoli di credito), LII (cambiale), LIIII (assegni), from LVI to LXIV.

We also recommend the latest edition of a Civil Code which includes, in addition to the main civil laws, the texts of the Constitution and the Treaties of the European Union.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test.

Teaching aids