Legal services
Study-unit Code
Consulente del lavoro
Simone Vezzani
  • Simone Vezzani
  • 40 ore - Simone Vezzani
Course Regulation
Coorte 2021
Learning activities
Academic discipline
Type of study-unit
Obbligatorio (Required)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
The course examines the EU legal system, its sources, its institutions, the competences of the European Court of Justice, the incorporation of EU law into domestic law.
Video lectures and other materials are available on the online platform.
The last part (for the 9 CFU exam) is devoted to freedom of circulation of goods and of persons.
Reference texts
Students may choose one of the following textbooks:

MENGOZZI, MORVIDUCCI, "Istituzioni di Diritto dell'Unione Europea", Cedam, ult. ed.

GAJA, ADINOLFI, "Introduzione al Diritto dell'Unione europea", Laterza, ult. ed.

STROZZI, MASTROIANNI, "Diritto dell'Unione Europea", Giappichelli, ult. ed.

For the special part (9 CFU exam):

STROZZI, MASTROIANNI (Eds,), "Diritto dell'Unione europea. Parte speciale", Torino, Giappichelli Editore, ult. ed., limitatamente ai Capitoli I and II.
Educational objectives
Acquisition of knowledge of the EU legal system, its sources and its institutions, with special regard to the European Court of Justice and its competences in the protection of rights.
In order to be able to understand and to know how to tackle the course, it is advisable to have the basic notions of Constitutional Law.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons and online teaching.
Other information
Students, if so willing, can make a presentation in the calssroom analyzing a judgment of the CJEU.
Learning verification modality
The exam consists in an oral test, i.e. an interview about the topics included in the programme (lasting approximately 15 minutes), aiming to ascertain the knowledge level and the understanding capability acquired by the student on the topics included in the programme.
Extended program

Part One : Introduction to the study of EU Law

The European integration process: From the EEC to the EU
The Lisbon Treaty
General features of the Union legal order
The EU Institutions and their functions
The sharing of competences between the EU and its member States
The subsidiarity and proportionality principles
The admission of new member States

Part Two: The competences of the EU and the EU normative system

A) The normative system
Primary and secondary sources of EU law
The decision-making procedures and the normative system
The enforcement of EU Law: direct effects, primacy, uniform interpretation, State responsibility for the violation of EU Law
The EU external action

B) EU legal remedies
Analysis of the various actions before the UE Court of Justice

C) EU law in the Italian legal order. Exam of case-law of the ECJ and of the Italian Constitutional Court concerning the relationship between domestic law and EU law

Part 3: Special Part

The Four Freedoms. The European citizenship. The protection of fundamental rights.
Next Generation EU.

It is advisable to consult the case-law and an updated text of the TEU and of the TFEU.
The text of the Treaties and of the most important judgements is available in the website.
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