TRANSPORT LAW

TRANSPORT LAW

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Code
63741
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8698 Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business (L-18) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Transport Law analysis the International, European and Italian legislation that regulates the access to transport services, the related infrastructures and the main contracts in the transport sector with reference to their implications in the economic activities.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at giving the students a profound introduction into several aspects of transport law (infrastructures, access to transport services, transport contracts), improving their ability to understand the general system of the international and European Union transport law and its implications on national legislation.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the Course, students should have to acquire knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of Transport Law and should be able to elaborate their knowledge and understanding. In particular, they should be able to read critically the normative texts and draw their conclusions. In addition, students should be able to communicate their knowledge and conclusions.

PREREQUISITES

Institutes in Private Law and Pubblic Law.

Teaching methods

The course consists in 72 hours of frontal lessons.
Class attendance is recommended.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Sources of Transport Law
  • Transport infrastructure (ports, airports, rail and road infrastructures)
  • Transport services (port operations and technical-nautical services; ground handling services, rail services)
  • Liberalization process of air, rail and road transport and maritime cabotage
  • Contracts in the field of transport (charterparties, contracts of carriage of passengers and of goods, multimodal transport contract, logistics services contract, etc.)

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

M. Casanova - M. Brignardello, Corso breve di diritto dei trasporti, Giuffrè, 2017

Alternately, students can prepare the exam on any up-to-date university textbook that analysis all of the topics listed in the program.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: See Aulaweb

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course consists in 72 hours of frontal lessons.
Class attendance is recommended.

LESSONS START

1st semester

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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TRANSPORT LAW

EXAMS

Exam description

The written exam consists of at least three open-ended questions on the topics covered by the program of the Course.

Assessment methods

The exam aims to verify students’ learning skills, knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of Transport Law, critical reading of normative texts, ability to draw their own conclusions and communication skills.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Recommendations:
Students are requested to register to Aulaweb to gain access to the classroom materials and other information.

Limits:
Examinations can be repeated without limits.

Further information for students not attending classes:
The content of the Course, the bibliography, the exam description and the assessment methods are the same as above for the students attending classes