Class Estudos Avançados de Direito Civil

  • Presentation


    It is entirely appropriate to introduce a course of Civil Law in this Third Cycle of Studies.
    This is a scientific area in which social dynamism is felt with particular intensity. Making doctoral students aware of the latest developments means preparing them for the future.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    A. The European framework for civil law

    I - The Work of International Working Groups (¿Lando Commission¿ and the Principles of European Contract Law; European Principles of the Law of Responsibility; ¿Study Group for a European Civil Code¿)

    II - Areas already harmonized by European law

    1. The Rome I and Rome II Regulations on the law applicable to contractual and non-contractual obligations

    2. The Brussels I Regulation on jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters

    3. The Regulations on the european enforcement order, european injunction procedure, european small claims procedure, european account preservation, on insolvency proceedings, on matrimonial matters and parental responsibility, and in matters of succession

    B. Fundamental Rights and Civil Law

  • Objectives


    Students are expected to know the evolution of the Law of Obligations on the last quarter of the past century and on the present XXIth century.
    This is the reason to study the main scientific researches carried out in order to reform the contract and the tort law, as well as the reforms already accomplishied.

    The studens shall so dispose of the devices to carry out research in the areas of their particular interest.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies.
    After some initial classes by the professor, change to the regime of seminars. Each student shall introduce a theme, with a closing oral discussion, and present a written research report.
    Evaluation methods.
    Participation on the seminar discussions, 15%.
    Research report and oral presentation, 85 %.

  • References


    Principles of European Contract Law, Parts I and II, Prepared by The Comission on European Contract Law, Edited by LANDO, Ole and BEALE, Hugh, The Hague / London /Boston, Kluwer Law International, 2000, ISBN 90-411-1305-3. European Group on Tort Law, Principles of European Tort Law, Text and Commentary, Wien / New York, Springer, 2005, ISBN-10 3-211-23084-8-X.

    Principles, Definitions and Model Rules of European Private Law, Draft Common Frame of Reference, Outline Editon, Prepared by the Study Group on a European Civil Code, Edited by BAR, Chr. von (and o.), Munich, Sellier, 2009, ISBN 978-3-86653-097-3.
    Droit Compare¿ et Europe¿en, Volume 31, La Re¿forme du Droit Franc¿ais des Contrats, Sous la direction de FAUVARQUE- COSSON, B. / WICKER, G., Paris, Socie¿te¿ de Le¿gislation Compare¿e, 2019, ISBN 978-2-36517-080-2.


  • Office Hours

    Office Hours

    Nome do docente  

    Horário de atendimento


    Nuno Castro Marques

    Sexta-feira - 10h30








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