Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
1° periodo di lezioni - 2° anno (1A) Sep 29, 2017 Nov 9, 2017
1° periodo di lezioni - 1° anno (1B) Nov 10, 2017 Dec 23, 2017
2° periodo di lezioni - 2° anno (2A) Feb 8, 2018 Mar 24, 2018
2° periodo di lezioni - 1° anno (2B) Apr 5, 2018 May 19, 2018
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale – 2 appelli Jan 9, 2018 Feb 7, 2018
Sessione estiva – 2 appelli May 22, 2018 Jul 14, 2018
Sessione autunnale – 2 appelli Aug 28, 2018 Sep 26, 2018
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione autunnale – ottobre 2017 Oct 16, 2017 Oct 16, 2017
Sessione straordinaria – marzo 2018 Mar 29, 2018 Mar 29, 2018
Sessione estiva – luglio 2018 Jul 5, 2018 Jul 5, 2018
Period From To
All Saints Day Nov 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
Immaculate Conception Dec 8, 2017 Dec 8, 2017
Vacanze di Natale Dec 24, 2017 Jan 6, 2018
Easter break Mar 30, 2018 Apr 3, 2018
Liberation Day Apr 25, 2018 Apr 25, 2018
Festa dei lavoratori May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
Patron Saint Day May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018
Republic Day Jun 2, 2018 Jun 2, 2018

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Law Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Butturini Daniele +39 045 8028882

Cordiano Alessandra +39 045 8028841

Flor Roberto +39 045 8028899

Gaudenzi Barbara 045 802 8623

Giusti Marco

Gottardi Donata +39 045 8028866

Guaraldo Olivia +39 045802 8066

Ligugnana Giovanna +39 045 8028892

Masotti Lucia 0458028272

Milano Enrico +39 045 8028836

Nicolini Matteo +39 045 8028893

Omodei Sale' Riccardo 045 802 8855

Pasini Margherita +39 045 802 8558

Piasere Leonardo +39 045 802 8619

Polin Veronica 045 802 8267

Tincani Chiara +39 045 8028896

Tronca Luigi +39 045 8028075

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

To be chosen between
Final exam
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Further foreign language skills
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Stage/project work

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.

S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code






Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)



1° semestre (1A) - 2° anno dal Sep 27, 2018 al Nov 10, 2018.

Learning outcomes

This course intends to analyse the role of associations and organisations, part of the so-called “third sector”, in civil operations in the constitutional and civil code framework, including special legislation and prospects for reform.
Students will have the opportunity to analyze one of the specific non-profit area of intervention, in the field of family protection and childcare. This course generally intends to introduce the students in these juridical problems, which they can address in their professional activity: knowledge of administrative jurisdiction, social services administration and public intervention focused on minors’ protection.
This course, in other words, will give students instruments to see how they could insure family and child protection in emergency operations, caused by immigration uncontrolled because of humanities reasons, wars or climatic events. This way, students will be able to understand the juridical context of non-profit operations, their guidelines and limits in order to manager of the principal types of risks.

Teaching Methods
Lectures regarding basic elements indispensable in terms of giuridical and cultural understanding, complemented by self-assessment tests enabling each students to assess the level of knowledge acquired. Also, several clarifications will be provided on e-learning through scholarly articles and case law.
Anyway, students have the possibility to resolve uncertainties during the weekly student meeting according the timetable published in the professor’s webpage.


1) Regulations of juridical persons (corporations sole and unincorporeted associations) and Third sector system
- Study of juridical persons and collective entities: associations, foundations, committees; the setting-up and modification of juridical persons; the liability profiles of the bodies and management.
- No-profit sector: legal framework of the institutional bodies, no-profit associations, foundations and temporary associations, “Onlus” (NGO, voluntary organisation, social cooperatives) and hypotheses for reform them.
- Areas of actions: particular in “private social sector”, family law and childhood protection.

2) Dynamic interplay between private social sector, social service administration and jurisdiction in the field of individual, family and child protection
- The competent supervisory authority: Tribunale civile e penale ordinario; Giudice Tutelare; Tribunale per i minorenni; Procura (prosecutor office).
- Civil action law regarding family and minors law.
- The role of Social services (ordinary and specialist one) in juridical decisions: skills, organization and limits of them. The role of “private social sector”.
- Processual actors: tutore, curatore and minor right of defense. The “Autorità garante dei diritti dei minori”.

3) Public intervention in childhood protection
- Best interest of the child and his fundamental rights.
- Control of parental responsibilities: limiting measures, revocation, juvenile justice (ordinary jurisdictional protection and urgently proceeding, executions). Temporary care and adoption.
- Administrative urgently protection: urgently removal procedure by social services and the role of private social sector. Childcare proceeding carry out by social services.

4) Family law and “migrations pathways”
- International adoption. Solidarity-related childcare. The kafalah.
- The protection of foreign minors, accompanied or unaccompanied: the entrance of the territory, protection measures and residence permit.
- Aspects of international child abduction.

F. RUSCELLO, Istituzioni di diritto privato, 2013, Vol. 1, I, Cap. XIII (pp. 227-244);
L. LENTI-J. LONG, Diritto di famiglia e servizi sociali, Giappichelli, 2014, Parte seconda, Capitoli VIII (pp. 121-140), XVII e XXVIII (pp. 277-344);
F. RUSCELLO, Diritto di famiglia, Pacini, 2017.
A. CORDIANO, Prime riflessioni sulle nuove disposizioni in materia di misure di protezione dei minori stranieri non accompagnati, in Nuova giur. civ. comm., 2017, n. 9, p. 1299 ss.
A.C. MORO, Manuale di diritto minorile, Zanichelli, 2008, Parte Terza, Capitolo 15, paragrafo 15.5 (pp. 450-455).
Further materials available to students during the course on e-learning.
Suggest use of the last edition of civil Code and legal framework.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Francesco Ruscello Diritto di famiglia Pacini 2020
L. Lenti Diritto di famiglia e servizi sociali Giappichelli 2018
Francesco Ruscello Istituzioni di diritto privato I - Nuova edizione Giuffrè 2013 8814182817

Examination Methods

Oral examination on the programme as a whole, including e-learning documents.
The result of the examination will be expressed in thirtieths.
ERASMUS students are invited to contact Prof. Alessandra Cordiano to agree upon the program and the exam.

Teaching materials

Type D and Type F activities

Le attività che consentono l’acquisizione dei crediti riservati alle attività formative a libera scelta dello studente (TAF D) sono le seguenti:
• Un insegnamento attivato nei Corsi di studi afferenti al Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche;
• Un laboratorio didattico attivato nei Corsi di studi afferenti al Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche;
• Un insegnamento previsto dall’Offerta Formativa di Ateneo, non impartito nell’ambito dei corsi di studi afferenti al Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche: il riconoscimento dei crediti acquisiti sarà subordinato alla preventiva presentazione di coerenti programmi formativi valutati e approvati dal Collegio didattico.
• Attività formative organizzate dai singoli docenti del Collegio didattico o del Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche: previa approvazione del Collegio;
• Attività formative che implicano la partecipazione a convegni o seminari organizzati sotto il “logo” del Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche o dell’Ateneo: devono essere preventivamente approvate dal Collegio didattico indicando un docente di riferimento del Collegio didattico ovvero del Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche.
• Attività formative che implicano la partecipazione a convegni o seminari organizzati prive del “logo” del Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche o dell’Ateneo: devono essere approvate dal Collegio didattico indicando un docente di riferimento del Collegio didattico ovvero del Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche.

Le attività che consentono l’acquisizione dei crediti riservati alle ulteriori attività formative (TAF F) sono le seguenti:
• Ulteriori competenze linguistiche (6 cfu)
• Stage o Project Work (6 cfu)

Al link la modulistica per l'inserimento di attività non selezionabili in autonomia dallo studente in sede di compilazione del piano degli studi

Modules not yet included

Career prospects

Module/Programme news

News for students

There you will find information, resources and services useful during your time at the University (Student’s exam record, your study plan on ESSE3, Distance Learning courses, university email account, office forms, administrative procedures, etc.). You can log into MyUnivr with your GIA login details.

Student mentoring


Internships are aimed at enabling students to gain direct knowledge of the world of work and to acquire specific professional skills.

Internships are carried out under the responsibility of an individual lecturer, and can be carried out in professional firms, public administration bodies and companies recognised by the University of Verona.

Any CFU credits gained by doing internships will be recognised and recorded by the University in accordance with the relevant University regulations in force (Regolamento d’Ateneo per il riconoscimento dei crediti maturati negli stage universitari).

For further information on internships, please go to:

Language skills


List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Analisi e riorganizzazione delle strutture comunitarie Various topics
La social network analysis applicata allo studio dei contesti colpiti da eventi catastrofici Various topics
L'intervento sociale in situazioni d'emergenza Various topics
Politiche d'intervento in condizioni d'emergenza Various topics
Terzo settore e gestione delle situazioni d'emergenza Various topics

Gestione carriere

Area riservata studenti