1. The course aims to highlight the italian Constitutional law and to describe the path of institutional and political transformation of the European Union.
2. In the second part of the course, the legal profiles of public information and communication activities will be investigated.
3. Students will learn the tools with which individuals and groups can activate forms of public control of institutional power centers and pressure for democratic change.
4. A written multiple-choice assessment questionnaire on public law fundamentals will be submitted to the students in order to verify their entrance level. Possible mid-term exams will be agreed only with the attending students. At the end of the course is scheduled for all students a final oral exam.
5. Analyzing the legislation, the doctrine and some case law, students will be helped to understand the legal system and its practical implementation.




The course Constitutional Law and EU institutions is structured in such a way as to assess the level of knowledge upon entry of each student, so as to be able to offer specific basic training for those who have not taken exams in legal disciplines.

The course, entitled "Democratic constitutionalism under test, in Italy and in the European Union", is divided into a first part (about 30 hours) in which the following topics will be studied in depth, with reference to today's historical, social, political and institutional: the notion of constitutionalism and the struggle for the Constitution; the limits to the powers and the guarantees of rights in Italy and in the EU; legality and production of law in Italy and in the E.U .; attempts at constitutional revision in Italy and institutional reform in the E.U .; separation and balancing of powers in modern and contemporary constitutionalism.

Adopted texts

R. Bin, G. Pitruzzella, Diritto costituzionale, Giappichelli, Torino, ultima edizione.

Articles, essays, fact sheets and other materials discussed and presented in class.



Study modes

Distance learning

Exam modes

Oral exam

Exam reservation date start Exam reservation date end Exam date
20/12/2020 10/01/2021 11/01/2021
12/01/2021 22/01/2021 25/01/2021
25/01/2020 05/02/2021 08/02/2021
15/02/2021 09/04/2021 19/04/2021
07/04/2021 27/05/2021 07/06/2021
07/06/2021 21/06/2021 05/07/2021
07/06/2021 05/07/2021 19/07/2021
18/07/2021 23/08/2021 06/09/2021
06/09/2021 04/10/2021 18/10/2021
18/10/2021 27/12/2021 10/01/2022
Course sheet
  • Academic year: 2020/2021
  • Curriculum: Comunicazione integrata per Enti Pubblici e no-profit / LM-59
  • Year: Second year
  • Semester: First semester
  • SSD: IUS/08
  • CFU: 9
  • Attività formative affini ed integrative
  • Ambito disciplinare: Attività formative affini o integrative
  • Lecture (Hours): 72
  • CFU: 9.00
  • SSD: IUS/08