Civil law

Civil Law


Course outline


General Information:


School: Economics & Social Sciences

Department: Business Administration

Level of Studies: Undergraduate

Course code:  106

Semester: A

Course title: Civil Law


Weekly teaching hours: 4

Type of course: mandatory/general background

Prerequisite courses: No

Language of instruction and exams: Greek

The course is offered to Erasmus students: No

Course URL: —



General Skills:

-     Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, using the necessary technologies

-     Adaptation to new situations

-     Decision making

-     Autonomous work

-     Teamwork

-     Work in an international environment

-     Work in an interdisciplinary environment

-     Generating new research ideas

-     Project planning and management

-     Respect for diversity and multiculturalism

-     Respect for the natural environment

-     Demonstration of social, professional and ethical responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues

-     Development of criticism and self-criticism

-     Promotion of free, creative and inductive thinking

-     Other skills


Moreover, the course aims to develop the following general skills:


-     Critical ability and self-criticism

-     Ability to cooperate

-     Interpersonal skills

-     Search data using the necessary technologies


Taking into account the general skills that the graduate must acquire (as listed in the Diploma Appendix) the teaching of Civil Law offers students an approach to the complex issues of law, providing them with a new perspective to understand the critical concepts of legal relations, both at the national and European level. Students will come into contact with a wide range of rules governing the transactional relations of economic agents and at the same time will be able to outline the structure and organization of economic institutions at national and international level. Hence, they will be able to:


- to adapt to new situations


- make informed decisions


- to work in an interdisciplinary environment


- to acquire stimuli for further research activity


- to demonstrate social and moral responsibility with a criterion and the nexus of the rules of law


- and promote free and creative thinking based on inductive reasoning


Course Content:

Knowledge is provided to consolidate the basic concepts of Civil Law.


The main thematic units include (per teaching week):

-     Introduction to the Science of Law (concept, branches of law, branches of civil law, sources of law, concept of rule of law, sources, etc., time limits of validity of rules of law).

-     General Principles of Civil Law (natural person - attributes, personalization, existence and end, legal capacity).

-     Legal Capacity, Privacy Protection, Personal Data

-     Legal Entities (concept, distinctions, principles, establishment, legal personality, publicity, administration - action - liability, dissolution n.p.).

-     Right (concept, discrimination, acquisition, alteration, loss, exercise, abusive exercise, protection – judicial extrajudicial mediation independent).

-     Legal actions (concept, types, conditions of valid preparation, interpretation, defective legal actions), Sects, Deadlines, Prescription, Amortization period, Representation, Power of Attorney.

-     Tort Law (Concept, culpability, guilt and responsibility, sources and types of culpability, fulfillment, abnormal development, enhancement, transfer and extinguishment of culpability).

-     Regulated or Named Contracts (sale, lease of thing, employment contract, project contract, brokerage, order, loan, usufructuary loan, deposit, guarantee).

-     Modern Forms of Contracts (leasing, franchising factoring, forfaiting, time sharing, management agreement).

-     Real Property Law (concept, rights in rem, concept of thing and distinctions), County and Possession (concept, types, acquisition, loss and autonomy and judicial protection of the county), Ownership (concept, types, acquisition, loss), Servitudes, Real Security, Land registry.

-     Family Law (Basic concepts, family, kinship, family rights, marriage, divorce, cohabitation, parent-child relationships, alimony, adoption).

-     Inheritance Law (inheritance, - will, intestate succession, legal destiny, donation upon death, acquisition, acceptance, disclaimer of inheritance, action for inheritance - national, European-)

-     Drafting of articles of association, analysis of model contracts and presentation of the operation of modern financial contracts.



Teaching & Learning Methods - Evaluation

-     Method of delivery: face-to-face

-     Use of information and communication technologies: Use of information and communication technologies in teaching, laboratory education, communication with students. Electronic communication with students, learning-process support through the “e-class” online platform.



Activities & Semester Workload

Lectures: 39

Study of references: 16

Exam preparation: 60


Total: 115



Evaluation of students:


Written final exam (100%) including:


-     Theory and development of brief questions (70% of total mark)

-     Multiple choice questions (30% of the total mark)


Recommended bibliography:



-     Αγγαλλοπούλου Π., "Βασικές Αρχές Αστικού Δικαίου", (2016), Εκδ. Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη

-     Βάρκα - Αδάμη Αλ. : Εισαγωγή στο Αστικό Δίκαιο, (2016), Εκδόσεις Παν. Σάκκουλας.

-     Λαδάς Π., : Γενικές Αρχές αστικού δικαίου, 2007, Εκδόσεις Παν. Σάκκουλας

-     Σεβαστίδης Χ., Αστικό δίκαιο, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλας 2017



-     Εφαρμογές Αστικού Δικαίου

-     Νομικό Βήμα

-     Ελληνική Δικαιοσύνη

-     Αρμενόπουλος