Academic year
2022/2023 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
EM5001 (AF:358843 AR:188856)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
3rd Term
Course year
In cooperation with
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The course is an interdisciplinary one in Master's Degree in Economics and Finance, in the homonyum curriculum.
The course aims at explaning insurance companies and insurance contracts, including insurance investment products.
1. Knowledge and understanding
1.1 Knowledge of insurance company in its different forms.
1.2 Knowledge and analysis of the organisational and functional structure of insurance companies.
1.3 Knowledge and analysis of insurance contracts.

2. Applied skills of knowledge and understanding
2.1 Ability to interpret and apply insurance law, in particular with regard to licensing, allowed activities, ownership, management requirement..
2.2 Ability to identify proper rules for every figure of insurance company and to apply conduct rules, also deriving from codes of ethic.
2.3 Ability to identify proper rules for every insurance contract.

3. Evaluation
3.1 Comprehension of the text of the law.
3.2 Ability to analyse legal consequences of every insurance enterprise’s form choice.
3.3 Ability to balance the different interests concerning the different insurance contracts.

4. Communication skills
4.1 Proper reporting of the specific features of insurance law.
4.2 Critical and dialogical interaction with the examiners during the examination.
Students are expeted to know the contents of the courses of Private Law and Business/Commercial (and Economic) Law.
Insurance contracts and insurance companies in:

- Civil code;
- Code of Private Insurance;
- Consolidated Law on Finance.
Code of Private Insurance (edition updated).

DONATI-VOLPE PUTZOLU, Manuale di diritto delle assicurazioni, 12th edit., Milano, Giuffrè Francis Lefebvre, 2019, pp. 1-238
L. FARENGA, Diritto delle assicurazioni private, 6th ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2019, pp. 1-292.

Additional learning material will be uploaded to Moodle platform.
The final exam consists exclusively in an oral test in order to verify the knowledge and the comprehension of the course contents.
Frontal lecture and teacher-students interaction.
Accessibility, Disability and Inclusion
Accommodation and support services for students with disabilities and students with specific learning impairments

Ca' Foscari abides by Italian Law (Law 17/1999; Law 170/2010) regarding support services and accommodation available to students with disabilities. This includes students with mobility, visual, hearing and other disabilities (Law 17/1999), and specific learning impairments (Law 170/2010). If you have a disability or impairment that requires accommodations (i.e., alternate testing, readers, note takers or interpreters) please contact the Disability and Accessibility Offices in Student Services:

The course is in cooperation with Assi.Cra Veneto S.r.l.
Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 06/09/2022