Cultural Heritage Law - LM [Sede VR] (2019/2020)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Maristella Vecchiato
Maristella Vecchiato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem 2A, Sem 2B

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To deepen the basic notions of cultural property law, in particular in the sectors, operationally of primary interest, of the international circulation of cultural property and of offences sanctioned in administrative and criminal proceedings.


The academic course on Cultural Heritage Legislation intends to acquaint students with the juridical and administrative system that safeguards and enhances the cultural treasures of Italy, as it delves particularly into the standard procedures and tasks implemented by art history officials under Mibact giudelines.

The lecture notes will be provided by the professor and posted on-line.
Additional bibliography for further reading:
G. Boldon Zanetti, Il nuovo diritto dei beni culturali, Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina,2016
A. Ferretti, Diritto dei beni culturali e del paesaggio, Edizioni Giuridiche Simone, 2016

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam for lecture-attending students will consist of a class presentation on a cultural Landmark or movable artwork per individual choise, which will be complemented with an oral exam.
The exam for students, who are not planning to attend the lectures, will consist of six open-ended questions covering the entire course. This test will last one hour.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and in accordance with the University of Verona guidelines, during the 2020 summer session the assessment modality will be modified as follows: on line oral exam.