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The lesson is “About the Intestate Succession Rules of the Member States: similarities and differences” and it is part of the e-learning course "Family and Successions Law issues" undertaken under the Project "GoInEuPlus – Integration, migration, transnational relationships. Governing inheritance statutes after the entry into force of EU succession regulations" co-financed by the Justice Programme of the European Union. The project is coordinated by the University of Florence in partnership with the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, the University of Valencia, the Family Law Center University of Coimbra, the French National Centre for Scientific Research, the Italian Foundation of Notaries, the Foundation De Gasperi and the Association of Italian Matrimonial Lawyers - Florence District, Section for the protection of persons, minors and the family.

Please find more information on the Project website:

The course deals with cases and issues related to the application of the EU Regulation 650/2012 on Succession, the EU Regulations nr.1103/2016 on Matrimonial Property Regimes and nr.1104/2016 on Partnership Registered, with a specific focus on Migration: TO BE DEFINED

Each lesson is divided into teaching units and is available on the present MOOC platform.

Access to the final test is possible after having accessed 80% of the entire course, meaning 80% of each lesson.

Learning Objectives

The course aims at contributing to a uniform application of the EU Regulation nr. 650/2012 on Succession, the EU Regulations nr.1103 and 1104/2016 on Family Law through the presentation of practical cases.


The expected result is to reach a greater awareness of the contents of the EU Regulation nr. 650/2012 on Succession, the EU Regulations nr.1103 and 1104/2016 on Family Law and their application: in the Member States, the EU Member States that have not joined them and third countries.

Course Structure

  • Lesson 1 - The parentelic system
  • Lesson 2 - The French system
  • Lesson 3 - The three-line system


Laura De Negri