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The lesson is dedicated to The EU Regulation n. 650/2012 and the Treaties and Conventions signed by Member States with third States and other international issues and it is part of the e-learning course "e-Regulations in practice" undertaken under the Project "EU law training in English language: blended and integrated content and language training for European notaries and judges" co-financed by the Justice Programme of the European Union. The project is coordinated by the Fondazione Italiana del Notariato in partnership with the Cassa Nazionale del Notariato, the International Association of Judges, the Hungarian Chamber of Civil Law Notaries and the Notary Chamber of Bulgaria.

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The course deals with cases and issues related to the application of the EU Regulations 650/2012, 1103/2016 and 1104/2016 respectively on successions, matrimonial property regimes and property consequences of registered partnerships.

Each lesson is delivered in English language, following the C.L.I.L. (Content and Language Integrated Learning) didactic methodology adopted in the Project, and is divided into several teaching units that are 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 the effective and coherent application of EU civil law by covering training needs gaps, both scientific and linguistic.


The expected results are to reach a greater awareness of the content of the above EU Regulations in English as to replicate the training methodology in other EU countries and contribute to the Regulations uniform application in the Member States.

Course Structure

  • Lesson 1 - Article 75 of Succession Regulation and multilateral international conventions
  • Lesson 2 - Bilateral Treaties between member States bound by the Succession Regulation and third States
  • Lesson 3 - Bilateral Treaties signed by Italy and third States - Part I
  • Lesson 4 - Bilateral Treaties signed by Italy and third States - Part II
  • Lesson 5 - Bilateral Treaties signed by Italy and third States - Part III
  • Lesson 6 - Bilateral Treaties signed by Italy and third States - Part IV


Maria Grazia Antoci

Lawyer in Florence, Italy