Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID100001549

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationCompulsory Course635

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is to provide students with a solid understanding and knowledge of Succession Law. The students who successfully attend the course shall be able to reason and to solve legal cases on issues which refer to the materials covered in the course.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Place of Succession Law in the legal system, devolution of the succession, acquisition and loss of the inheritance (acceptance and renunciation of inheritance, dishinheritance of an heir, unworthiness to inherit).- TESTAMENTARY SUCCESSION:Concept and features of the will, types of wills, the content of the will - appointment of an heir, legacy, fideicommissary substitution of heir, accretion, conditions and time-clauses in wills- prerequisites for the validity of the content of wills, revocation of wills, publication of wills, interpretation of wills.- INTESTATE SUCCESSION: Characteristics of intestate succession, ranks of intestate succession, succession rights of the surviving spouse, collation.- FORCED HEIRSHIP: Concept, aim and legal nature of forced heirship, rightholders, percentage and assessment of the forced share, infringement of the right on the forced share, protection of the forced share.- Certificate of heirship and inheritance lawsuit.- Donation mortis causa.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Email communication with students.
Course Organization
Student Assessment
The performance of students is assessed at examinations that take place at the end of each semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"1. Ν. Ψούνη, Κληρονομικό Δίκαιο, 4η έκδ., εκδ. Σάκκουλας, Αθήνα/Θεσσαλονίκη 2014. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 41959939 2. Π. Φίλιος, Κληρονομικό Δίκαιο, 8η έκδ., εκδ. Σάκκουλας, Αθήνα/Θεσσαλονίκη, 2011. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 12583705 3. Απ. Γεωργιάδης, Κληρονομικό Δίκαιο, εκδ. Π. Ν. Σάκκουλας, Αθήνα 2014. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 41958334"
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