Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID100001533

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

Registered students: 836
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationCompulsory Course327

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the successful completion of the course the students will: - fully comprehend the basic concepts and principles of the Law of Obligations, their function and their application on practical cases - have gotten acquainted with the general characteristics and consequences of the civil liability - be sufficiently prepared for the deeper comprehension of the subject matter of the special part of the Law of Obligations - be able to apply their knowledge to the special contractual relations - be able to develop arguments and resolve legal cases on issues concerning 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
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction (Law of Obligations as a branch of Civil Law. General and special part of Law of Obligations. Sources and scope of application. Main features). Notion of obligation (obligation in the broad and in the strict sense. More specifically about obligation in the strict sense: Actual status and legal effects). Contractual liability (notion and distinctions, general requirements). Types of obligations (basic distinctions). Operation of obligation (normal operation, breach of contract). Earnest and penalty clause. Alteration of obligation (notion and forms, assignment of claim and assumption of debt). Extinction of obligation in the broad and in the strict sense. Rescission, termination, revocation.
obligation, contractual liability, breach of contract
Educational Material Types
  • Book
  • course materials on e-learning
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Teaching is supported by a e-learning course. Students may contact the teaching staff via E-mail.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment943.8
Student Assessment
The performance of students is assessed at examinations that take place at the end of each semester. Oral presentations and case-notes written by the students are also taken into consideration.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Γεωργιάδης Αστ., Ενοχικό Δίκαιο-Γενικό Μέρος, 6η έκδ., 2011, εκδ. Σάκκουλας [Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 12948530] 2. Γεωργιάδης Απ., Ενοχικό Δίκαιο-Γενικό Μέρος, 2η έκδ., 2015, εκδ. Π.Ν. Σάκκουλας [Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 50661271] 3. Σταθόπουλος Μιχ., Επιτομή Γενικού Ενοχικού Δικαίου, 2η έκδ., 2016, εκδ. Σάκκουλας [Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 59383933] 4. Φίλιος Π., Ενοχικό Δίκαιο-Γενικό Μέρος, 6η έκδ., 2011, εκδ. Σάκκουλα [Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 12847338]
Additional bibliography for study
1. Απ. Γεωργιάδης/Μ. Σταθόπουλος (επιμ.), Κατ' άρθρο ερμηνεία του ΑΚ 2. Απ. Γεωργιάδης (επιμ.), Σύντομη ερμηνεία Αστικού Κώδικα (ΣΕΑΚ) 3. Αστ. Γεωργιάδης, Πρακτικά Γενικού Ενοχικού Δικαίου, β΄ έκδ. 2006, εκδ. Σάκκουλα 4. Μ. Σταθόπουλος, Γενικό Ενοχικό Δίκαιο, 5η έκδ. 2018, έκδ. Σάκκουλα 5. Δ. Κλαβανίδου/ Ε. Ρίζος, Ασκήσεις Γενικού Ενοχικού Δικαίου, 1η έκδ. 2021, εκδ. Σάκκουλα
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