Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID100001526

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

Registered students: 588
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationCompulsory Course214

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this course, students have acquired: 1. Ability to think critically 2. A first overall perception of commercial law 3. The ability to deepen in other areas of commercial law 4. The ability to develop practical skills, in order to successfully put the theory into practice.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course "COMMERCIAL LAW - GENERAL PART" is taught in the second semester and is the first (1st) introductory course in the field of Commercial Law. The aim of this course is: the acquaintance of students with basic concepts of Greek Commercial Law· the consolidation of the legal concept of the trader and the commercial act, as well as a first overall perception about this field od law. This aim is best achieved through practical exercises solved during the course. The course includes the following teaching modules: 1. Introduction to Commercial Law: legal, economic and historical determination of Commercial Law 2. Branches of Commercial Law 3. Systems of commerciality 4. The meaning of "objectively commercial transactions" and their in-depth analysis based on current greek legislation 5. The meaning of "subjective commercial transactions" and their legislative foundation 6. The meaning of merchant (conditions for the acquisition of commercial capacity, special cases of merchants, etc.) 7. Legal consequences associated with carrying out commercial transactions or with the merchant legal status 8. Various types of commercial contracts
merchant, commercial transactions, legal consequences of being a merchant, legal consequences of commercial transactions, commercial contracts
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written (or oral) examinations at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Παμπούκης K./Παπαδρόσου-Αρχανιωτάκη Π., Εμπορικό Δίκαιο. Εισαγωγή - Θεμελιώδεις έννοιες, 4η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2001 [ISBN: 978-960-301-549-0, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 25138] 2. Ψυχομάνης Σπ., Εμπορικό Δίκαιο. Γενικό Μέρος - Δίκαιο Εμπορικών Συμβάσεων, 3η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2018 [ISBN: 978-960-568-808-0, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 77111394]
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