Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID100001539

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

Registered students: 966
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationCompulsory Course634

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
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: 1. Have proven knowledge and ability to understand issues in special field of Private Insurance Law and Negotiable Instruments. 2. Be able to use in practice the knowledge and understanding ability acquired. 3. Be able to develop and support legal arguments and to propose practical solutions to legal problems on the special field of Private Insurance Law and Negotiable Instruments. 4. Be able to provide accurate information on the issues of Private Insurance Law and Negotiable Instruments towards to both qualified and non-qualified audience.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course COMMERCIAL LAW (LAW OF COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS) consists of two more specific subjects: 1. Private Insurance Law, in which students are taught, primarily, on the one hand, the general insurance law governing every type of insurance contract, and, on the other hand, the law governing specific types of insurance contracts (such as transport insurance). In addition, reference is made both to the law governing the operation of the insurance company and the supervision exercised over it by the Bank of Greece, as well as to the law concerning insurance mediation. 2. The Law of Negotiable Instruments, by which students are taught the legal framework and the operation of two important - in financial transactions - negotiable instruments, the Bill of Exchange and the Bank Check. In particular, the course includes the following sections: I. Private Insurance Law 1. Introduction - General part - The insurance (meaning, essential elements, divisions) 2. The insurance contract 3. Formulation of the insurance contract T 4. Obligations of Parties (insurer, policy holder) 5. Assignment of the insurance claim, prescription of the insurance claim. 6. Special part – insurance against loss and damage - Special types of non marine loss insurance 7. Personal Insurance - types of personal insurance 8. Legal status and operation of the insurance company 9. Insurance mediation II. Law of Negotiable Instruments 1. Theory of Negotiable Instruments 2. Bill of Excange (genaral consepts) 3. Issue and type of bill of exchange 4. Acceptance, endorsement and guarantee of a bill of exchange 5. Fulfillment of legal obligation from a bill of exchange - Objections 6. Bank Check (issues corresponding to those of bill of exchange law) - Unsecured check
insurance, isurance contract, policy, premiums, insured, policy holder, bill of exchange, check.
Educational Material Types
  • 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. Αργυριάδης Αλ./Χατζηνικολάου-Αγγελίδου Ρ./Σκαλίδης Λ., Στοιχεία Ασφαλιστικού Δικαίου, 5η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2007 [ISBN: 978-960-445-220-0, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 34558] 2. Κιάντου-Παμπούκη Αλ., Δίκαιο Αξιογράφων, 7η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2013 [ISBN: 978-960-445-952-0, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 32998006] 3. Μπεχλιβάνης Α./Τζίβα Ε., Δίκαιο Εμπορικών Δικαιοπραξιών, Αξιόγραφα-Ασφαλιστικό,1η έκδοση 2022, εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα ΑΕ,(ISBN: 9789606484407, Κωδικός ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 108770447) 4. Ρόκας Ι., Ασφαλιστικό Δίκαιο - Σύνοψη, 5η έκδοση, εκδ. Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη, 2020 [ISBN: 978-960-654-160-5, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 94701459] 5. Ρόκας Ν., Αξιόγραφα, 3η έκδοση, εκδ. Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη, 2019 [ISBN: 978-960-622-668-7, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 86192577] 6. Τριανταφυλλάκης Γ., Εισαγωγή στο Δίκαιο των Αξιογράφων, 1η έκδοση, εκδ. Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη, 2008 [ISBN: 978-960-272-526-9, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 10518] 7. Χατζηνικολάου-Αγγελίδου Ρ., Ιδιωτικό Ασφαλιστικό Δίκαιο, 6η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2020 [ISBN: 978-960-648-155-0, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 94643787]
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