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  • What are Uninettuno Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

    Thanks to the UNINETTUNO MOOCs you will be able to freely follow the lectures of the best Italian and international lecturers drawn from a selection of the best courses of UNINETTUNO, in Italian, English and Arabic; you will have at your disposal digitised and indexed on-demand video lectures, usable on a PC as well as on smart phone and tablet, including hypertextual links to more-in-depth study materials (books and articles, practice work, slides, bibliographical references, lists of websites). You will also have at your disposal a collaborative discussion environment, a thematic forum by means of which you will be able to exchange views with your colleagues on the issues dealt with in the lectures, discuss the practice work done, cooperatively create new knowledge in a process that will see you active players of your own learning process.

  • How to get Credits (European Credits Transfer System) with Uninettuno MOOC

    If you have enjoyed the MOOCs experience, you can transform it into an actual asset for your academic and professional career: by enrolling in the corresponding UNINETTUNO university course, you will be included into a class and have the support of a tutor who will guide you along your learning path; you will be able to participate in a course delivery cycle, interact with professors and tutors in real time in UNINETTUNO virtual classrooms on the Web (on live streaming) or in UNINETTUNO Island of Knowledge on Second Life; the tracking of your activities on the MOOCs will be recorded and you will be acknowledged as an attending student and will be able to sit for the exam that will allow UNINETTUNO to officially assign you – in case of success – the university study credits corresponding to the selected courses, based on the Credits (European Credits Transfer System) - European Credit Transfer System, recognised by the Italian and by EU universities.


The course # of Uninettuno allows you to get # university credits according with the European System ECTS (European Credits Transfer System) and legally recognized by European and International Universities.
In order to get credits you need to study online following the Uninettuno model until the final exam.
The certification fee of the course # is # Euros that you can pay by Bank transfer to:

Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO
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Once you have paid the registration fee for the single course you will be contacted by our student secretariat to arrange your online studies.
If you prefer you can contact our student secretariat by email at info@uninettunouniversity.net to be driven into the path of registration.

MOOC Massive Open Online Courses (Academic Year 2013/2014)

Demos/Ethnos and constituent process

Credits: 8
Available languages: AR, EN, FR, IT
Language: English
Course description
Just as in the tradition of western political systems fundamental rights constitute the central pivot of the Constitution, so today there is a renewed necessity for a constituent process in which Europe is given self-identity and recognition. This is a complex path which cannot be thought of as merely the transferring to European level of the experiences of the small countries which the west has undergone. We cannot rest happy with an idea of community as just a summation of incompatible egoisms, anchored in the tradition of a “modern” form of politics typical of the Nation-state. Europe should be thought of in an entirely new and unusual way. “Unusual” consists above all in the conception of a ”public” policy sphere, starting out constitutionally from the dimension of valuing “ethnical”-national diversities and considering these as a resource rather than as an obstacle to Europe’s affirmation. The challenge for Europe will therefore be that of self-identity and recognition in a project for free democracy on the part of whichever identity when it comes to ‘ ethnos’ and which shares an idea of ‘ demos’ which is ready to adopt for common use non-violent and more harmonious rules of life.
We shall look at the question “of what we are talking about exactly when we talk about European unification”, considering the models , problems, expectations and concrete projects which Europe is faced with through this difficult pivot of the European Constitution. This is especially so now with the urgent need for a new cosmopolitanism capable of conceiving of a new and fraternal sense of law, able to overcome the hostilities and wars which lie hidden between the folds of arrogant globalisms.
The lessons regard the language and the words used in constitutional treaties, the importance of a European Constitution, the identity of ’Europe and its paradigms, the common public area, a possible fraternal law.
Various exercises will be drawn up to recapitulate the content of the lessons aimed at the exchange of information and opinions. Also there will be brief papers based on personal research and further study. The assessment system will be based on effective knowledge gained by a study of the lessons as well as on the students’ capacity to interact with the training course proposed.
Professor not available
Video professors
Prof. Eligio Resta - Professore ordinario di Filosofia del diritto, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre (Italia) Professore, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO (Italia)
List of video lessons
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    •  Lesson n. 4: Demos-Ethnos 
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    •  Lesson n. 4: Demos-Ethnos 
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    •  Lesson n. 6: Tra e oltre 
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