University of Barcelona

Advanced Legal Studies

Introduction

Law yard - Master

The master's degree in Advanced Legal Studies is addressed to lawyers from Spain and abroad, including recent graduates and experienced professionals, who would like to receive additional research-oriented training and to refresh their knowledge of recent and innovative trends in law.

Some 18 credits are dedicated to fundamental knowledge and methodology, 24 credits to a specialization (Public Law or Private Law), and 18 credits to the final project.
The master's degree in Advanced Legal Studies is a university master's degree course offered by the University of Barcelona, one of the top 100 universities in the world according to the Shanghai ranking. It is designed for lawyers from Spain and abroad, including recent graduates and experienced professionals, who would like to receive additional research-oriented training and to refresh their knowledge of recent and innovative trends in law. It comprises 18 credits of core training in fundamental knowledge and methodology: in terms of knowledge, comprehensive, cross-disciplinary training in comparative law and the foundations of law; in terms of methodology, since the master's degree grants access to doctoral studies, the course teaches the skills required to complete a research project or doctoral thesis.

Additionally, 24 credits correspond to a specialization, which is chosen from among a number of key areas at the cutting edge of either Public Law or Private Law.

Finally, 18 credits correspond to the final project, in the chosen specialization.

Teaching staff for the course meet the required levels of excellence, skill and expertise, and belong mainly to the University of Barcelona's Faculty of Law. The teaching methodology is both theoretical and practical. Classes are held in the afternoon where possible.

Basic information

InteruniversityNo
Credits60
Mode of deliveryPresencial
Bridging coursesYes
Specializations
  • Private Law
  • Public Law
Faculty or schoolFaculty of Law
Number of places available30
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Approximate price per credit27.67 euros per credit (82 euros for students who are not EU nationals and do not currently reside in Spain). Fees for the academic year 2021-2022
CoordinationROSA ANA ALIJA FERNANDEZ
E-mailmaster.meja@ub.edu
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