Bachelor’s Degree in Law

We train lawyers, not just graduates in Law
Type of programme
Official degrees
Duration
8 semesters
Credits
240 ECTS
Price
167,00 € / ECTS x 60 = 10.020,00 €* (1st year 2020-2021) *Subject to change each year
Places
90
Schedule
Mornings
Language
Catalan, Spanish and English
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bachelor's degree in law at uic barcelona
We are people with passion, we are lawyers

Discover the career opportunities our bachelor’s degree can afford

With a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, you will be prepared to work as a:

  • Lawyer
  • Corporate lawyer
  • State lawyer
  • Legal
  • Fiscal or labour advisor
  • Notary public
  • Registrar
  • Public prosecutor
  • Civil servant
  • Tax inspector
  • Judge
  • Consistorial advocate
  • Advocate of the Government of Catalonia
  • Barrister
  • Secretary for the local government
  • Court clerk
teaching staff

Lecturers in Law and legal practitioners

Our teaching staff consists of academics and qualified professionals from various fields of Law. Our academic staff carry out their teaching and research activity in accordance with the Faculty’s lines of research, which are characterised by an interdisciplinary nature and a practical approach to transferring legal knowledge to society.

The Faculty is also home to lecturers who are in close contact with the professional legal world through their work in lawyer’s offices, law firms or courts of law, for example. This blend of teaching practices creates a perfect balance and enables us to offer our students high quality, specialised training that is both theoretical and practical, as they prepare to become the lawyers of tomorrow.

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Presentation

At UIC Barcelona's Faculty of Law, you will become a lawyer with a solid theoretical basis, knowledge of how law is practised and the ability to reflect and analyse. Acquire the competences necessary to become a solid professional.

Our model is based on modern and competitive criteria that seek to enhance professionalism and employability. We also emphasise responsibility and involvement in social problems on both a national and international scale. We strive to give an ethical sense to the way we live and work.

You will discover the possibilities that the legal profession holds from an international and practical perspective. The future of our graduates and the number of firms that renew their trust in UIC Barcelona each year are proof that our education is moving in the right direction.

Who is it intended for? Prospective students

If you are an efficient, international person who is capable of working as a team and particularly sensitive to the ethical values of society, this is the right degree for you.

Further your education and acquire knowledge and skills that will enable to you to perform consultancy tasks, litigation and arbitration, provide comprehensive legal advice and settle disputes.

Competences: Graduates

Study with the future of a constantly changing society in mind. These are the competences that will make you a law professional:

  1. General or cross-disciplinary competences
    Communication and information technologies (oral and written communication), languages (with particular emphasis on English), interpersonal skills, capacity for independent learning and an ethical commitment.
  2. Specific competences for law professionals
    Legal communication, the interpretation of economic and accounting data, negotiation and conciliation skills, ability to resolve conflicts of law and procedural skills.
  3. Subject-specific competences
    You will develop these competences through a number of different methods, such as: lectures, case studies and discussion, problem solving, individual and group projects, work placements and independent learning.

At UIC Barcelona we will assess your competences through objective exams, assignments and projects, portfolios, reports, self-evaluation, interviews, etc.

Academic accreditation

Holder of a degree in Law from UIC Barcelona.

Study programme and subjects 2020-2021

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Constitutional Law 1 Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
English for Lawyers Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
History of Law and of the Institutions Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Introduction of Law Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Juridical Infotecnology and Communication Skills Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Civil Law 1 Type: FB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Constitutional Law 2 Type: FB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Fundamentals of the Human Behavior Type: FB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
International Public Law Type: FB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Roman Law Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Subjects in course 2 Type Term ECTS
Administrative Law 1 Type: FB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Civil Law 2 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Community Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Legal Information Technology 2 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Penal Law 1 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Principles of Economics Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Administrative Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Civil Law 3 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Finance and Accounting Analysis Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Introduction to Comparative Law Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Penal Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Procedural Law 1 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Subjects in course 3 Type Term ECTS
Administrative Law 3 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Civil Law 4 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Commercial Law 1 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Financial and Tax Law 1 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Penal Law 3 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Procedural Law 2 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Administrative Law 4 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Civil Law 5 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Commercial Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Financial and Tax Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
International Contract Law Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Labour and Social Segurity Law 1 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Subjects in course 4 Type Term ECTS
Catalan Public Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Commercial Law 3 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Ecclesiastical and Matrimonial Canon Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Labour and Social Segurity Law 2 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Philosophy of Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Private International Law Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Procedural Penal Law 1 Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Final Degree Project Type: TF Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Procedural Penal Law 2 Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Elective Type: OP Term: Second semester ECTS: 22
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Optional subjects 2020-2021

Subjects taught Course Term ECTS
Analysis of Legal Problems Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Construction Law Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Criminal Damage Law Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Criminal Law and Technology: Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Cultural Management Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 12
Current Issues in Christianity Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Digital Law Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Economic Criminal Law Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Financial Management 2 Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Financial Sector: Regulation and Basic Aspects of How It Functions Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
International Organisations & Human Rights Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Maritime and Port Law Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Marketing Management 1 Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Negotiation Tactics Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Operations Management Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Real Estate and Property Law Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 3
Student Mobility Credits-Private Law 1 Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Student Mobility Credits-Private Law 2 Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 5
Student Mobility Credits-Public Law 1 Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 6
Student Mobility Credits-Public Law 2 Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 5
Tax Proceedings, Fiscal Aspects of Family Businesses and Accounting for Lawyers Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 4
Theory of Evidence Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Work Experience in Courts Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 2
Work Placements in Companies/ Law Firms Course: 4 Term: Second semester ECTS: 2

Internship

Collaborating companies

We enhance your academic experience through contact with the professional world. We provide the best preparation to help ensure that you begin your career as a lawyer with an international and practical outlook.

To do so, we have entered into cooperation agreements with numerous firms and institutions. Agreements that endorse and motivate our academic policy.

Some of the most significant firms include:

  • Aquit Legal
  • Backer & McKenzie
  • Balaguer Morera & Asociados
  • Clifford Chance
  • Bar Association of Barcelona
  • Registrar Association of Catalonia
  • Notary Public Association of Catalonia
  • Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo
  • Cuatrecasas
  • Deloitte
  • Garrigues
  • Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
  • Landwell PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Manubens & Asociados Abogados
  • Roca Junyent
  • Uría Menéndez
  • Vialegis Dutilh Abogados
  • Attorney Association of Barcelona

Professional opportunities

You will be qualified to work as a:

  • Lawyer
  • State lawyer
  • Notary public
  • Registrar
  • Judge
  • Prosecutor
  • Tax inspector
  • Civil servant
  • Legal, tax or labour adviser
  • Business
  • Consistorial advocate
  • Advocate of the Government of Catalonia

Prerequisites & admissions

Grants & financial aid

Faqs

Is the Bachelor's Degree in Law from UIC Barcelona an official qualification?
Yes.

What is the minimum number of subjects I need to enrol in during my first year?
During your first year, regardless of what degree programme you are doing, you must enrol in the number of credits set out for year one, which in the case of the Bachelor's Degree in Law is 60 ECTS.

Does UIC Barcelona have continuous enrolment requirements?
Yes. On the one hand, as a first-year student, you must pass at least 60% of your course credits to move on to year two. While on the other, after year one, you must pass at least 50% of your course credits to continue with the degree programme.

Will I be able to gain work experience in a company related to my field of study?
Yes. In fact, the Bachelor’s Degree in Law curriculum foresees the possibility of doing a professional work placement at law firms, courts and other legal institutions during the second semester of the fourth year.

Can I take a double degree?
Yes, you can choose one of the double bachelor’s degrees that UIC Barcelona offers: Business Administration and Law and the double bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Cultural Studies and Law. You also have access to the following international double bachelor’s degrees: Law and International Studies or Law and Political Science at Iona College (New York), or you can complete the Degree in Law with the Certificate Programme in Paralegal Studies from the University of California (UCLA).

How long are the classes?
Most classes are two hours long, with a 10-minute break.

When is the exam period?
At the end of each semester, in January and May.

International mobility

Study abroad

Study abroad temporarily

As a student in this degree programme, you may complete part of your degree abroad and receive academic recognition.

Spend a semester at one of your Faculty’s partner universities. You may also:

For information about everything you need to do before, during and after your mobility stay, check out the "Study abroad" section and download all the documentation specific to your Faculty:

Study with us

Study with us temporarily

If you are a student at another university in Spain, or in another country, you can come to do a mobility stay at UIC Barcelona during a semester or academic year.

Visit the international exchange students site for more information and, download here all the specific documentation of this faculty: