Master in International Law

General

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Program Description

Master's degree website: href = "https://www.ucm.es/derinternacional/master-oficial-1

General administrative inquiries: General Information Service. E-mail: informacion@ucm.es

Specific academic inquiries: Ms. Lidia Moreno Blesa (Coordinator). E-mail: lidimore@ucm.es

  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new places offered: 30
  • Total credits: 60
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Indicative price: 45.02 euros per credit (for Spaniards, community foreigners and those who have legal status as residents in Spain) and 84.07 euros per credit for other students.
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

About

The UCM Master's Degree in International Law is aimed at training jurists specialized in international law and offers advanced training in Public International Law, Private International Law and European Union Law for students interested in expanding their Bachelor or Degree studies.

The Master also gives access to the completion of a Doctorate not only at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid , but at any University of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

Academic year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

603888

External action of the European Union

Optional

6.0

Yes

603882

Application and Compliance of International Law

Optional

6.0

Yes

603883

International Contracting and Dispute Settlement

Compulsory

8.0

Yes

603884

International Trade Law

Optional

6.0

Yes

603886

Institutional Law of the European Union

Compulsory

8.0

Yes

609113

International Criminal Law and Human Rights

Optional

6.0

Yes

603880

The International Legal Order: Subjects and Norms

Compulsory

8.0

Yes

609112

Protection of Human Rights in the European Framework

Optional

6.0

Yes

603885

Information Society and Private International Law

Optional

6.0

Yes

603889

Master's Thesis (International Law)

Final Master's Project

18.0

Yes

goals

This University Master's Degree offers the opportunity to acquire advanced and interdisciplinary scientific and professional training in a legal field whose knowledge is essential today for both the development of various professional activities and the projection towards an academic career.

Taking advantage of the proven experience in the teaching of specialization degrees of the Department of Public International Law and Private International Law of its Faculty of Law, with this new official postgraduate degree the UCM presents an absolutely novel offer - for its spirit, for its structure and for the design of its content - and perfectly adapted to the demands of the European Higher Education Area.

Responding to the strong and growing social demand for postgraduate studies in International Law, the Master's degree is taken during an academic year and covers the most significant contents of each of the three branches that, in an interconnected way, make up its organization; that is, Public International Law, Private International Law and European Union Law. Knowledge of all of them is essential for those who operate in a cross-border environment. In addition, the student who wishes may obtain, along with the title of Master's Degree, a mention of specialization by taking a certain number of credits in any of these legal branches without undermining the comprehensive nature of their training in International Law.

Recipients

The University Master's Degree is especially aimed at graduates and graduates from the field of Social and Legal Sciences, with preference for graduates and graduates in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Economic and Business Sciences, Business Administration and Management, Sciences of the Information and other similar. In any case, the priority profile to pursue these studies is that of Graduate / Law Degree.

Why study this master?

The main objective of the Master's Degree in International Law is to give continuity to the Degree studies, providing the student with a legal training in Public International Law, Private International Law and European Union Law so that, based on such knowledge, they can develop their professional career in the different fields of reference: legal advice to individuals, companies, states or non-governmental organizations; membership in the body of officials of international organizations (mainly the United Nations and its specialized agencies and the European Union); entry and performance of the functions of the diplomatic and consular career; exercise of specialized journalism, etc.

The student who obtains the Master's Degree in International Law will acquire a solid, advanced and multidisciplinary knowledge, as required by all specialists in international issues.

Likewise, through the acquired research training, the student will be able to do a Doctorate at universities in the European Higher Education Area and orient themselves to professional teaching and research work.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees during the course in which the pre-registration is carried out and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before the date established in the corresponding call (see href = "https: //www.ucm.es/requisitos-de-admision-a-masteres ).
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
Last updated Oct 2020

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