🎓 Degree in Law + Global Business and Economics | Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

The degree in Law applies the case method in troubleshooting with lawyer offices and the attendance to real trials. Employability rate of 90%.

Double degree in Law + Economics and Management (International Business)

Double degree in Law + Economics and Management (International Business)*

*Mention in International Business

Academic Area

Law and Political Science




384 ECTS


90% (AQU's Work Placement Survey 2014)

Professional development

CEU ePlus Competence Program

Student profile

Students must be interested in organisational systems within society, configuration and planning within political communities, and the principles and norms that underpin personal and social relationships.

Admission and enrolment

Enrolment application via website, sending of the documents and formalisation of admission at the University.

calendar and timetables

Academic Calendar


Class Timetable

Since 1973 training jurists

We are the private university with more experience in the Law field in Catalonia.

Why study at the UAO CEU?

1. Employability

90% of our students find a job after the completion of their studies, that is 4 percentage points above the Catalan universities average (AQU's Work Placement Survey 2014.

2. Tradition and vanguard

The Universitat Abat Oliba CEU has been training professionals of the Law and the Business fields for more than three decades. The combination of Law and International Business subjects of this double degree provides an integral in-depth perspective of the company structure, very valued on the current global market. Given the international competition and the apparition of global chain values, it is necessary the appartition of university degrees that guarantee the existence of professionals with an adequate training that can properly manage the businesses of international companies.

3. Methodology

Teaching model based on the practical and personalised training by means of the case method, with case resolution in professional offices and the attendance to real trials in the Provincial Courts. In addition to other activities, such as:

  • Practical seminars of Commercial Law
  • Rhetorical workshops of juridical argumentation
  • Simulations of legal proceedings and negotiation processes
  • Debate society
  • The Jurist Club
4. Competences program CEU ePlus

The CEU ePlus competence program is incorporated in every degree since the very first year, in order to work on the specific most demanded competences in the labour market for every degree. In addition, the students always have at their disposal the possibility to make an individual coaching procedure.

5. Internationalisation

By means of the bilingual specialisation programme in "International and European Law Practice".

In addition, we offer our students of the juridical field the chance to take a Master course in U.S. Law in Saint Thomas University of Minnesota.

6. Complete programme

With the official master's degree in Law. The student is provided with the additional training required by law thanks to this master's degree.

7. Research

Chair Gift & Task in Bioethics and Law.


Study plan

1st Course

  • History and Society
  • Anthropology
  • Political Sciences
  • History of Law
  • Theory of Law
  • Political Institutions
  • Roman Law
  • Economics
  • Business Computer Science
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Economic Statistics (SPSS)
  • Financial Mathematics for International Businesses
  • Macroeconomics principles
  • Corporate Finances in International Businesses

2nd Course

  • Constitutional Law I
  • International Public Law and of the European Union
  • Political Community and International Community within the SDC
  • Criminal Law Principles
  • Person and Family in the Civil Law
  • Canonic Marriage Law
  • Person and Family within the SDC
  • Proprietary Law I
  • Constitutional Law II
  • Ecclesiastical Law of the State
  • Administrative Law
  • Argumentation and juridical rhetoric (Elective)
  • Finantial Accountability (Elective)
  • Political sociology and public opinion (Elective)
  • Economical Applications of the Game Theory
  • World Economy
  • Econometrics and Data Analysis (Gretl)
  • Principles of Marketing in International Business
  • Cultural Environment in a Global Business
  • Elective 1 (Mention in GF / IM / IAC / IE)


3rd Course

  • Mercantile Law I
  • Proprietary Law II
  • Procedural Law I
  • Labour Law and Social Security
  • Economic Life and Human Work within the SDC
  • Advanced Criminal Law
  • Financial and Tax Law
  • Special Administrative Law
  • Procedural Labour Law (Elective)
  • Human Resources Policies (Elective)
  • Administrative Organisation (Elective)
  • Proof Theory (Elective)
  • Analysis of the Economic Environment (Elective)
  • Political Systems and Compared Politics (Elective)
  • Elective 2 (Mention in GF / IM / IAC / IE)
  • Elective 3 (Mention in GF / IM / IAC / IE)
  • Supply Chain Management in a Global Economy
  • Practical Tools for Foreign Trade
  • Global Entrepreneurship


4th Course

  • Procedural Law II
  • Tax System
  • Private International Law
  • Commercial Law II
  • Political and Law Philosophy
  • Propriety Law III
  • Practicum (Law)
  • Bachelor Thesis (Law)
  • Mediation and arbitration (Elective)
  • Company Organisation (Elective)
  • Administraton Science and Public Policies (Elective)
  • International Economics
  • Elective 4 (Mention in IE)
  • Practicum (Global Business)
  • Strategic Management in Global Business
  • Global Business Games
  • Elective 5 (Mention in IE)
  • Bachelor Thesis (Global Business)


  • Global Finance (GF)
    • International Finance
    • Global Portfolio Investment
    • Financial International Markets and Derivatives
    • Global Business Valuation
    • Global Portfolio Investment
  • International Marketing (IM)
    • e-commerce and Digital Marketing in a Global Business
    • International Marketing
    • Consumer Behaviour in a Global Business
    • International Market Research
    • International Marketing
  • International Accounting and Controlling (IAC)
    • Global Business Audit
    • Consolidation of Accountable States of International Businesses
    • International Accounting Standards
    • Controlling and Reporting in a Global Business
  • International Economics (IE) (5th Semester)
    • Social and Sharing Economy in a Global Business
    • Growth and Development Economics
    • International Monetary and Banking Theory
    • Econometrics II
    • Economic Policy in OECD countries



Careers and internships


Students who obtain the official title "graduate in Law + Economics and Management (International Business) from the Abat Oliba CEU University" can pursue careers in the following areas:

  • Lawyer in the business field
  • Lawyer in the fiscal field
  • Economical analysis, consultancy, management in private companies (SMEs, big national companies or multinationals) or in the public management field
  • Economical analysis services in private and public institutions
  • Fiscal consultancy
  • Management of activities of exterior trade in import-export companies
  • In the business world, especially within departments or units of economical relationships and international businesses
  • Technical and managerial functions in Spanish and international public institutions that intervene in the markets and the international trade


In the final year of the degree course, students undertake a mandatory work placement in companies, offices or institutions in their preferred area of practice.

These practical training programmes are included in the study plans, and enable the student to apply and complement the knowledge they have acquired during their academic training, ensuring that they acquire professional competences that will assist them when they enter employment in the future. The group of activities that the student will develop in this programme will be jointly agreed between the company’s tutor and the Work Placement and Employment Service coordinator, who is in charge of the practicum.

The student will also have an academic tutor who will monitor and evaluate the internships to ensure that the students get the maximum use of their time at the organisation.

Please visit the Work Placement and Employment Service section for more information.

  • list of companies




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Universidad Católica de Argentina2*AR UCASpanish
Universidad Católica de la Plata1*AR UCALPSpanish
Universidad Fasta2*AR UFASTASpanish


universityplacesCod.Universityersidadlanguage requirements
EPHEC (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales)2B BRUXEL82French B2/English B2


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Universidade de Ribeirao Preto2*BR UNAERPPortugués


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Universidad de Santo Tomás5*CL USTSpanish
Universidad del Desarrollo1*CL UDDSpanish


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Zeppelin University (Friedrichshafen)4*D FRIEDRI01English B2/German B2
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Muenchen1D MUNCHEN01German B1


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Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens)1F AMIENS01French B1
ICES. Institut Catholique d'Etudes Supérieures2F LAROCHE01French B1/English B1
UPEC. Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne2F PARIS012English B1/French B1


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Università degli Studi di Ferrara3I FERRARA01Italian A2
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore2I MILANO03Italian B1/English TOEFL 79/IELTS 6.0
Università Suor Orsola Benincasa2I NAPOLI04Italian B1
Libera Università Maria Assunta LUMSA2I ROMA04Italian B1/English B1


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Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey3*MX ITESMSpanish
Universidad Anáhuac del Norte4*MX UAMNTOEFL 89/IELTS 7.0
Universidad Panamericana3*MX UPSpanish
Universidad de la Vera Cruz2*MX UVCSpanish
Universidad del Valle de Atemajac1*MX UNIVASpanish


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Radboud Universiteit (Nijmegen)3NL NIMEGE01English B2


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Universidad de Piura2*PE UDEPTOEFL 70
Universidad Católica San Pablo1*PE UCSPSpanish


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Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias1P LISBOA52Portugese B2/English B2


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John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin2PL LUBLIN02Polish B1/English B2
Nicolaus Copernicus University1*PL TORUN01English B1


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City University London2UK LONDON083English B2/IELTS 6.5


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Florida International University2*US FIUTOEFL 550 (PBT)/80 (IBT)/ IELTS 6,5
Regent University (Virginia)3*US RUTOEFL o certificado del British Council
University of Missouri - St. Louis4*US UMSLTOEFL 61 (iBT)/500 (PBT)/173 (CB)/ IELTS 5.5
*: Les places es reparteixen entre les diferents carreres.

Prices and scholarships




You will be able to do the place reservation at the Abat Oliba CEU University, which guarantees a place in the degree while awaiting approval of the Selectivitat or other access requirements, carrying out the payment of €1,500 which will be discounted from the total price of the course.


Once you have made a reservation, the payment of the rest of the registration fee can be carried out in one of the following methods:

Single payment

This method involves a 3% discount on the enrolment fees.

Instalment payment

Of the enrolment fee in four instalments per year.

Monthly payment

10 instalments with special financing at 0% interest with Banc Sabadell (Check opening charges).

Other payment methods

With Banco Santander, "la Caixa", Catalunya Caixa, BBVA and Banc Sabadell. This method also involves a 3% discount on the enrolment fees.


Please contact the Information Service if you want us to offer you a personalised economic plan.
Tel. +34 932 53 72 00

Quality and regulations


The students must be interested in organisational systems within society, configuration and planning within political communities, and the principles and norms that underpin personal and social relationships. They must show an interest in learning about the historical, philosophical and arbitrary foundations of legal systems and must be concerned with complying with and applying those ideals of Justice, which encourage the aforementioned. They must be able to understand and analyse social phenomena, identify issues and propose solutions. They must be able to analyse and summarise information and work as part of a group, as well as to understand and abstract information. They must be expressive, sociable, open-minded and have a view on how the world may develop in the future.

The student must also be proficient in a foreign language (preferably English).


  • Speaking using refined legal language - in other words, have sound knowledge of the formal and analytical language of Law.
  • Having a view of the Spanish legal system as a whole, including material, formal and knowledge sources in the environment in question.
  • Developing the abilities and skills required to apply Spanish law, and be able to assume roles in public or private institutions - including prosecution, advisory, defence, accusation, mediation or similar - which are related to the degree in Law.
  • Being able to evaluate, criticise, discuss, develop and present business proposals after understanding the social, economic, international context, etc., that they are presented in.
  • Becoming an impartial jurist that assumes the role of his profession responsibly and diligently, and be aware of the commitment that comes with this task -the pursuit and application of justice-, which is essential for the common good and for personal well-being.

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