🎓 Diploma de experto en derecho procesal | Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

El curso de Enseñanza Católica diseñado para la obtención de la DECA según la regulación de la CEE. Tiene como objetivo formar a maestros de Religión.

Expert course in Procedural Law
Course title

Expert course in Procedural Law

Academic area

Law and Political Science


12 weeks


3.6 ECTS





Student profile 

Law graduates, as well as professionals from other fields interested in procedural law

Admissions and enrolment

Application via website, submission of documentation and formalisation of admission at the University.

Calendar and timetables

Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (September 2022 – December 2022).

The private university with the most experience in the field of law in Catalonia.

Why study at UAO CEU?

1. Become a professional

The latest regulatory reforms have introduced new procedural concepts into our legal system that change the current legal panorama in terms of mediation, efficiency, digitalisation, provision of support, family law, eviction proceedings, precautionary guardianship, appeals, etc. 

With a view to adapting to this new regulatory framework, Abat Oliba CEU University offers an update for jurists interested in the procedural field. To this end, we collaborate with exceptional speakers, specialists in each of the subjects studied, who will provide a diverse array of approaches to the course content.  

2. Teaching staff

Teaching staff of prestigious professionals with proven teaching and professional experience.

3. Employability

The average employment rate for those who have completed CEU postgraduate studies is 95%.

4. Information resources

The Library Service is designed to support study and research with the primary objective of meeting students’ educational and scientific needs. It has ample opening hours, even on weekends, with the best IT facilities.

UAO CEU also offers a large digital repository containing open-access publications derived from the teaching, research and institutional activities carried out by the university’s teaching staff, students and alumni.



  • “Commercial mediation and procedural efficiency. Special reference to the application of artificial intelligence”

  •  “Digital trials: current reality and pending challenges”

  • “The ordinary trial: current reality and prospects for reform”

  • Mock “Preliminary Hearing”

  • “Verbal trial: current reality and prospects for reform”

  • “Processes on the provision of legal support measures for persons with disabilities: special reference to the new aspects of Law 8/2021”

  • “Civil evidence: challenges of the 21st century”

  • “Car cartel and truck cartel: substantive and procedural aspects”

  • “Current and problematic aspects of procedural enforcement”

  • “Current and problematic aspects of provisional guardianship”

  • “The complexity of family processes”

  • “Problematic aspects of eviction and tenancy proceedings”

  • Simulation of contentious divorce proceedings

  • “The right to appeal. Special reference to the problems of appeal and cassation”

  • “Liability in contract and tort"

  • “The Challenges of the Judiciary in the 21st Century”

Teaching staff

Academic management:
Prof. Dr María Jesús Pesqueira Zamora. Professor of Procedural Law and Dean of the Faculty of Law and Business at Abat Oliba CEU University.
Prof. Dr David Vallespín Pérez. Professor of the University of Barcelona
Prof. Dr José María Acensio Gallego. Professor of the University of Alacant.

Teaching staff

  • Prof. Dr David Vallespín Pérez. Professor of the University of Barcelona
  • Prof. Dr José María Asencio Mellado. Professor of the University of Alacant.
  • Prof. Dr Joan Picó i Junoy. Professor at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
  • Prof. Dr Vicente Pérez Daudí. Professor of the University of Barcelona
  • Prof. Dr José María Acensio Gallego. Judge. Head of the External and Institutional Relations Department of the Judicial Academy. Lecturer in Procedural Law at Abat Oliba CEU University.
  • Olalla Vázquez Moraga. Public Prosecutor Inspector with the Spanish State Prosecutor’s Office
  • Marta Cervera Martínez. Judge.
  • José María Fernández Seijo. Judge.
  • María Eugenia Alegret. Judge at the High Court of Justice of Catalonia.
  • Jesús Sánchez. Lawyer
  • Cristina Vallejo. Lawyer
  • Joaquim de Miquel i Sagnier. Lawyer
  • Luis Rodríguez Pitarque. Lawyer
  • Carmen Sánchez. Lawyer
  • Eloy Moreno Tarrés. Lawyer

Fees and scholarships


€ 1,200

 *Price valid for the 2023–2024 academic year.

Tuition fees correspond, solely and exclusively, to the provision of teaching as part of the programme enrolled on, and this is the only service offered in exchange for the payment of those fees. By enrolling, the student accepts that decisions made by the competent authorities may, directly or indirectly, render it necessary to carry out teaching, tutoring, work placements or assessment tests either in person or via distance learning.

The student accepts that they remain obliged to pay any such fees in full even if, for reasons beyond the control of the University, some of the educational activities included in the degree cannot be carried out as initially provided for in the course guides at the beginning of the academic year. If restrictions are part in place, the University will provide the student with a guarantee that the activity will be rescheduled when possible, taking into consideration the interests of the student and any other applicable academic criteria.


Once you have formalised reservation of your place, the remaining amount can be paid in the following ways:





    Two instalments per year.



    10 instalments with special 0% interest financing with CaixaBank.


    Students have until 30 June to cancel their reserved place. This means you can book now and change if your circumstances change later on*

    *Deadline subject to changes in the official registration calendar.


Postgraduate and Further University Studies
Bellesguard 30. 08022 Barcelona
Tel. +34 932 540 900
[email protected]

Quality and regulation


Law graduates, as well as professionals from other fields interested in procedural law.