🎓 Official Master’s Degree in Administrative Management | Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

The master's degree in Administrative Management from the Abat Oliba CEU University give the professional training required to work as an Administrative Manager

Official master’s degree in Administrative Management
Course title

Official Master’s Degree in Administrative Management

Academic area

Law and Political Science

Duration / Credits

9 years
(60 ECTS)

Official Quality Certification - AQU
Places / format

30 / blended learning

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Student profile 

Graduates in the field of legal, economic or political sciences interested in pursuing or advancing their professional career in the field of administrative management.

Admissions and enrolment

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

Calendar and timetables

From October to June. Fridays from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Academic Calendar

Organised in collaboration with the Catalan Higher Institute of Administrative Management

Why study at UAO CEU?

1. Become a professional

The Official Master's degree in Administrative Management offered by Abat Oliba CEU University and the Catalan Higher Institute of Administrative Management (ISGAC) —a non-profit organisation set up by the Official College of Administrative Managers of Catalonia—, provides official postgraduate training that prepares students to work as administrative managers. The course is specially adapted to cover the legal functions involved in the profession meaning.

Given the comprehensive nature of the course, the Official College of Administrative Managers of Catalonia exempts students who have passed the master's degree from taking the state entry exam to practise in the field, and allows them to register as soon as they have completed it.

Likewise, this Master's Degree covers the new technical requirements that derive from the implementation of new information technologies, as well as the new requirements in terms of the advisory role of administrative managers, especially in the case of companies. It also provides students with the knowledge they need of finances and accounting not normally required to enter the profession given the fact they are mainly legal in nature.

2. Employability

100% of our students find a job at the end of their studies (AQU 2020 employment survey).

3. Experience

We have been training legal experts since 1973. The private university with the most experience in the field of law in Catalonia.

4. Methodology

The master's degree is taught through blended learning, giving you the flexibility you need to work and study. It offers a methodology based on workshops, seminars and resolution of practical cases, perfect for preparing you for work in the profession.

5. Professional development

Real work placements with administrative agencies means you can become a member of the College of Administrators straight away. We also offer a national and international job’s board with more than 2,300 collaborating companies with work placements in over 20 countries.

6. Teaching staff

Our teaching staff comprises experts and accredited professionals chosen for their recognised prestige and specialisation in the field of administrative management.

7. Employability

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

8. 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 computer facilities.

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


Teaching staff


Academic Management of the Master’s

Dr Marc Giménez Bachmann
Abat Oliba CEU University
[email protected]


Teaching staff

  • Esaú Alarcón García: PhD. Tax lawyer at Gibernau Asesores and member of the Institutional Advisory Board of AEDAF. 
  • Jaume Jesús Barcons Casas: PhD in Law. Degree in Law. Master’s degree in Labour and Social Security Law Postgraduate degree in Marriage Law. Master’s degree in Taxation. Master’s degree in Administrative Management.
  • Pablo Becerril de los Mártires: Degree in Law. Degree in Journalism. Senior technician at the Directorate General of Private Law Entities of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Silvia Cano Arteseros. PhD in Law from the University of Barcelona. Diploma in Transparency, Good Governance and Citizen Participation from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Coordinator of programmes for the prevention and reduction of tax fraud at the Catalan Tax Agency. 
  • Gabriel Capilla Vidal: PhD. Lawyer. Director of the Administrative and Public Sector Law Department at Durán-Sindreu Asesores Legales y Tributarios. 
  • José Julián Fuentes Martínez. Degree in Law. Notary Public.
  • Iñaki Frías Inchausti. Degree in Law. Master’s in Business Law. Lawyer specialising in corporate law and associate with the commercial area of Rosaud Costas Duran SLP.
  • Marc Giménez Bachmann. PhD. Degree in Law. Degree in Political Science. Master’s in Administrative Management. Lawyer. Administrative manager. Member of COGAC's Governing Board. Rapporteur of the Training Commission. Counsellor and member of the ISGAC Board of Trustees.
  • Elisenda Giral Massana. Degree in Law. Workplace inspector. Member of the body of arbitrators of the first Labour Court of Catalonia, the Observatory of Children's Rights and member of the Board of Directors of the Catalan Health Institute.
  • Bernardino Afonso González: Degree in Law. Graduate in Economics and Business. Diploma in Accounts Auditing. Master’s degree in Labour Consultancy. Master’s degree in Proecedural Law Master’s degree in Tax Law and Tax Consultancy. Lawyer at DWF-RCD
  • Adolfo Lucas: PhD. Substitute Judge of the Provincial Court of Barcelona and Professor of Civil Law at Abat Oliba CEU University. 
  • Jordi Jové i Vilalta. PhD in Law. Tax Management Coordinator at the Catalan Tax Agency.
  • Alfonso Lluzar López de Briñas. Degree in Law. Master’s in Administrative Management. Lawyer. Administrative manager. President of COGAC. President of the Council of Catalonia. President of ISGAC. Vice President of the General Council.
  • José Eugenio Martin de la Vega García:  Degree in Law. Administrative manager. Master’s degree in Administrative Management. Graduated from the Centre for Tax and Economic Studies. Practising tax, commercial and civil law lawyer. Counsel to Mutualidad de previsión social de los gestores Administrativos.
  • Pablo Nuevo López. PhD in Law. Professor of Constitutional Law. Director of undergraduate studies in Political Science and academic director of the Master’s in Sociology at Abat Oliba CEU University.
  • Josep Lluís del Olmo Arriaga. PhD in Marketing and Market Research and degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Assistant professor with the Business Organisation department at Abat Oliba CEU University.
  • Susana Pámies Alegre: Degree in Law. Master’s in Executive Business Administration (EMBA). Data protection specialist. Director of the Legal Department and Data Protection Delegate of the Col·legi Oficial de Gestors Administratius de Catalunya, of the Consell de Col·legis Oficials de Gestors Administratius de Catalunya and of the Fundació Privada Institut Superior de Gestió Administrativa de Catalunya (ISGAC).
  • Carmen Parra Rodríguez. Administrative manager. PhD in Law. Master’s in European Law from the Free University of Brussels. Associate professor in Private International Law at Abat Oliba CEU University.
  • Carlos Pérez del Valle. Full Professor of Criminal Law and director of the Gift & Task Bioethics and Law chair at Abat Oliba CEU University.
  • Eva Perea Muñoz. PhD in CCE and Business Studies. Vice-rector of Academic Organisation and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at UAO CEU.
  • Jesús M. Prujà Noé. Administrative manager. PhD in Advertising and Public Relations. Degree in Law. Degree in Political Science and Sociology. Lecturer in Political and Administration Sciences. Head of the University Access Guidance Office of the Government of Catalonia.
  • Stefan Rating Pabst. PhD in Law. Lawyer in Barcelona and Brussels. Professor of EU and Competition, Environment and Telecommunications Law.
  • Jordi Rosselló Urbano: Degree in Law. Practising lawyer specialising in Commercial Law at DWF-RCD
  • Ramon M. Soldevila de Monteys. PhD in Economic and Business Sciences. Accounts auditor. Professor in accounting at Abat Oliba CEU University.



Career opportunities


Students who obtain the official master's degree in Administrative Management from Abat Oliba CEU University will be able to become official members of the College of Administrators automatically, without having to take the public entry exam, and will be able to work in the following areas:

  • Administrative manager in the field of consulting and management of taxation and accounting.
  • Administrative manager in the field of social and labour consulting and management.
  • Administrative manager in the field of consulting and management in the world of automobiles and transport.
  • Administrative manager in the field of consulting and management in mortgage law.
  • Admission to legal and economic doctoral programmes, and positions in administration, legal, financial or human resources departments of any company or institution.


Abat Oliba CEU University and ISGAC have a close relationship with a large number of institutions, service providers, management companies and professional offices that are testament to the excellence of this official master's degree in administrative management, and who are constantly looking to hire our graduates in this field. These organisations include:


Fees and scholarships


€ 5,935*

*Price valid for the 2024-2025 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:

Payment by instalments

50% paid upon enrolment and the remaining 50% paid in January.
Payment of the enrolment fee can be made by making a deposit into the bank account held by ISGAC. It can also be done by taking out a bank loan


With Banco Santander, CaixaBank, BBVA and Banc Sabadell. 


Students have until 21 June to cancel their reserved place. This way, you can book your place now and be free to cancel if your circumstances change*
*Deadline for cancelling subject to changes in the official enrolment calendar


Postgraduate and Further University Studies
Bellesguard 30. 08022 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 253 72 03
[email protected]

Quality and regulation


Those applying to take this Official Master’s in Administrative Management must hold either a higher university degree title from Spain (diplomatura, licenciatura or ingeniería superior) or a foreign degree (equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in the Anglo-Saxon system).

This profile includes:

  • Graduates in the field of legal, economic or political sciences (recognised specialities for entry to the administrative manager profession) who are interested in pursuing or advancing their professional career in the field of administrative management and who demonstrate a vocation for liberal professions.
  • Graduates from educational systems outside the European Higher Education Area, whose degree titles do not need to be officially validated by the Spanish government. The University will carry out checks that the degrees in question accredit a level of training equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish university degrees and that they entitle the holder to take postgraduate studies in the country that issued the degree.

Previous experience in the field of administrative management is not required for this programme.


  • The general objective of the Official Master's Degree in Administrative Management is to provide comprehensive, professional training, aimed at specialising graduates in the field of social sciences as administrative managers.
  • The subjects that make up this Official Master's in Administrative Management aim to help students acquire a comprehensive education in the techniques to be used in the field of administrative management.
  • Students will be able to represent, advise and manage clients in accordance with the law with regard to public administration bodies and common administrative procedures. Finally, students will be trained as administrative managers with professional knowledge and skills in all areas.