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Specialisation course in International Litigation and in the EU
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Denomination

Specialisation course in International Litigation and in the EU

Academic Area

Law and Political Science

Length

9 months

Credits

15 ECTS

modality

Blended learning

Language

Spanish

Student profile

Graduates in Law, Political Sciences, Economic and Business Sciences, Business Management, International Relationships, and lawyers, attorneys and legal practitioners, and in general everyone interested in developing their professional career in the Law field and in the international legal profession.

Admission and Enrolment

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

Calendar and timetables

From November to July. Friday from 16.00 h to 21.00 h.

Academic Calendar

Law aspects in the international procedural, civil, commercial, labour and tax fields; as well as negotiation and international arbitration.

Why study at the UAO CEU?

1. International legal specialisation

The globalisation phenomenon has resulted in the business expansion on an international level. Said process has led to a demand increase of assessors and law professionals, who have the required knowledge of international law at a global level to answer to these needs.

2. Professional projection

The specialisation course in International Litigation and in the EU answers efficiently to the requirements that companies demand at an international level.

The programme is aimed at those law professionals willing to train in the law area that regulates the law aspects in the procedural, civil, commercial, labour and tax fields; as well as acquiring knowledge in the negotiation and international arbitration areas. All of this in order to obtain the adequate aptitudes and to have a complete knowledge of the main law aspects to solve conflicts with immigration elements that circumscribe them in the International Private Law, EU Law and Human Rights disciplines.

3. Faculty

Our faculty is composed by well-known professionals with a wide teaching and professional experience.

4. Employability

The average work placement rate is 95% in the postgraduate studies of the CEU.

5. Information resources

The Library Service is conceived as a support unit for study and research. Its most important objective is to meet the educative and scientific demands. It has convenient opening hours, including weekends, with the best computer equipment. In addition, the UAO CEU offers to all the University community a vast digital storage, with free access to its publications from its docent, research or institutional activities carried out by teachers, students or former students from the University.

Study Plan

International Legal Competence, cross-border procedural cooperation and European processes (3 ECTS)

  1. International Legal competence (general framework)
  2. International Legal Cooperation and within the EU
  3. Obtaining of evidence within the EU and third states
  4. Notification and transfer of judicial and extra-judicial documents within the EU and third states
  5. Acknowledgement and execution of foreign judicial resolutions and European executive title deeds
  6. European Small Claims procedure, limited amount process, actions before the Community Trade Mark Courts

International arbitration and ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolutions) (1.5 ECTS)

  1. Mediation, conciliation, ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolutions)
  2. International arbitration Law
  3. The "legal negotiation”
  4. Acknowledgement and execution of foreign arbitration resolutions
  5. Precautionary actions in the arbitration proceedings
  6. Arbitration for investors

Procedural Law of the European Union. Appeals before the CJEU (0.5 ECTS)

  1. The process before the CJEU
  2. Appeals before the CJEU: unfulfilment, cancellation, omission, incidental proceedings and non-contractual liability

Human Rights: Current concept, legal framework and jurisdictional protection (0.5 ECTS)

  1. Current concept and foundation of the Human Rights
  2. National and international legal framework
  3. Jurisdictional protection of Human Rights

Civil Law (contractual and non-contractual obligations) (3.5 ECTS)
1.    General part:

  • International Legal Competence
  • Applicable law
  • Acknowledgement and execution of foreign judicial resolutions

2.    Special part

  • International buying and selling contract of goods
  • International transport contract
  • Insurances contract
  • Collaboration contracts
  • International work contracts

Civil Law (family and successions) (3 ECTS)

  1. Divorce, separation and nullity. Legal competence, applicable law and acknowledgement and execution of foreign judicial resolutions
  2. Food law: Legal competence, applicable law and acknowledgement and execution of foreign judicial resolutions
  3. Protection of the individual (elderly and minors)
  4. International adoption
  5. Succession law: Legal competence, applicable law and acknowledgement and execution of foreign judicial resolutions

Commercial Law (3 ECTS)

  1. International Company Law. Company creation and internationalisation. Freedom of establishment in the EU
  2. Industrial and intellectual property: Legal competence, applicable law and acknowledgement and execution of foreign judicial resolutions
  3. Consumer rights
  4. Electronic commerce
  5. Cross-border insolvency proceedings: Legal competence, applicable law and acknowledgement and execution of foreign judicial resolutions

Evaluation system

The evaluation system of this course is continuous: the student must turn in at the end of every module one or more proposed projects. Those must be procedural documents, lawsuits and resolution of practical cases. Besides, only those students attending at least an 80% of the sessions will be evaluated.

Faculty

Coordinator

  • PhD. Sergi Prats. Lawyer, Director Associate of PSG Abogados. Teacher of International Litigation from the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

Faculty

  • PhD. Pablo Nuevo. Head of the Legal Sciences Department of the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU
  • PhD. Carmen Parra. Teacher of International Private Law from the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU
  • PhD. Carlos Villagrasa Alcaide. Professor of Civil Law of the University of Barcelona
  • PhD. Raquel Xalabarder Plantada. Chair professor of Law at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • PhD. Montserrat Villarij González. Lawyer specialist in International Litigation
  • PhD. Flora Calvo Babío. Lawyer and professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I
  • PhD. Jordi Sallarés. General Secretary of the International Chamber of Commerce of Spain
  • Miquel Roca López. Lawyer specialist in Maritime Law and coordinator of the master's degree in Maritime Law and Business of the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU
  • Joaquín Bayo Delgado. Lawyer and ex magistrate of the Provincial Audience of Barcelona
  • Blanca Padrós Amat. Lawyer. President of the Community and International Law Section of the Il·lustre Col·legi d'Advocats de Barcelona (ICAB)
  • Valeria Enrich Schröder. Lawyer in Baker & McKenzie
  • Alberto Núñez-Lagos Burguera. Lawyer and associate in URÍA MENÉNDEZ
  • Arturo Madrid Roca. Lawyer and associate of OFITDEM. Professor at the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU
  • Lucía Cristea. Lawyer. Professor at the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

Lecturers

  • PhD. Marta Pertegás Sendero. First Secretary of the International Private Law Conference of the Hague
  • PhD. Jordi Sallarés. General Secretary of the International Chamber of Commerce of Spain
  • PhD. Carlos Villagrasa. Professor of Civil Law of the University of Barcelona

Prices and scholarships

TOTAL PRICE

€2,845

PAYMENT METHODS

Students taking the course of International Litigation and in the EU must pay the full registration fee before the course starts. The Universitat ’s Postgraduate and University Extension Service will issue an enrolment form to the prospective students so that they can pay the fee at one of the financial institutions listed on the enrolment form. The students will have 15 calendar days to make the transfer.

The Universitat Abat Oliba CEU has credit lines with different financial institutions, so that students can finance their programme under preferential terms. For more information, students can contact the Academic Management Service or enquire at any of the following financial institutions: “la Caixa”, Banco Santander, Catalunya Caixa and BBVA.

MORE INFORMATION

Postgraduate and University Extension
Bellesguard, 30. 08022 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 253 72 03
masters@uao.es

Quality and regulations

ADMISSION PROFILE

The specialisation course in International Litigation and in the EU is aimed at graduates in Law, Political Sciences, Economic and Business Sciences, Business Management, International Relationships. It also aims at professionals such as lawyers, attorneys and legal practitioners, and in general to everyone interested in developing their professional career in the Law field and in the international legal profession and are interested in obtaining a specialised training of the highest academic and practical level in this multidisciplinary subject.

OBJECTIVES

  • Knowing the international regulations in the civil, commercial, labour and Human Rights areas.
  • Knowing the EU regulation tools and the international agreements at a procedural level, in order to offer solutions of the international law conflicts.
  • Knowing the tax aspects at an international level.
  • Knowing how to solve out of court the law conflicts (arbitration and ADR).
  • Obtaining competences and professional abilities in oral and written communication to apply them on the negotiation processes.