ESADE Degree in Law & Bachelor in Global Governance

THE PASSPORT TO AN INTERNATIONAL CAREER

Do you want to blaze an international career? Would you like to be a consul, diplomat or work in top organisations such as NATO, the World Health Organisation (WHO) or in the European Union? With a Degree in Law & Bachelor in Global Governance, forming part of these world-shaping institutions is just one of your options. In just five years, you will become an expert on international issues, with knowledge of Law, Geo-politics and Economics that will allow you to come up with answers to legal, political and economic problems in any corner of the world.

 

REASONS TO STUDY LAW & GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AT ESADE


Double Degree: Degree in Law + Bachelor in Global Governance

 

You will obtain an official ESADE Degree in Law plus a Bachelor’s Degree in Global Governance, which will accredit your training in Geo-politics, Economics, and International Relations.

 



Training in Geo-politics + The International Economy

 

You will gain a deep knowledge of the economic, political and legal rules that operate at the world level. This will allow you to understand the decisions taken by international bodies such as the G20, the IMF, and grasp the nature of global economic transactions.

 



Specialisation in a given world region
ESADE Exclusive

 

You can choose between Asia, North Africa, The Middle East, Latin America, or the following group of four countries: The United Kingdom; The United States; Canada; Australia. Specialising in one of these will allow you to provide expert advice to worldwide companies and organisations operating in the area covered by your specialisation. ESADE is the only university in Spain to offer this opportunity.

 



Languages

 

The programme is taught in Spanish and English, which is gradually introduced. In addition, you will master Legal English and learn French or German, or if you choose Asia as your area of specialisation, Mandarin.

 



Exchange programme and international preparation

 

You will be trained in other legal systems and in International Law, and take a semester at one of the best 46 Law Schools in the world. You can also take an optional semester in the geographical area of your specialisation and participate in summer programmes in intensive courses abroad.

 



Direct links with legal firms, organisations and institutions

 

Working lawyers give classes based on real cases. In addition, you will forge links with Law Firms and national and international organisations through ESADE Careers and take professional internships in Spain or abroad.

 



Learning by doing

 

Solve practical cases, carry out court case simulations and visit the Law School’s Courtroom, you can take part in international moot courts and simulated United Nations sessions.

 



Training in skills and competencies


Throughout the degree programme, you will improve skills such as oratory, negotiating skills, leadership, solving disputes, all of which are vital for operating in a global context.

 



Access to Master in Law + Specialisation Master

 

If you wish to work as a lawyer after finishing your degree in Law & Bachelor in Global Governance, ESADE Law School can help you pass the Bar Association entrance exam by taking the ESADE Master Degree in Law + Specialisation Master, with which you can also specialise in International Business Law, Tax Consultancy and Management, Mercantile Public Law or Labour and Human Resources Law.

 


COURSE DESCRIPTION

Two degrees:
• Bachelor in Law, an official decree issued by ESADE–Ramon Llull University.
• Bachelor in Global Governance, an institution-specific degree issued by ESADE–Ramon Llull University.

Length: 5 years
Number of credits: 240 + 180 ECTS
Number of places: 80

Language of instruction: Spanish and English (bilingual)
Language learning: French, German or Mandarin Chinese. Mandarin Chinese is compulsory for students who wish to specialise in Asia.

Professional experiences: Professional internships and other contacts in the business world and international organisations.

Career opportunities: Lawyer; diplomat; advisor to international organisations such as the UN, the ILO and UNESCO; or analyst at a foreign-trade consortium, law firm, consulting firm or research centre. Competitive civil-service examinations.

Tuition fees for 2017-2018: €15,200. This price does not include the cost of the summer programmes.

Scholarship: ESADE offers a wide range of scholarships.

Financing: Under an agreement with ESADE, Banc Sabadell offers loans at 0% interest.

Location: Barcelona-Pedralbes campus

Intensive modules at foreign universities (optional): two or three weeks each summer, starting the first year.
• First year: Boston College Law School and Cardozo School of Law (New York)
• Second year: Penn Law (Penssylvania)
• Third year: Management University of Singapore (Singapore) and Columbia Law School (New York)
• Fourth year: International solidarity-based Internship

Specialisation: Six tracks to choose from in the fifth year. A student’s specialisation track determines his or her study-abroad destination.
• Asia
• Maghreb and the Middle East
• Latin America
• United Kingdom, United States and Australia

Study abroad: One study-abroad year in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Oceania depending on the student’s specialisation track.

Admission requirements: Applicants must be in the second year of non-compulsory secondary education (any option) and have a good level of English.

Admission process: Application for admission + documentation + academic transcript for the past four years + admissions examination + interview (optional) + eligibility for university entrance.

Admission period: October to June (before completion of the second year of non-compulsory secondary education).