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Global Governance & Law Experience

Global Governance & Law Experience

Summer programme for pre-university students

Are you interested in the world of law, international relations and economics?

When choosing a university programme, candidates tend to imagine the professional life that awaits them on completion of their undergraduate or master’s degree. To help you make an informed choice, we invite you to spend a different sort of summer on the Esade Law School campus in Barcelona.

This summer, discover what university life is like at Esade

In a friendly, multicultural environment, under the watchful eye of high-profile faculty and alongside young people from all over Spain and elsewhere, you’ll learn about law, politics, international relations and economics, and you’ll discover the key role that these activities play in your life.

You’ll also have a chance to experience Esade’s undergraduate teaching methodology, which is based on the development of personal skills such as leadership, teamwork, public speaking and negotiation.

The programme

Bachelor-based programmes + Skills subjects + Language course: Debating in English (optional) + Activities (optional)

If you wish, during this three-week programme you can also strengthen your English and get to know Barcelona by participating in various organised activities: a unique opportunity for you and your classmates to discover an exciting, cosmopolitan city that is among the world’s top tourist destinations.

Why participate?

  • University study techniques

    Learn techniques for studying at the university level.

  • Multidisciplinary training

    Gain introductory knowledge of law, politics, international relations and economics.

  • Enhancing personal skills

    Develop personal skills such as leadership, teamwork, public speaking, communication with people from other cultures and negotiation.

  • Practical and Innovative Training

    You'll acquire knowledge in small, dynamic and highly participatory classes featuring mock trails, real-life case studies and courthouse visits.

  • Networking

    Meet a lot of new people coming from different countries, backgrouds and interests, and enrich your experience.

  • Optional Activities

    Sign up for the optional programme of optional Activities: get to know Barcelona and its environs through multiple experiences with your classmates.


  • #1

    Private University in Spain for a bachelor’s degree in Law or Business, El Mundo 2019

  • #1

    Best International Experience Worldwide, The Economist 2019

  • #1

    New skills and learning in Europe, Financial Times 2019

  • #2

    Student Satisfaction Worldwide, Bloomberg Businessweek 2019

Basic information

Duration: 3 weeks, from July 6th to July 24th 2020. Welcome Session: July 5th

Schedule: From 10am to 16pm (Monday to Thursday). From 10am to 13.30pm (Friday)

Aimed at: Young people aged 15-18

Languages: English 

Number of places: 75

Fee for summer school: €3,100 (early-bird rate for those who pay before 31st March: €2,800). The fee includes classes and lunches at Esade, but not accommodation.

Fee for English course: Debating in English €300

Enrolment period: from 24th November until 5th July 2020

Venue: Esade Barcelona-Pedralbes Campus

"The experience of the last three weeks has been incredible. ESADE has awakened something in me that I did not know I had. I totally recommend this Summer School to other people: it will help them grow, mentally and professionally."

Anna Li

Summer School 2018

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