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European Union Law, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #253 (QS) ,
The experience achieved in more than 25 years has led to a highly competitive Programme taught by highly renowned professionals and experts in their respective fields and thus focalizing on a practical approach to the legal practice within the context of a globalized economy.


Among the goals of the European Union Law programme at Carlos III University of Madrid, the capability of students to redact legal notes, claims or advisories as well as consultancy, team work skills and professional leadership skills within multicultural backgrounds are to be highlighted.

The Programme consists of 90 ECTS credits distributed among 3 trimesters. During the first year, consisting of 54 ECTs credits, students will undertake on-site classes relating to theoretical underpinnings of EU Law and, therefore, consolidating their academic profile with the analysis of legislation and most relevant case law. 70% of classes in this period are taught in English.

During the second year of the Programme, students will undertake an internship of 30 ECTS. Said internship will be supervised and evaluated by international law firms, legal departments of multinational corporations or European Union institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Legal Order of the EU
  • Human Rights and EU Citizenship Law
  • Judicial Remedies in the Law of the EU
  • Tax Policy in the EU
  • Cooperación Judicial Civil y Penal Europea


Applicants must have a solid previous academic background in law, law and economics or political sciences. Vocation to the international legal practice and auditing on issues relating to European Union Law as well as awareness regarding European Union integration and the functioning of European Institutions at each stage of the decision making process is further demanded.


Direction: Prof. Carlos Javier Moreiro González

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Spanish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Academic record (examination grades and if appropriate degree final dissertation)up to 3.5 points
  • Compulsory language accreditationup to 2.5 points
  • Extensive periods (more than three consecutive months) at foreign universities undertaking studies leading to a degree in law and/or an extended period (more than three consecutive months) with an external work placement in law organisations or institutionsup to 1.5 points
  • Participation in competitions and international competitive events with a legal content 0.5 points
  • Participation in courses run by internationally renowned legal institutions or centres concerned with knowledge of transnational legal practiceup to 0.5 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    177 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 177 EUR per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    177 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 177 EUR per credit and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Madrid

  • 745 - 1260 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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