Legal Sciences

Pompeu Fabra University

12 months
5750 EUR/year
3420 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master in Legal Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University is an academic master's programme designed to provide an introduction to research and in-depth professional training in each of the main legal disciplines.


The Master in Legal Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University is also a general master's programme in law, featuring cross-disciplinary content from all major legal disciplines approached from a highly international comparative perspective.

The first objective is to enable students to acquire the necessary professional skills as to exercise the professions of lawyer or of solicitor (professional specialisation course type).

Secondly, this master's degree is also aimed at students who wish to gain more advanced academic training than that provided by a bachelor's degree qualification. This would be the case of students who wish to exercise the legal professions subject to specific access tests or that of professionals who need to extend their specialised knowledge.

Thirdly, this master's degree is also aimed at those students who aspire to do a doctorate and who wish to devote themselves to teaching and research.

Who is it for?

  • Students seeking to pursue more advanced and specialized academic training than that provided by a bachelor's degree in a prestigious, international university environment.
  • Legal professionals seeking to update their knowledge, explore a specific legal subject in depth, or supplement their training with a more general and international perspective.
  • Students or professionals seeking to enrol on a doctoral programme and people seeking careers in teaching and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of legal thinking
  • Dogmatic of the charge of criminal responsibility: the legal theory of crime 
  • European Constitutionalism and Fundamental Rights
  • International Foundations of Corporate Taxation 
  • Real estate business 
  • Constitutional Law and Globalization
  • Global Law, Justice and Democracy  
  • Argumentation and techniques of legal interpretation 
  • Company law  
  • Right to Asylum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Spanish




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official undergraduate degree/diploma (or a bachelor's degree, a degree in engineering or architecture, diplomas, technical engineering and technical architecture diplomas, or, for foreign qualifications, the equivalent qualification awarded by an accredited higher education institution). Qualifications can be in the following academic areas: social sciences and health sciences.
  • Academic transcript of the accredited official training with the average grade at the university of origin.
  • Curriculum Vitae in Spanish or Catalan.
    • A letter of motivation in Spanish or Catalan, stating the candidate's interest in following the master's programme (400 to 600 words).
    • Identity Card or Passport.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      5750 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5750 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      3420 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 3420 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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