9 months
5055 EUR/full
5055 EUR/full
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This Public Law Master at Abat Oliba - CEU University is for law or political science graduates who want to get a solid knowledge of public law, as well as graduates looking to get onto a doctorate course.



1. Preparation for doctorates

The Official Master's Degree in Public Law is an official advanced course focused on giving students specific knowledge of the key elements of Public Law and preparing them for future access to a doctoral programme in Law.

The master's provides all the methodological training needed for rigorous research. This makes it the ideal academic training ground to develop and defend a thesis in legal education.

2. Experience

Abat Oliba - CEU University began its law courses in 1973, making it the first private school (later becoming a university) to train lawyers in Catalonia.

The institution's long history, the academic accreditation of its professors and the professional experience of its range of collaborators guarantee educational quality.

3. Methodology

The master's is taught through a system combining four simultaneous methodologies:- Lectures- Seminars based on real case studies- Practical workshops- Master's dissertation with a tutor

The master's is taught following a blended-learning format with online sessions, allowing international students to attend classes in real time by logging onto the University's Online Campus. The lecturers' extensive experience and our high-quality IT infrastructure ensure active participation, with lively debates around the key topics covered.

Students that are able will defend their dissertation in person in Barcelona as part of a 5-day trip, with visits to the most important legal institutions in the city, along with other activities related to the legal world.

Programme Structure


  • Methodology of research in legal science
  • Legal argumentation theory
  • Current financial and tax law issues
  • Current criminal law issues 
  • Dogmatic basics of procedural law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Enrolment application via website, sending of the documents and formalisation of admission at the University.
  • A passport copy
  • Copy of the Graduated qualification title
  • Accrediting certification of the university studies taken on the university of origin
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Admission form specific to each programme
  • Sworn translation of the official qualifications 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5055 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5055 EUR for the full programme during 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5055 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5055 EUR for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 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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