From core training, to specialist training
The first year focuses on acquiring the bases for legal reasoning and methodologies. You will study the fundamentals of Law and other complementary material needed to understand these concepts. During this year, your will receive an introduction to the different branches of Law: Public, Private and International.
In the second and third years of your degree you will gradually integrate the distinctive characteristics of the different branches of law: Criminal, Tax, Civil, Labour, Commercial, European Union Law. You will gain an insight into how businesses and public administrations work, and how citizens relate to the different institutions.
In the fourth year, you will use the competences you have acquired during your studies and gain greater understanding of those subjects you have found to be most interesting though your choice of electives. You can spend your first semester abroad at one of the universities the UD has agreements with. The Undergraduate Final Year Project, which is completed during the last year of your degree, will give you a comprehensive view of the competences you have acquired. The project must deal with a topic including at least two branches of law.
Student profile: entry requirements
Student profile: graduate profile
Specialist pathways in 4th year
We offer three specialist pathways through a choice of elective subjects:
Public Law: This pathway focuses on the specialist legal instruments that regulate public administration, and offers an in-depth study of constitutional, criminal or administrative law.
Patrimonial and Business Law: This pathway provides you with greater understanding of the laws that regulate business and economics, focusing on mercantile law and other economic aspects of Law.
Transnational Law: This pathway covers aspects of Law that go beyond national law and link up with supranational regulation in the spheres of public and private law.
You can study in 3 languages
In order to train multilingual lawyers, you will have the opportunity to study in three languages, with lectures in Spanish, 150 ECTS in Basque and over 70 ETCS in English.