Port and Maritime Business Management and Maritime LawOfficial Master's degree

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    Port and Maritime Business Management and Maritime Law

    About the Master’s degree

    The Master’s in Port and Maritime Business Management and Maritime Law is a suitable programme for anyone wishing to gain in-depth knowledge of this key economic area.

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    ESSENTIAL SKILLS

    Acquire the competences and skills necessary for professional practice in the maritime-port sector

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    WIDE RANGE OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    You will be able to work in export departments, stevedoring companies, port authority consultancies.

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    STATE RECOGNITION

    A degree established at national level, with a large number of students from outside the Basque Country

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    INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

    The Master's programme includes a trip to London visiting the most representative institutions in the sector

    • Campus:

      Bilbao Campus

    • Programme name:

      Port and Maritime Business Management and Maritime Law

    • Duration/credits:

      1 year - 60 ECTS

    • Language

      Spanish-English

    • Number of places

      40

    • Programme type

      On-campus

    • Application process:

      Admission period open

    • Faculty:

      Law
    • Share:

    2022-2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

    EXTRAORDINARY ADMISSION PERIOD

    From 26 July to 25 August will be open a new extraordinary application period for those master's degrees with last places available.

    Find out about the steps to follow to complete your application through the virtual office.

    Port and Maritime Business Management and Maritime Law

    This master's degree is for you if...

    You are a graduate in Law, Economics, Business, Nautical and Maritime Transport, or you have a degree that qualifies you for professional practice in the field of maritime port activity.

    You are a person working in the maritime sector and want to take the opportunity to gain an academic qualification at a higher level.

    You work in ports, shipping agents, shipping lines, stevedores, regular shipping lines and foreign trade

    As well as the legal, technical and economic aspects of the sector at national and international level.

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    In cooperation with

    Basque Government Maritime Administration School - Basque Government Environment

    En primera persona

    Aitor Etxebarria’s Opinion

    In 2009, the Basque Government’s Maritime Administration School and Deusto Law School signed an agreement for the teaching of this Master's Degree

    Aitor

    Etxebarria

    Director of Ports and Maritime Affairs. Basque Government
    Opinion maritime master's degree University of Deusto

    The Master's timetable has allowed me to combine classes with my job

    Hanae

    Zerouali

    Student on the Master's in Port and Maritime Business Management and Maritime Law
    Opinion maritime master's degree University of Deusto

    It opens the door to the maritime sector and the management of transport companies starting from scratch, which was my goal

    Cristina

    Caamiña Salvador

    Director of the Master’s in Port and Maritime Business Management and Maritime Law
    Opinion maritime master's degree University of Deusto

    During my trip to London, I met some of the most relevant organisations and companies in the global maritime world

    Ignacio

    Ibarra

    Director of the Master’s in Port and Maritime Business Management and Maritime Law
    Opinión master marítimo universidad de Deusto

    Teniendo en cuenta que el 90% del comercio internacional se mueve por esta vía, las salidas profesionales que hay detrás son enormes

    Victor

    Frontela

    Estudiante del Máster en Gestión de Empresas Marítimo-Portuarias y Derecho Marítimo

    study with usYou will qualify in...

    ADVICE

    Advise, if necessary, on the legal aspects of Maritime Freight Transport contracts (Chartering), associated with court procedures.

    contracts

    Close ship contracts

    ACCIDENTS

    Prepare settlements in cases of sea casualties and incidents in insurance companies.

    ORGANISATION

    Organise and coordinate different means of transport

    Clearance

    Settle ships accounts for calling at ports.

    control

    Logistics control in the port and shipping industry

    Guidance

    Advise on international merchandise trade, through appropriate use of Incoterms

    Maritime Port Administration

    Perform duties in the Maritime and Port Administration and business development tasks in Spanish offices abroad.

    trade

    Use the means and documents specific to international trade and promote the internationalisation of companies that tend to operate in global trade

    Career opportunities

    Second only to land transport, maritime transport is widely used in the transfer of goods. Legal services are essential from the first moment any type of negotiation is undertaken.

    A wide variety of companies require experts in maritime transport

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    Export departments

    on international trade, multi-modal transport companies

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    Stevedoring companies

    in ports, freight forwarders.

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    Law firms

    Shipping agents, sea transport agencies in the liner industry

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    Chartering departments

    in shipping companies

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    Companies advising port authorities

     and international legal traffic.

    Opinion about the Master's in Maritime Law

    "Thanks to the Master’s and its internships, I am working as a "Project Coordinator” at a Paraguayan logistics and transport company

    Ana AstiazaránMaster's degree in Maritime Law. Ceferino Elorza SA
    Opinion about the Master’s in Maritime Law

    "In my case, with a technical profile, I took full advantage of the Master's to promote my professional career towards the maritime business"

    Mario MorilloMaster’s in Maritime Law. Ceferino Elorza SA

    Further activities

    TRIP TO LONDON

    ´During the Master’s course, there will be a compulsory trip to London to visit the most representative Shipping institutions (International Maritime Organisation, IOPC Fund, Lloyd's Britannia P&I, etc.). The trip will be held in May 2021 and will be paid by the students themselves. The cost is approximately 500 euros, as it is partially financed by the Basque Government

    WORLD MARITIME WEEK

    You will attend the leading international event in the maritime sector, which is held every year at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC), where you will have the opportunity to go to presentations and forums with professionals from around the world.

    AWARD - THE INTERNATIONAL PROPELLER CLUB 

    The International Propeller Club awards an annual prize of 1,000 euros to the student with the best academic record. The Basque Country’s Propeller Club-Port of Bilbao is an association that brings together professionals from all areas related to the maritime sector in the Basque Country.


    MARITIME FORUM

    Each year the Master's brings together professionals from the sector to address current and strategic issues. 

    Gestión de Empresas Marítimo-Portuarias y Derecho Marítimo

    ¿Por qué elegirnos?

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    Empleabilidad

    La tasa de empleo de este máster es del 100%

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    TRAYECTORIA RECONOCIDA

    Llevamos 20 años formando especialistas en Derecho Marítimo en Bilbao, una ciudad de largo recorrido histórico en transporte y comercio marítimo

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    FINANCIACIÓN

    Este programa está financiado de forma conjunta con el Gobierno Vasco

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    Carácter global

    Es una formación de carácter global y los contenidos son aplicables en cualquier lugar del mundo y más del de 60% del alumnado proviene de fuera de la Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco.

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    Experiencia internacional

    Realizarás un viaje a Londres visitando las empresas más representativas del shipping

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    ASISTENCIA A EVENTOS

    Asisitirás al World Maritime Week Y Podrás formar parte del evento anual del Foro Marítimo Deusto

    DEUSTO

    GRANTS AND STUDENT FINANCE

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    DEUSTO

    GRANTS AND STUDENT FINANCE

    If you are going to study at the University of Deusto, you can benefit from our grants programme. Find out about the entry requirements and the grants promoted by other organisations.

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