The bachelor's degree in Law provides training that includes both theoretical knowledge of legislation and the necessary methodological tools to interpret and apply it. In addition, students can opt to undertake external placements in professional offices, companies and public institutions.
The bachelor's degree in Law at the University of Barcelona provides knowledge of the basic concepts of law and the fundamentals of legal argumentation, with the aim of enabling students to master the structure and functioning of all facets – local, regional, national, European and international – of the the legal system. The course provides knowledge of the various branches of private and public law, including administrative law, civil law, constitutional law, labour and social security law, financial and tax law, public international law, private international law, commercial law, criminal law, procedural law, comparative law and philosophy of law, with the aim of ensuring that students acquire the skills and abilities needed to practice the different legal professions. The bachelor's degree offers students the possibility of earning specializations on the diploma supplement through a coherent grouping of optional subjects. The following specializations are currently offered: Public Law, Private Law, Business Law, and International, Comparative and European Community Law.