🎓 Double Degree in Law + Business Management | Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

The double degree in Law and Business Management from the Abat Oliba CEU University prepares our students to acquire a complete vision of the company.

Double degree in Law + Business Management
Course title

Double Degree in Law + Economics and Management (International Business) - Bilingual
Law and Political Science

Academic field

Certificate in Digital Law and Legal Tech


5 years


378 ECTS

International Programmes

CEU programme - Boston University

Student profile

Students must be interested in organisational systems within society and the principles and norms that underpin personal and social relationships. Combined with this, they should also show an interest in aspects related to the economy, the inner workings of businesses and management.

Admission and Enrolment

Application is via the website and documentation and enrolment formalisation is at the University.

Calendar and timetables

Academic Calendar

Current timetable
Previous timetable
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We have more than three decades of experience training professionals both in law and business


1. Double qualification

Abat Oliba CEU University is a pioneer in the methodology that allows students to combine two qualifications and gain two degrees in five years. We offer this double qualification in Law and Business Management to students who would like to acquire knowledge and abilities in both of these tightly linked areas.

This double degree's combination of subjects on law and economics provides a deep and integral vision of business structures which is highly valued in today's job market. Graduates can take on creative, management and consulting roles in law, in companies as well as in other public and private institutions

UAO CEU prepares students to pursue a career in both the business world and the legal world, providing them with the necessary knowledge and abilities, personalised tutorials, internships in all kinds of companies and exchanges in universities from around the world that UAO CEU holds exchange agreements with. This course structure is designed to take on the challenge of training the best workers for the 21st-century company.

2. Methodology

A practical, personalised educational model that sees students take part in workshops and practical seminars, as well as studying cases, resolving projects with law firms and attending real cases at the Provincial Court. As well as other activities such as:

  • Practical seminars on maritime law
  • Workshops on rhetoric and legal debates
  • Legal behaviour and negotiation role plays
  • Debating society
  • The Jurist's Club
  • Entrepreneur's club
  • Visits to national and international companies and production centres through internships
3. International programmes

In the USA, through the International Business Certificate Program with the University of Boston. Students gain an international education in English linked with their studies from the official degree, and they can do an additional international exchange.

Furthermore, we offer all law students the chance to study the Master's in US Law at the University of Saint Thomas in Minnesota.

4. Legal Tech

Students in their fourth year of Law are trained in the application of new technologies to law through the Wolters Kluwer Certifica programme. Students enrich their education by building their legal and technological capabilities regarding management, public speaking and networking.

5. CEU ePlus skills programme

A teaching model based on practical, personalised education that links theory to professional practice through case studies and real experiences, workshops and practical seminars.

It includes visits to national and international companies and production centres through internships.

6. Progressive International Development

A new plan that encourages students to think internationally from their first year to their fourth.

1. Students will get experience interacting and researching online with other European universities.
2. We explore the meaning and the effects of international politics and law through short trips to Brussels (EU) and Geneva (UNESCO).
3. We prepare students for the international law environment through conferences with MEPs and international experts.
4. We widen students' horizons through the Erasmus programme or through semester-long stays in our partner universities in the United States, Mexico and the Netherlands.

7. Complete programme

With the career-focused Official Master's Degree in Legal Profession, students get additional skills that are required by law.

8. Research

The Gift & Task Foundation on Bioethics and Law.


Careers and internships


Students who earn the Double Degree in Law + Economics and Management (International Business) - Bilingual from Abat Oliba CEU University can pursue their careers in the following areas:

  • Lawyer in the business sphere (lawyer specialising in commercial and corporate law, company consultancy, secretary of administrative boards, etc.)
  • Fiscal lawyer (legal and tax advice for companies and individuals)
  • Economic analysis, consulting and management in the private company sphere (SMEs, large national and international companies) or in public administration
  • Economic analysis services for private (consulting, study and analysis services for businesses and banks) and public institutions (regional, national, European and international studies and analytical services)
  • Fiscal advice and consulting
  • International commerce management in import/export companies


In the final year of the degree, students will do an obligatory placement year, or internship, in businesses, offices or institutions in the student's preferred industry.

These practical training programmes, included in the course structure, allow students to apply and enhance what they've learned in the course while acquiring the professional skills that will make their future transition to the workplace much easier.

The work that each student will undertake during the programme will be mutually agreed between the tutor in the business and the Work Placement and Employment Service coordinator in charge of the internship.

Furthermore, students have an academic tutor who provides follow-up and evaluation of the internship to get the most possible out of the placement.

For more information, visit the Work Placement and Employment Service.

  • List of companies

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Universidad Católica de Uruguay 2* URY UCU Spanish



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Universidad Católica de la Plata 1* AR UCALP Spanish
Universidad Fasta 2* AR UFASTA Spanish


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Kufstein University of Applied Sciences 1 A KUFSTEIN01 English B2


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Thomas More University College 4 B MECHELE14 English B2


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Universidad Finnis Terae- Santiago 2* CL FINNIS Spanish
Universidad San Sebastian 2* CL USS Spanish
Universidad de Santo Tomás 2* CL UST Spanish
Universidad del Desarrollo 2* CL UDD Spanish


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Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Seccional Cali 2 CO JAVE Spanish


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Augsburg University of Applied Sciences - Hochschule Augsburg 3 D AUGSBUR02 German C1; English B2
BSP Business and Law School 2 D POTSDAM04 German
Zeppelin University (Friedrichshafen) 4 D FRIEDRI01 German C1; English B2
Fachhochschule Köln 2 D KOLN04 German C1; English B2
Munich Business School (MBS) 3 D MUNCHEN12 German C1; English B2


universidad plazas Cod. Universidad Requisitos de idioma
Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV 4 F BORDEAU41 French B1
ESDES Lyon Business School - Université Catholique Lyon 2 F LYON10 English B2/French B2
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Institut Supérieur d'Economie et de management (ISEM) 2 F NIZA 01 English B2/French B2
Université Côte d’Azur (UCA) 2 F NIZA 41 French B2, English B2- Solo para máster y Doctorado
Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers (CNAM) 1 F PARIS052 English/French B2
Institut Catholique de Paris (ICP) 6 F PARIS056 EFrench B1, English B2
ESCE. École Supérieure de Commerce et de Management 4 F PARIS213 English B2/French B2
Université Perpignan VIA DOMITIA 2 F PERPIGN01 French B1 UFR sciences/French B2 others
Université de Reims 2 F REIMS01 French B1
Toulouse Catholic University 2 F TOULOUSE09 French B2/English B2


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Athens University of Economics and Business 2 G ATHINE04 English B2


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Corvinus University of Budapest (Business School) 4 HU BUDAPES03 English B2/Hungarian B2


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Maynooth University 12* IRL MAYNOOT01 English B2


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Università Politecnica delle Marche 1 I ANCONA01 Italian A2/English A2
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore 6 I MILANO03 Italian B1+/English: TOEFL 79 o IELTS 6.0
Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM 2* I MILANO05 Italian A2/English B1
Università degli Studi di Torino 2 I TORINO01 Italian A2/English B1


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EWHA WOMAN University 3* KO EWHA English B2 y NOTA PONDERADA EXPEDIENTE 7,5/10 o superior


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Taylor's University 2* MA TAYLOR English B2


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Universidad Anáhuac México 2* MX UAMN Spanish/TOEFL 89 o IELTS 7.0
Universidad Panamericana 2* MX UP Spanish
Universidad Iberoamericana 2* MX IBERO Spanish
Universidad del Valle de Atemajac 2* MX UNIVA Spanish


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Hanze University of Applied Sciences, GroningenSchool for Business, Marketing and Finance 2 NL GRONING03 English B2
Tilburg University 2 NL TILBURG 01 English B2


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Universidad de Lima 2* PE LIMA Spanish
Universidad de Piura 2* PE UDEP Spanish
Universidad Católica San Pablo (Arequipa) 2* PE UCSP Spanish


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Universidade Catolica de Lisboa (Oporto) 2 P LISBOA01 (Oporto) Portugese A2/English B2
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Nicolaus Copernicus University 1* PL TORUN01 English B1
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Collegium Civitas 3* PL WARSAW 35 English B2


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Kristianstad University 2 S KRISTIA01 Swedish A2/English B1


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Canterbury Christ Church University 8 UK CANTERB03 English B2
Conventry University 4 UK CONVENTR02 English B2
University of Glasgow Caledonian 12 UK GLASGOW08 English C1 (Consulta los certificados requeridos en la página web de Glasgow Caledonian University)
Liverpool John Moore University 10 UK LIVERPO02 English B2
London South Bank University 2 UK LONDON066 IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each band) / TOEFL Print: 550; Computerised: 213; Internet based: 80 / Cambridge Advanced
Sheffield Hallam University 4 UK SHEFFIE02 English B2, IELTS 6.0


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Catholic University of America 4* US CUA TOEFL 80 (IBT)
Manhattan College 5* US MC TOEFL 80 (internet based exam), 213 (computer based exam), 550 (paper based exam)
University of the Incarnate Word 2* US UIW TOEFL iBT 79/ Cambridge English Advanced Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) C1/ TOEIC 650/ IELTS 6.5
University of Missouri - St. Louis 4* US UMSL TOEFL 61 (iBT)/500 (PBT)/173 (CB)/IELTS 5.5
Saint Thomas University Houston 2* US UST TOEFL 550
Whitewater University, Wisconsin 2* US UWW TOEFL 500 (PBT)/61 (iBT)/ IELTS 5,5


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Universidad Católica de Uruguay 2* URY UCU Spanish
*: Places are shared between different degrees.

Fees and funding 



*Price for the 2024-25 academic year

Price corresponding to the current credit distribution for the double degree in the 1st year, subject to possible modifications in credit distribution.

Tuition fees correspond, solely and exclusively, to the provision of teaching as part of the programme enrolled on, and this is the only service offered in exchange for the payment of those fees. By enrolling, the student accepts that decisions made by the competent authorities may, directly or indirectly, render it necessary to carry out teaching, tutoring, work placements or assessment tests either in person or via distance learning.

The student accepts that they remain obliged to pay any such fees in full even if, for reasons beyond the control of the University, some of the educational activities included in the degree cannot be carried out as initially provided for in the course guides at the beginning of the academic year. If restrictions are part in place, the University will provide the student with a guarantee that the activity will be rescheduled when possible, taking into consideration the interests of the student and any other applicable academic criteria.



Once you've been accepted on the course, you can reserve your place at Abat Oliba CEU University, which guarantees you a place on the course, before you pass the “selectivity” university entrance exam* or other entry requirements. You can do this by making a payment of €1500 (which will be deducted from the total price of the course).

*Reservation of your place will be effective exclusively for the ordinary examination period (June) of the Baccalaureate University Entrance exam. Candidates who do not pass the Baccalaureate University Entrance exam or other access requirements for similar studies in the ordinary period (June), and have paid the Place Reservation Fee, will have priority in the September enrolment if the University has places available in the degree course requested.

Cancelling your place after reservation: students have until 21 June to cancel their reserved place. This means you can book now and cancel if your circumstances change later on.**

**Deadline subject to changes in the official registration calendar


Once you have formalised reservation of your place, the remaining amount can be paid in the following ways:

  • One-off payment

    A one-off payment entitles you to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • Payment by instalments

    5 instalments per year.


  • Monthly payments

    10 instalments with special 0% interest financing from CaixaBank. This also entitles students to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • new special financing

    New financing agreements with banks with special conditions.

    - Banc Sabadell

    - CaixaBank

    - Banco Santander

    All options entitle prospective students to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.


Please contact the Information Service to arrange personalised financing plans.
Tel. +34 932 53 72 00 / +34 932 540 919
[email protected]

Quality and regulation 


Students must be interested in organisational systems within society, the inner workings and planning within political communities and the principles and norms that underpin personal and social relationships. They should demonstrate an interest in learning about the historical, philosophical and dogmatic essentials of legal systems and a desire to implement legal ideals in their purest form.

Additionally, they should be interested in aspects of the economy and running and managing a business. They must be aware of the social role of businesses and how to analyse, diagnose and propose solutions to problems. Furthermore, they must be able to analyse, synthesise and work in a team, understand and abstract ideas, express ideas clearly, be sociable, broaden their world view and have a perspective on their own possible evolution.

Knowledge of another language (preferably English) is desired and required, as is a flair for communication.


  • To be equipped with refined legal language - a solid understanding of legal dogma and interpretation.
  • To be equipped with a full understanding of the Spanish legal code and the origins of the environment it applies to and where it was established.
  • To develop the abilities and skills needed to apply the Spanish legal system and be prepared to carry out public and private roles – trials, consulting, defence, prosecution, mediation or equivalent – of a law graduate.
  • To be able to evaluate, criticise, discuss, build on and present legal ideas based on an understanding of social, economic, international and other contexts.
  • To be equipped with refined economic and business language. This means having a solid knowledge of the basic management concepts and tools applicable to businesses.
  • To have a global vision of the organisations and environment they work in and are built on.
  • To understand how the economy works and how changes within it affect business decision-making.





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