Dual Degree in Laws + International Relations

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Dual Degree in Laws and International Relations
IS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE…

able to solve complex problems by understanding different cultures, economic challenges and political interests within different legal frameworks. Students should also be able to understand the legal context surrounding social changes, innovation and emerging technologies.

LOOKING FOR…

a challenging academic program with a focus on public law. This program will prepare students to enter the world of law, building on their critical thinking abilities to aid in defending human rights and building a better world.

TO BECOME…
  • a diplomat
  • a human rights lawyer
  • a foreign policy consultant
  • an international criminal lawyer
  • an international arbitration lawyer
  • an NGO advocate.
The Dual Degree in Laws & International Relations offers a comprehensive and practical program focused on the fundamentals of international affairs and global law. You will acquire a multicultural viewpoint, crisis management skills and conflict resolutions skills, allowing you to provide solutions that address issues on a global scale. If you want to practice in the legal public field, this demanding program will prepare you to play a leading role in the areas of international law and the global political arena, addressing today's most challenging issues. The program combines the expertise of two prestigious schools: the IE Law School and the IE School of Global Public Affairs.

**Students who complete a Dual Degree at IE University receive two undergraduate diplomas upon graduation. Both programs are fully compliant with the Bologna Process and are accredited by the Spanish Government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). This IE University Dual Degree is taught in Madrid at CES IE.
PROGRAM

Undergraduate Degrees

DURATION

5 years

LANGUAGE

English

LOCATION

Segovia or Madrid

Mode of study

Full-time

Format

In-person

Intake

September

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Agility, flexibility and fluidity are key to navigating today’s increasingly digital, constantly changing world.

At IE University we have developed Liquid Learning, a unique and evidence-based educational model that transcends conventional learning methodologies and platforms by fusing physical and digital learning spaces so that you can access first-rate education, no matter where you are.

In the particular case of the Dual Degree in Laws + International Relations, you are expected to attend your classes in person. However, if you are unable to attend for justifiable reasons, you have the possibility to participate remotely as a temporary solution.

Location

You can study the Dual Degree in Laws and International Relations in Segovia and Madrid. If you decide to start in Segovia, you will spend the first two years at the campus in Segovia, before moving to Madrid for your third, fourth and fifth years. If you start the program in Madrid, however, you will spend all five years of the program in the Spanish capital.

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Fact Sheet

Program

Dual Program in Laws and International Relations

Bachelor in Laws and Bachelor in International Relations

Duration

5 years

Language

English

Centres of study and Number of places

Centro de Estudios Superiores IE (Madrid)

Bachelor in Laws – 100 places

Bachelor in International Relations – 160 places

Facultad de Ciencias Humanas, Sociales y de Comunicación (Segovia)

Bachelor in Laws – 60 places

Bachelor in International Relations – 60 places

Credits

Total number of credits: 480 (240 + 240) ECTS*

Distribution of credits and subjects**:

Core subjects – 120 ECTS

Mandatory subjects – 234 ECTS

Elective subjects – 102 ECTS

Final Project – 24 ECTS

Area of knowledge

Law and Legal Specializations

Social Sciences, Social Work, Labour Relations and Human Resources, Sociology, Political Science and International Relations

Teaching methodology

Face-to-face

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RUCT

Assurance agency

ACSUCYL*** – Buscador Títulos Oficiales

 

*European Credit Transfer System

**The character of the subjects is defined by the Spanish legislation

***Quality Assurance Agency for the University System in Castilla y León

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Daniel Kselman, Vice Dean of IE School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University, explains in-depth the Dual Degree in Laws & International Relations.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

STUDY AN INTEGRATED DEGREE

Based on core modules that lead students through an integrated study plan, this degree merges the disciplines of law and international relations. Students will undertake a range of courses that are specifically designed to ensure a coherent and integrated learning experience. In the first year, you will undertake foundation modules that teach a broad understanding of both disciplines. From the second year onwards, you will then take a closer look at topics related to globalization, international affairs, conflict resolution and public law.

BROADEN YOUR LEGAL CAREER SCOPE

This is a challenging program that will give you a unique and competitive profile in the legal field. You will acquire the complete knowledge of comparative law and international relations. This program will prepare you to understand global complexities and will help you develop strong persuasion and negotiation skills. The program takes a comprehensive look at international relations as a global discipline, drawing on many fields such as political science, economics, law, and the role of multilateral organizations, states, and the corporate world in shifting the international order. With the in-depth view of the legal rules and the knowledge underpinning the legal global economic thinking, you will become a disruptive leader in this field.

STAY AT THE FOREFRONT OF LAW

At IE University we believe that innovation and technology play a fundamental role in redefining today’s world. We strive to implement the most recent trends within our academic community, providing our students with the best tools available to adapt to today’s fast paced world. The legal industry is facing significant advancements due to up and coming technologies, and at IE we provide our students with the necessary skills to face and adapt to these changes.

OPEN DOORS WITH A GLOBAL MINDSET

During this program you will learn to approach global complex problems from a holistic point of view. You will have a comprehensive understanding of the legal and global issues that are happening in today’s world. You will be prepared to face the multicultural and international challenges present in the world today, allowing you to reach the best possible solution. You will become a citizen of the world with classmates and connections from all areas of the world. Having a worldwide view will offer endless opportunities to practice law in the global arena.

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