Dual Degree Program in Law and International Relations. (E-5)

It provides a multi-faceted and competitive profile in international legal environments and within the framework of a globalized market.

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22/11/2019 a 30/04/2020

60 places available

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Open Days: 30/11/2019, 25/01/2020 and 14/03/2020

Information session: 25/10/2019

Online Information session: 22/04/2020

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5 years / 372.5 ECTS

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"It facilitates your training in English and in a second foreign language"

What is the Dual Degree Program in Business Analytics and Law?

The E-5 Program, organized jointly by the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, provides, over five academic years, the comprehensive and integrated studies of the Dual Degree Program in Law and International Relations (E-5), thereby requiring a demanding level of dedication from the student.

The E-5 program guarantees full and exhaustive preparation in all of the areas of judicial knowledge, combined with the interdisciplinary nature of studies in International Relations. The Dual Degree Program in Law and International Relations offers the student learning oriented towards professionalization in a highly demanding and rigorous academic environment; it also provides training of their skills in English and in a second foreign language and it is also possible to spend semesters studying abroad at prestigious partner universities.

"It facilitates your training in English and in a second foreign language.”

The simultaneous double specialisation in Law and International Relations provides graduates with multi-faceted professional profile that guarantees entry to competitive international legal areas of the globalized labour market in which we live.

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Number of students from the Faculty of Law who participated in an international exchange last year, at some 96 partner universities in 24 different countries. More than 200 students chose the Faculty of Law as the destination for their international exchange program last year.

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With this Bachelor’s Degree, you can be what you have always wanted to be

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Learning is achieved not only by studying

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Admissions Process


Visit the Faculty in which these studies are offered on University Open Day. Attendance is not mandatory, but potential candidates are encouraged to learn about the Faculty, see the facilities, and obtain additional information. Comillas ICADE Open Days will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019, January 25 and March 14, 2020 at 10: 00h. For further information see Open Days.

Apply for admission. The process starts via the web, once the candidate has decided on the degree which will be studied, once the candidate has decided on the degree which will be studied. There you'll find all the information you need. The deadline for submitting applications is from November 22, 2019 to April 30, 2020. It is recommended that all applicants who have an official certificate of English, French or German, attach it as supplementary information in their application. If you wish, you may apply for scholarships and grants from the University at the same time as applying for admission.

Sit for the Admission Exam. Admission exams will be held on May 9, 2020, at the campus of the University situated at Alberto Aguilera., 23, in Madrid, or at the German School of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. If you wish, you may download information concerning admission exams

Notifications and legal requirements for university access. At the end of May, candidates will be notified concerning the decision on admission to the studies for which the application was made. Having been admitted does not exempt candidates from proving that they meet the legal requirements for access to the university. Fulfilling these requirements is a step necessary to begin studies at the university.

Complete the registration process. Once admitted, the student must complete the registration process. The procedure is initiated via the web, but it is necessary to submit the registration form and the additional documentation to the General Registrar´s Office before the end of June. Classes begin on September 1,2020. The Pre-University Campus , for those students who would like to get a head start on their entrance into university life, takes place at the end of August.


Important Dates

  • Submission of applications: November 22, 2019 to May 30, 2020.
  • Open Day: November 30, 2019 and January 25 and March 14, 2020 at 10:00h.
  • Information Sessions: October 25, 2019.
  • Online Information session: April 22, 2020.
  • Classes begin on: September 1, 2020.


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation

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  • The Dual Degree Program in Law and International Relations is intended for candidates with high intellectual capacities, who stand out for their maturity, capacity of abstract reasoning, ability for critical vision and teamwork and who are fluent in other languages, especially English. Students must be distinguished for their intellectual curiosity and interest for what is happening at the international arena. Candidates also possess abilities to acquire skills typical of interdisciplinary environments, to understand the complex reality of international relations and to stand out in legal advice at the international level. Additionally, the student must be aware of the high demand in terms of dedication to the studies involved in a double degree program, as well as be prepared to undertake an intense workload for five years of university studies.


Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


Course fees: € 1,554.00 plus nine monthly installments of € 1,494.32 € each.

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Contact Information


Information and Student Welcome Office

C/ Alberto Aguilera, 21 - 28015 Madrid

Tel.: +34 91 540 61 32

Fax: +34 91 559 65 69


Office hours: From Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:30 h
Monday to Thursday from 15:30 to 17:30

Admission Coordinators:

Prof. Dra. María Burzaco

Prof. Dra. Gloria Martín Antón


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The studies in the E-5 Program (Bachelor's Degree in Law and Bachelor's Degree in International Relations) have a total of 372.5 ECTS credits that are distributed over five academic years, at the end of which both official degrees are obtained. The course load of the different courses revolves around an average of approximately 75 credits per academic year.

As in the rest of the dual programs at ICADE, E-5 presents an innovative structure in the study plan, aimed at combining a guarantee of acquiring fundamental knowledge for each of the two Bachelor's Degree included in this dual degree, together with a margin of personalized course planning of their studies by students.

In this way, the first three years of the program are common to all students, who progress in a similar fashion in attaining the knowledge and fundamental skills of the Bachelor's Degree in Law, as well as the Bachelor's Degree in International Relations. During the final two years of the program, students are permitted to decide how to permanently complete their studies with a certain degree of autonomy in choosing their credits.

For this purpose, during the 4th year of the E-5 Program, students can choose to continue their educational training at ICADE in both Bachelor's Degrees, or to enroll for the first semester at a Faculty of Law or International Relations at one of the numerous Universities with which ICADE has exchange agreements. In the latter case, the subjects of the 4th Year are redistributed between the two semesters in order to optimize the recognition of the courses taken during the semester of exchange and to ensure adequate continuity in learning during the second semester. In the same way, during the first semester of the 5th academic year of the E-5 program, students can choose to carry out an extended period of internship (thus extending their internships from 6 to 18 ECTS credits), or to carry out an exchange in Law or in International Relations, or to enlarge their educational training at ICADE.

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Students enrolled in 1st course as of academic year 2016/2017
1st YEAR
1st Term
Economic Approaches for International Relations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Introduction to International Relations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Theory of Law 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Regional Studies: Europe 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
History of International Relations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Written Communication Techniques 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Annual Subjects
Constitution, System of Sources and State Organization 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Christianism and Social Ethics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Rights of the Individual 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Professional Skills 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
History of Law 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd YEAR
1st Term
Public International Law 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Regional Studies: The United States 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Introduction to Criminal Law and its Penalties 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Public Liberties and Constitutional Rights 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Debate and Argument Techniques 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
General Theory of Obligations and Contracts 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Contemporary Political Theory 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Regional Studies I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Foundations of Commercial Law 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Fundamentals, Organisation and Legal Status of Public Administrations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Organisations 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Spanish Court System 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Comparative Political Systems 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Legal Theory of Crime 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Annual Subjects
3rd YEAR
1st Term
Job Contract 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Private Procurement Law I 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Criminal Law: Special Part 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Foundations of Tax Law 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Means and Ways for Administrative Actions 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
General Theory of Process 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Topical International Issues in International Relations I 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Private Procurement Law II 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
European Union Law 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Diplomatic and Consular Law 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Rights in Rem 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Regional Studies II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Foreign Policy of Spain 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Annual Subjects
International Political Economy 7.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Legal English 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
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International mobility and exchange programs allow students to study for a period of time at a foreign university, either in the European Union, through the Erasmus+ Program, or at universities in other countries with which Comillas has signed Bilateral Agreements.

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Start the university perfectly prepared

Comillas Pontifical University will offer, for the seventeenth consecutive year and for those students who wish to begin their studies in the 2018-19 academic year, the opportunity to make their first contact with the university and its environment, and to get their foot in the door of the University for a successful start.


  • From August 27 to 31
  • 10 hours
  • 120€
  • Alberto Aguilera Campus

A offer for pre-university education made up of modules that you may select according to your needs and the studies that you have chosen. This will allow you to consolidate your knowledge at the moment of starting your studies and to enter the university environment successfully in the most entertaining and educational way. A team of professors from the university is devoted to carrying out activities in a complete university environment.


Comprehensive and Professional Training


One of the fundamental objectives of the university is to provide a well-rounded education for students throughout their Undergraduate Studies. For this purpose, the Faculty of Law (Comillas ICADE) has incorporated two diplomas for personal and professional development into its programs, adapted to the real needs of ADE students, and framed within the rest of activities aimed at comprehensive training: The Diploma in Communicative Skills and the Foreign Languages Studies and the Diploma in Personal, Communicative, and Professional Skills.


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Its origins date back to the year 1956, when Business Management courses were first taught at the residence, owned by the Jesuits, at calle Zorrilla. ICADE has been a reference for more than half a century, up to the present time, in the areas of Law and Business Administration and Management, playing a pioneering role in the implementation of dual degree programs in our country.



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