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Skills for International lawyers


This programme is fully taught in English and will allow you to:

  • Acquire the necessary competences to work in the sphere of international law.
  • Develop the necessary skills to respond to the challenges facing an increasingly globalised world.

You can round off your BA in Law with this innovative programme in four years, and combine it with the specialisms.

Skills for International Lawyers también incluye la preparación del TOLES (Test of legal English Skills), cuya prueba se realizará en la Universidad, como una de las actividades del curso.
Durante el curso los estudiantes entrenarán habilidades en comprensión oral y dominio de la lengua inglesa escrita en el ámbito jurídico, practicando con los modelos de examen y ensayos de pruebas de comprensión que a fin de curso se encontrarán en la prueba oficial.
TOLES es un título de inglés juridico reconocido a nivel mundial y específicamente desarrollado para los estudiantes de Derecho y profesionales del ámbito jurídico que trabajan como abogados o en departamentos jurídicos de empresas muiltinacionales. Un gran número de instituciones, despachos y empresas internacionales lo avalan como garante de un sólido conocimiento de inglés jurídico. La titulación está acreditada por la Law Society of England and Wales.
Con cualquier opción de Grado en Derecho podras cursar Skills for International lawyers             

Te prepara para:

  • El título de la Universidad de Deusto Skills for International Lawyers
  • El título TOLES (Test of legal English Skills). 



1st year  Legal writing
2nd year  Public speaking for lawyers
3rd year  Negotiation methods & International legal problems
4th year  Mooting skills

  Each subject is worth 6 ECTS credits and is taught in the 2nd semester of each year from 1st to 4th year.

  • 4 horas semanales, de febrero a mayo.
  • Concentradas en una tarde por semana. 


Why study this programme?

The need for qualified and prepared professionals takes on a new prominence in an ever-increasingly globalised world. Therefore, our students have the opportunity to round off their Law degree with this Deusto degree, which will allow them to develop competences to:

  • Write legal documents in English, such as lawsuits, appeals, contracts or agreements.
  • Present legal arguments verbally in English.
  • Understand bilingual legal terms.
  • Be able to use alternative methods for dispute resolution, arbitration, mediation and conciliation in the international relations sphere.
  • Get legal training experience through moot court simulations.
  • Learn to negotiate legal issues in international contexts.


Admissions process

Admission dates and deadlines

Calendario Admisión y matricula de postgrados
Admissions process September
Enrolment October

Entry requirements

  • • Be enrolled on the BA in Law, BA in Law + Specialism in Economics or BA in Law+ Specialism in ICT Law.
  • • Holding a B2 level certificate in English.

Where should applications be submitted?

Applications must be submitted within the corresponding deadlines to:

Dónde presentar solicitud Acceso
University of Deusto. Bilbao campus

Secretaría General 
Avda. de las Universidades 24
48007 Bilbao 
944 139 061

*This course has a limited number of places


Faculty of LawAvenida de las Universidades, 2448007 Bilbao944 139 295 / 944 139