• UAB Specialisation Diploma
  • Code: 2381/11
  • 11th edition
  • Modality: Online
  • Credits: 30 ECTS
  • Start date: 08/10/2024
  • Finish date: 07/06/2025
  • Places: 30
  • Orientation: Professional
  • Price: 2100 €
  • Teaching language: Catalan (90%), Spanish (10%)
This Diploma is designed to provide specialized and advanced training in the regulation and management of legal issues at the local level; in this sense, it aims to deepen the knowledge of the local legal framework and analyze the specific problems that arise in the field of local entities. Especially from local councils. The programme focuses on the study of the traditional subjects of the general and special local regime (administrative procedure, contracting, equity responsibility, human resources, electoral regime, financial and tax regime, public services, contentious administrative jurisdiction, etc.), as well as other more current aspects, such as electronic administration and artificial intelligence, transparency and citizen participation, gender perspective, mediation and managerial skills. It is particularly aimed at staff at the service of local administrations, lawyers, economists and other professionals interested in the field of local law. This Diploma aims to promote the professional development of those dedicated to local management and law and promote ethical and responsible legal practices, in order to train students in matters of advice and leadership, expand the work horizon through specialization in local law and increase opportunities for professional promotion.

Career opportunities

- Public employee in the local public administration (TAAG, TAE, national skill)
- Lawyer specializing in local law and urban planning
- Local public policy analyst
- Specialist in local and urban law in various branches of liberal professions
(lawyer, economist, architect, etc.).


UAB masters and graduate diplomas may include or facilitate external academic internships in companies or institutions in order to help the student to achieve a level of expertise that facilitates the insertion or promotion in the workplace.

For this study programme non-curricular (optional) internships are possible:

  • Non-curricular
    As a UAB student, you have access to the University occupation portal, the Occupability Service, through which you can participate in selection processes for non-curricular practices as well as getting a contract. In both cases, you need to sign up to the Nexus application.

Scholarships and financial aid

Chek all the information on the possibilities for grants and scholarships in the page for UAB financial aids, grants and calls.


Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Coordinating centres

Instituto de Estudios Europeos

Collaborating centres

Escola d'Administració Pública de Catalunya


Judith Gifreu Font

Phone: 669482131

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