Bachelor's degree in Law

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Study Programme

Option Rule
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Constitutional Law I 1 1st Semester Compulsory CONST 6.0
Introduction to Law I 1 1st Semester Compulsory IL 6.0
Political Economics I 1 1st Semester Compulsory ECON 6.0
Public International Law I 1 1st Semester Compulsory INT 6.0
Roman Law 1 1st Semester Compulsory HIST 6.0
Constitutional Law II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CONST 6.0
History of Portuguese Law 1 2nd Semester Compulsory HIST 6.0
Introduction to Law II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory IL 6.0
Political Economics II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory ECON 6.0
History of Luso-Brazilian Law 1 2nd Semester Elective * HIST 6.0
Introduction to Contemporary Legal Thought 1 2nd Semester Elective * PHIL 6.0
Legal English I 1 2nd Semester Elective * LFL 6.0
Public International Law II 1 2nd Semester Elective * INT 6.0
Option Rule
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Administrative Law I 2 1st Semester Compulsory ADM L. 6.0
European Union Law I 2 1st Semester Compulsory COMMU 6.0
General Theory of Civil Law I 2 1st Semester Compulsory CIVIL 6.0
Labour Law I 2 1st Semester Compulsory LAB 6.0
Public Finance I 2 1st Semester Compulsory ECON 6.0
Administrative Law II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory ADM L. 6.0
European Community Law II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory COMMU 6.0
Fiscal Law I 2 2nd Semester Compulsory FISCAL 6.0
General Theory of Civil Law II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CIVIL 6.0
German Legal 2 2nd Semester Elective * LFL 6.0
Labour Law II 2 2nd Semester Elective * LAB 6.0
Legal English II 2 2nd Semester Elective * LFL 6.0
Public Finance II 2 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Option Rule
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Administrative Law III 3 1st Semester Compulsory ADM L. 6.0
Child and Family Law 3 1st Semester Compulsory FAM 6.0
Civil Procedural Law I 3 1st Semester Compulsory CIVIL 6.0
Criminal Law I 3 1st Semester Compulsory CRIMI 6.0
The Law of Obligations I 3 1st Semester Compulsory CIVIL 6.0
Civil Law (Contracts and Torts) II 3 2nd Semester Compulsory CIVIL 6.0
Civil Procedural Law II 3 2nd Semester Compulsory CIVIL 6.0
Criminal Law II 3 2nd Semester Compulsory CRIMI 6.0
Property Law 3 2nd Semester Compulsory CIVIL 6.0
Tax Law II 3 2nd Semester Elective * FISCAL 6.0
Option Rule
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Commercial Law I 4 1st Semester Compulsory COMMER 6.0
Criminal Law III 4 1st Semester Compulsory CRIMI 6.0
Judicial Organisation 4 1st Semester Compulsory JO 3.0
Legal Medicine 4 1st Semester Compulsory FM 3.0
Methodology of Law 4 1st Semester Compulsory PHIL 6.0
Private International Law 4 1st Semester Compulsory INT 6.0
Civil Procedure III (Executive Procedure) 4 2nd Semester Compulsory CIVIL 6.0
Commercial Law II 4 2nd Semester Compulsory COMMER 6.0
Criminal Procedural Law 4 2nd Semester Compulsory CRIMI 6.0
Family and Descent Patrimonial Law 4 2nd Semester Compulsory SUC 6.0
Law of Registries and Notaries 4 2nd Semester Elective * CIVIL 6.0
Private International Law II 4 2nd Semester Elective * INT 6.0
Real Rights II 4 2nd Semester Elective * CIVIL 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Civil Agreements 2nd Semester Elective * CIVIL 6.0
Computer Law 2nd Semester Elective * CIVIL 6.0
Portuguese-Brazilian Private Law 2nd Semester Elective * CIVIL 6.0
Portuguese-Brazilian Public Law 2nd Semester Elective * CONST 6.0
Portuguese-Chinese Law 2nd Semester Elective * IL 6.0
Public Agreements 2nd Semester Elective * ADM L. 6.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit