Qualification awarded: Attorney
Duration: 5 years (10 semesters).
SNIES Code: 1240
Qualified registration: Resolution 12777 December 28, 2010

lawThe Law program at CES University is committed to excellence, educating suitable and integral attorneys to go beyond the classical notions of law and be active participants in a globalized world, with a solid theoretical and practical training, as well as with research, argumentative and interpretative skills, that will enable them to intervene social problems.

Study Plan and Academic Areas:
The Law program combines theoretical and practice subjects, in 10 semesters, grouped into four curricular areas:


Legal Area: Seeks to provide students with skills for their professional training, and their work as lawyers, from the theoretical and practical point of view.

This area has the next content:

Private Law (introduction to Civil Law and People, Roman Law, Property Law, General Theory of the Legal Act, Obligations, General Business law, Civil and Commercial Contracts, corporate Law, Family and child law, Successions and Donations, civil liability, Securities, International Private Negotiation, Insurances).

Constitutional Law (General Theory of the State, General Colombian Constitution, Administrative Law I, Administrative Law II, Public Finance, Taxation, International Public Law, International Geopolitics).

Criminal Law (General Criminal Law I and II, Especial Criminal Law I and II)

Labor and Social Security Law (Individual Labor, Collective Labor, Social Security I and II)
Procedure Law  and Probationary Law (General Theory of the Procedure, General Civil Litigation, Special Civil Litigation, Criminal Procedural litigation, Labor Litigation, Administrative and Constitutional Litigation, General Theory of the Evidence, Theory of Conflict and Negotiation, Legal Medicine)
Law Clinic (Law Clinic I and II)

Humanistic area: Seeks to provide students with a comprehensive training, taking them beyond the contents of the law, to have a broader vision of the social, economic, cultural, political and philosophical environment. Some of the topics that involves this area: Introduction to the study of Law, Theory of knowledge and Logic, General Anthropology, Techniques for Reading and Writing, Economy and Society, Political Science, Economy, History of the Political Ideas, Hermeneutics, Philosophy of Law, General Theory of Law and Argumentation, General Ethics, Professional Ethics.

Research area: Aims to develop in students an investigative attitude and give them the necessary skills for the understanding and effective use of scientific literature and production of knowledge in their professional practice of law. Its contents are: Informatics law and Research methodology.

In addition, students can be part of research groups in Public Law, Social Law, and Legal studies on Informatics and Technology (group of legal studies classified in COLCIENCIAS).

Complementary area: Gives a complement to the training of students in two important fields: Management and Communications.

In addition, in the 9th and 10th semesters, the students attend six elective subjects from a great variety of classes and participate in international internships or business practice.