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Department of Education Resolution nº 466/11.
Graduate degree: Abogado (Attorney-at-law.)
Length: 5 years.

The degree course program of attorney-at-law takes five years and makes graduates legally qualified to prosecute and defend action in courts on the retainer of clients. The same practitioners of court of law are authorized to perform any and all legal and administrative procedure, in all the actions or stages and before any jurisdictional judge.

The wide knowledge these attorneys are provided with, allows them to practice in labor, or commercial, or criminal, or civil, or administrative law matters among others. Likewise, due to the particular academic training rendered, the graduate can act as mediator in conflict resolutions.   

In like manner, the law graduate has the chance to join the judicial system, in any career or in any and all judicial positions, as well as to practice in the public administration in any of the possible offices or departments belonging to any State Power, or municipality, or province.


Our undergraduate and graduate programs are characterized by a seriousness conveyed in the course rendering, including written works by their prestigious professors, after conducting a long and deep survey about the faculty members.  

The courses that are common to the attorney-at-law and notary public programs are simultaneously rendered by the same professors to both program cohorts, thus, students are able to change their professional option in any instance.

Graduate Profile

The attorney-at-law is legally qualified to prosecute, or advise or defend action in court on behalf of clients. Likewise, they have the chance to join the judicial system, being able to practice in any and all the judicial positions, as well as in any public job post belonging to any of the State Powers.   

General Curriculum

1st Year
1. Roman Law Institutions (s)
2. Civil Law – General Part (a)
3. Law Introduction (s)
4. History of Argentine Political Institutions (s) (p)
5. Basic Accounting (s) (p)
6. Management (s) (p)
7. Economy (s) (p)
Writing Workshop – Oratory Workshop

2nd Year
8. Criminal Law– General Part (a)
9. Duties Law (a)
10. Commercial Law- General Part (s)
11. Constitutional Law and Human Rights (s)
12. History of the Political Ideas(s) (p)
13. Political Law (s) (p)
14. Negotiable Instruments and Other Commercial Papers (s)

3rd Year
15. Criminal Law– Special Part (a)
16. Commercial and Civil Contracts (a)
17. Social Security and Labor Law (s)
18. Public International Law (s) and Integration Law (s) (a)
19. Finance and Taxation (s) (p)
20. Transport and Insurance (s)

4th Year
21. Law of Criminal Procedure (a)
22. Law of Civil Procedure (a)
23. Real Property, Registrar Recording and Intellectual Property Rights (a)
24. Administrative Law (s)
25. Legal Philosophy(s) (p)
26. Bankruptcy and Prior Reorganization Procedures (s)
Professional Practice (s)

5th Year
27. Environmental Law and Natural Resources (a)
28. Family Law (s)
29. Law of Succession (s)
30. Private International Law (s)
31. Elective Course (according to each orientation area) 1-(s) (p)
32. Elective Course 2 (according to each orientation area)-(s) (p)
33. Elective Course 3 (according to each orientation area)-(s) (p)
Professional Practice (s)
Workshop of Research Methodology for the Final Work (s)
Professional Ethics (s)

Orientation Areas

Private Law Area
30. Civil Law– Special Topics (s) (p)
31. Information Technology Law (s) (p)
32. Bioethics (s) (p)

Notarial Law Area (+Public Notarial Degree)
30. Civil Law – Special Topic (s) (p)
31. Notarial Law and Notarial Practices (s)
32. Registrar Recording Law and Registrar Recording Practice (s)

Business Law Area
30. Analysis and Interpretation of Accounting Statements (s) (p)
31. Business and Corporate Law in Depth (s) (p)
32. Law of Banking, Stock Exchange and Markets (s) (p)

Criminal Law Area
30. Criminal Law– Special Topics (s) (p)
31. Criminal Economic Law (s) (p)
32. Criminology (s) (p)

Public Law Area
30. Provincial Public Law (s) (p)
31. Law of Constitutional Procedure (s) (p)
32. Economic Administrative Law and Special Administrative Procedures (s) (p)

Political Science Area
30. Sociology (s) (p)
31. Contemporary Political Theory (s) (p)
32. State Management and Organization (s) (p)

(s) = semestral course.
(a)= annual course.
(p) = exemption for final exam.

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