Fall 2017 Academic Calendar

Confirmed dates for 2017 will be provided to admitted students over the summer, typically in July.  However, the academic calendar generally adheres to the following schedule.

  • End of August-Beginning of September:  Spanish Language Course & Orientation
  • September - December:  Fall semester courses
  • Week before Christmas break:  Exams

Available Courses

A list of course offerings for 2017 will be available in July. The following courses were accepted for Georgetown credit in the past:

Analisis de Estados Financieros
Analysis of the Jurisprudence of the European Courts (ECJ and ECHR) in the Respect of Fundamental Rights
Comparative Business Corporate Law
Comparative Constitutional Law
Comparative Law
Contratacion Internacional
Competition Law
Derecho de Sociedades, Fusiones y Adquisiciones
Derecho del Mercado (Competencia y Propiedad Intelectual)
Derecho y Negocios en Asia
Diplomatic & Consular Law & Practice
Economia Internacional
European Union Internal Market
Finance and Banking Law
Fiscalidad Internacional
Globalizacion y Mercados Emergentes
Intellectual Property, Patents, and Trademark
International Business Transactions
International Dispute Resolution
International Environmental Law
Negotiation Skills
Private M&A: Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
Real Estate
Sistema Financiaro, Banca y Seguros
Tort Law

Because course offerings may change from year to year, it is possible that not all eligible courses are listed above.  Participants in this program who wish to enroll in any course not listed above must contact the Office of Transnational Programs by email to request approval.  Participants should not expect to receive credit for courses that are not expressly approved by OTP.With some courses, exams are regularly scheduled after the Christmas holiday. In this case, students should speak to the professor at the beginning of the semester to arrange a date and time to take the exam in December.

At ESADE, 4.5 undergraduate law credits equal 2.25 Georgetown credits. Most undergraduate courses are 4.5 ESADE credits. Note that Georgetown will not transfer partial credit toward a student's JD, credit totals will be rounded down to the next whole credit.

Courses at ESADE are graded on a scale of 0 to 10, with 10 being the highest grade, and 5.0 the minimum to pass.

Housing & Facilities

The International Exchange office at ESADE will provide a student guide with contact information for housing agencies and student residences in Barcelona. Students are expected to arrange their own housing for the semester with this information. There are also announcements on the ESADE Intranet (to which Georgetown students will have access) and student counselors who can help with the process.  

Details about accessibility in Barcelona are available here.

Information on library facilities available to students is available here.

Estimated Budget

The budget below provides 2014 amounts.  An updated 2017 budget will be provided as soon as it is available.

Expense Estimated Budget
Tuition $26,565
Health Insurance $2,425
Student Visa $160
Airfare $1,500
Rent $3,910
Books $250
Food $1,500
Local Transportation $250
Miscellaneous $1,228
Abroad Insurance $100
TOTAL $37,888

Admitted students will be provided with the contact information of ESADE's visa advisor.  

Contact for Admitted Students

Araceli Domenech
Law International Program Manager
ESADE Law School