Career

Law

Law degree

The gratuated in Law at the Latin American Open Private University is a professional trained in skills committed to the principles and values of the Institution, to truth, justice and social peace, with an ethical, legal and innovative sense, critical and competent to act as a protagonist in building a fairer and more supportive society at local, national and international levels.

Important Information

Degree

Semesters: 8

Career Duration: 4 Years

Law is one of the degrees with the longest tradition in our country and most demanded by students.

The UPAL Lawyer may work in:

  • Private law firms as a partner (founder or not) or worker.
  • Advice on complex national and international negotiations.
  • Magistracy, as a magistrate (minister), judge or court staff.  
  • Prosecution: as a public official and member of the Public Ministry.
  • Public defense: criminal defense for people with limited resources.
  • External lawyers for companies.
  • Notaries, that certify acts that require publicity or recognition.
  • Social assistance institutions, NGOs, foundations and the United Nations.
  • Arbitration and conciliation

Contacto Universidad

Campus Túpac Amaru

Túpac Amaru 1816
Esquina Paso del Inca
Cochabamba, Bolivia

(591) 4- 44486100
upal@upal.edu

Lu – Vie:

  • 8:00 a 15:30 hrs.
  • 14:30 a 18:30 hrs.

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Student Requirements

NATIONAL STUDENTS
– Photocopy of bachelor’s degree, legalized by the issuing University or SEDUCA.
– Original Birth Certificate.
– Photocopy of Identity Card.
Two 3 × 3 photographs with beige or light background.

FOREIGN STUDENTS
1.- Photocopy of bachelor’s degree or equivalent document that enables you to pursue higher studies, legalized by:

Option 1
Apostille Procedure (DS. 3541 of April 25, 2018) in the country of origin

Option 2
Ministry of Education of the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Country of Origin
Bolivian Consulate in the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Bolivia (Chancellery)
(both options are valid)

2.- Original Birth Certificate or photocopy, legalized by:

Option 1
Apostille Procedure (DS. 3541 of April 25, 2018) in the country of origin

Option 2
– Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Country of Origin
Bolivian Consulate in the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Bolivia (Chancellery)
(both options are valid)

3.- Photocopy of the passport with student VISA or legal residence in Bolivia
4.- Two 3 x 3 size photographs with beige or light background

Graduation Modalities

THESIS
Research work that is characterized by its methodological and scientific rigor in order to provide demonstrable solutions and answers to a scientific problem, formulating applicable alternatives or proposing practical or theoretical solutions.

2. DEGREE PROJECT
Consists of a written work that meets the demands of scientific methodology, which describes an ordered set of resources and actions leading to generate proposals related to plans, programs, models, prototypes, architectures, devices, codes, installers and others applicable to a certain process, unit, organization, group, product or service, for its improvement, innovation, modernization or technological development.

GRADE TEST
Consists of an evaluation through oral or written tests to measure the effectiveness of the professional training process, valuing knowledge, comprehension, analysis and the application of theories and procedures to situations in a determined discipline. The number of tests will be defined based on the number of areas or disciplines of the practice of the profession.

DIRECTED WORK
Consists in the elaboration of a systematic and methodical work, the result of the treatment of a practical problem or specific topic, developed in a public or private, productive or service institution, accredited and recognized in the respective branch or area of the discipline, which raises an applicable intervention proposal.

GRADUATION BY EXCELLENCE
Graduation by excellence is a modality that exempts outstanding students from going through other types or modalities of graduation; they voluntarily join this type of graduation.

Why study Law at UPAL?

Law is one of the degrees with the longest tradition in our country and most demanded by students. However, before making a decision, it is worth evaluating several things: UPAL offers you quality spaces in terms of its infrastructure, is located in the Cala Cala area, which allows you to be in a quiet and relaxed space to go through your classes and it’s also equipped with specialized rooms such as the Gessell Chamber and the Forensic Room for oral hearings.

Interested in this career?