Application procedures

Admission Requirements

Candidates must have a University degree in sociology, law, social sciences and/or in another discipline related to Sociology of Law. Undergraduates in their final year may be admitted on the basis of their anticipated results, but they must already have been awarded their first degree diploma by the time the Master's course begins

Applicants must have a good working knowledge of English, reading and writing as well as spoken. The ability to use social science literature published in other languages is useful.

With their application forms, candidates must send:

  • A copy of their passport or identity card;
  • A passport-style photo;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A transcript of the credits or subjects taken in and showing satisfactory completion of the first degree in Spanish, English, Italian, French, or Portuguese or translated into Spanish by an official translator;
  • An officially recognised copy of the first degree diploma in Spanish, English, Italian, French or Portuguese, or translated into Spanish by and official translator 
  • A copy of a TOEFL diploma, IELTS  or other evidence of fluency in English.
  • Furthermore, applicants must send two references written by their previous university teachers of other scholars. Their references should verify the details of your qualification(s) obtained and your class standing.

                                                                           DEADLINE to receive application forms:

  •                                                                 Ordinary period: 29 March to 14 May, 2021
  •                                                                 Extraordinary period: 28 June to 23 July, 2021

Total tuition fees for the Master's Programme come to € 4,250.  Upon acceptance, a deposit of  € 500 will be paid within the following week (please send by email a proof of the transfer, in PDF format).

This amount will be deducted from the total tuition fees and is payable either by Visa or Master card, a cheque in euros drawn on a Spanish bank or by bank transfer to the following bank account:

Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Oñati
International Code of Bank account
IBAN ES84 0182 0326 1000 1052 9952
Bank Identification Code BBVAESMMXXX
Oñati (Gipuzkoa) - Spain
1st Concept: 500 €: name - surname - Master Deposit

In any case, the total tuition fee should be paid into the Institute's account by September 5. The deposit will not be returned if, for any reason, the candidate does not take part in the Master's Programme.

Students may also apply to participate in one or more of the specific courses offered without taking the whole degree. Tuition fees for participation in single courses are € 400.

Lodging: See Information about the IISL Residence.

For more information: 

Ainhoa Markuleta Letamendi

IISJ (Visiting scholars)
Avenida de la Universidad, 8
Apartado 28
20560 Oñati (Gipuzkoa) - Spain
T.: +34 943 78... Ver teléfono / +34 943 78... Ver teléfono