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Academic degree:
  • Master's degree
3 curricular semesters
Gualtar Campus, Braga (UM)
Main Scientific area:
  • Private Legal Sciences


    School of Law
    Campus de Gualtar
    4710-057 Braga

    Tel: +351 253601800 Fax: +351 253601809


The Master's Degree in Transnational Law of Company and Digital Technologies aims to provide solidpostgraduate training in the area of transnational corporate law and digital technologies, with a robustcomponent of private international law, European Union law, Portuguese law, Spanish and comparativelaw. Featuring a diversified and innovative training content, with a strong strand of law applied to newtechnologies, it is a particularly attractive training offer. It intends to give skills to law graduates to practicea legal profession in the international labour market in general and, specifically, in Portugal and Spain, alsoconsolidating the Frontier Space for Higher Education and Research in the Euro-region North of Portugal-Galicia and between Portugal and Spain, qualifying human resources that dominate the legal specificitiesof cross-border activities.

Key learning outcomes

1. Use concepts, structures of the Portuguese, Spanish and European legal systems in the most advancedareas of technology

2. Understand the main legal challenges faced by the integration effort of the Euro-region North of Portugal-Galicia

3. Reflect on the specificity of international legal relations

4. Discuss the legal and ethical challenges inherent in new technologies and how they are currently servingthe legal professions

5. Know the legal regime and use the means of judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters

6. Train students with knowledge about the legal regime of alternative means of international disputeresolution

7. Provide students with training immersion in a professional context

8. Empower students to exercise a legal profession in the international labor market

9. Stimulate the creation of international networks

10. Qualification of knowledge regarding scientific research

Access to higher education

Access to PhD in law sciences.


The completion of the Master's Degree in Transnational Company Law and Digital Technologies gives access to multiple employment opportunities in the areas of Law, specifically in the area of Private International Law, International Business Law, Company Law in the international working market and, specifically, in Portugal and Spain. Among them, the following stand out: business, company and new technology advocacy; legal and regulatory offices of regulatory authorities; advice and consultancy to business administration; consultancy; judges and public prosecutors; notaries and public register.






Access forms

The access to this Cycle of Study can be done at the Students Portal of the University of Minho  

This information does not replace consultation of the Academic Regulations of the University of Minho and other official documents.

Formal requirements

a) Degree of law graduate or legal equivalent;

b) Foreign academic degree in the area of Law, not mentioned in subparagraphs a), given as a result of a cycle of studies organized in accordance with the principles of the Bologna process by a State adhering to this Process; 

c) Foreign higher academic degree,not referred to in subparagraph a), which is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree by the statutory competent body of the higher education institution where they intend to be admitted; 

d) Holdersof a school, scientific or professional curriculum in the area of Law, which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the statutory competent scientific body of the higher education establishment where they intend to be admitted.

Aditional Information


UNISF project is 75% co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Interreg V-A Spain-Portugal Program (POCTEP) 2014-2020 — which represents 1.492.221,46 € of the total approved budget of 1.989.628,60 €.

Study Plan


A3ES Accreditation status:
Conditionally accredited
Resolution publication date:
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Cr 277/2021
Registry Date:
Accreditation validity: