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The School of Social Sciences is characterized by the commitment of the professors with their students. We work so that they become versatile professionals, who help society to develop and prosper.
We put all our efforts into equipping our students with the competencies and abilities that facilitate their arrival into the labor market, and in the creation of their own employability.
We offer undergraduate degrees in the fields of economics and international business, business creation, international relations, law, psychology, security and tourism. Many of the subjects can be taken in Spanish or English.
Our School proposes different alternatives and modalities of study, and offers the opportunity to combine education through double degree programs, for those students who want a higher level of knowledge in their undergraduate degree.
The educational offer in Social Sciences is completed with a wide range of postgraduate studies in our Nebrija Business School, with 100% of official programs, which give access to the doctorate degree.
In the field of research, our School has professorships, spaces for generating and making available knowledge and science, supported by companies that rely on the ability of our School to generate prosperity in society:
Similar to these professorships, and in continuous work to generate knowledge and science, the School also has research groups:Nebrija Group of Economic Analysis of the Tourist System Nebrija Group of Economy, Wellness, Business and Internationalization (ECEIN) Nebrija Group of research in Security, Risk and Conflict Management (SEGERICO)
Ester Mocholí Dean of Social Sciences School At the School of Social Sciences of Nebrija University, te ofrecemos una formación académica sólida e innovadora. Potenciamos el desarrollo de tus competencias y te acompañamos para que con tu esfuerzo y tenacidad, obtengas como resultado la máxima empleabilidad y crecimiento de tu espíritu emprendedor.
The Department of Economics and Business Administration of Nebrija University and Thomson Reuters have a collaboration agreement, which is summarized and specified in the following activities:
The Bloomberg Assessment Test (BAT) is a proficiency test aimed at students and graduates interested in a career in the financial sector and in search of a job or internship, creating a profile. The duration of the test, in English, is about three hours. The questions are designed to put students in contact with real work situations. The BAT examines the student's ability to apply the knowledge acquired during their training to solve practical problems.
Get to know firsthand the functioning of the Madrid Stock Exchange and the role it plays in the current economic and financial system. There is a guided cultural visit to the building located in the Plaza de la Lealtad. The visit lasts approximately 2 hours and students can ask all kinds of questions related to the stock market.
Reason for the visit: To become familiar with the world of distribution and logistics through an institution that supplies fresh food products (fish, meat, fruit and vegetables) to a population of over ten million people.
Reason for the visit: Guided and commented tour of the facilities of this new enclave and professional environment of the first Spanish financial institution and one of the most important internationally. The visit ends with a presentation on the current financial system, the crisis which began in 2007 and the financial instruments available today.
Reason for the visit: The first European brewery, by production volume, is the object of this visit that becomes a brand experience and belongs to a family business in the fourth generation.
Objective or explanation of the activity: Nebrija Entrepreneurship Fair in which the 20 finalist projects developed by pre-university students from schools and institutes throughout Spain, present their business ideas and compete for the favor of the public and the jury. In addition to this there is the Women Entrepreneur Award of the Northwest Area of Madrid.
More information in: Young Entrepreneurs Award
Nebrija University has been participating in this important interuniversity international contest in which participating students must develop a Business Plan about a new project or idea of a product or service. In the development, they count on the assistance of professors of the university and professionals of different companies as external consultants. A project from each participating university is selected to participate in the national final. Nebrija University has always been recognized with some of the prizes awarded.
The objective is that the students can develop skills in a solid way, logical argumentation and correct oratory, as well as team work and search of information, legislation and jurisprudence.
The activity was carried out in two phases and most pairs participated in approximately 6 debates.
The objective is that the students can develop skills in a solid way, logical argumentation and correct oratory, as well as team work and search of information, legislation and jurisprudence. The activity was carried out in two phases and most pairs participated in approximately 6 debates:
Development of oratory and legal rhetoric. Ability to write legal texts. Legal argumentation capacity. Ability to analyze, interpret and understand legal texts. Ability to identify and solve legal problems. Ability to correctly handle the legal databases of legislation, jurisprudence and doctrine. Acquisition of a critical conscience in the analysis of the legal order and development of legal dialectics. Ability to use constitutional principles and values as a working tool in the interpretation of the legal system. Become aware of the importance of Law as a regulatory system of social relations.
In this activity; Nebrija students, have the opportunity to get to know first-hand the different institutions of the European Union located in Brussels, invited by the European Parliament. For the election of the students, there in an annual seminar given by the professors of the Area and after a simulation and a test, the students who will travel are selected.
In Brussels, the Charlemagne Building of the European Commission, the Council of Ministers, the European Parliament and the Office of the Community of Madrid in Brussels are visited. In all the venues we attend conferences that bring us closer to the reality of the Union and its Law.
Through this teaching activity outside the classroom, the following competencies are acquired: fostering their personal ability to search for information and legislative sources, the ability for oratory, argumentation, overcoming challenges, negotiation skills, development of specialized technical language, improve a second foreign language, and acquisition of social skills in terms of treatment and behavior in different situations.
Seminar for students of 1st and 2nd Law Degree to learn the management of the main databases and sources of legal information. They develop the competencies of applying ICT to the field of Legal Sciences, familiarize themselves with the use of legislative and jurisprudential data bases as well as specific software, organize and manage their own time, analyze and synthesize information that allows them to formulate judgments.
Visit to the Office of Patents and Trademarks. The students of Commercial Law visited the OEPM, to get to know the institution on the inside, visit the different sections where they were told of the different research projects, allowed them to know closely how and why a brand is accepted or rejected.
Students of Law and Business Administration visited the ICEX. The visit involved giving them the opportunity to get to know the following areas: The experiences of Spanish companies abroad, obtaining financing, support within and outside of our borders by ICEX, the result obtained by Spanish companies, how to interrelate the internet with the business, in short, how to create and expand the company inside and outside our borders.
Law students visited the CNMC, one of the most important bodies of the legal framework, whose study fits within Commercial Law. It is the body that guarantees free competition and regulates all markets and productive sectors of the Spanish economy to protect consumers.
From Nebrija and the area of mercantile law, it seemed crucial that the students could get to know how the institution works inside, that they could see first-hand cases that had been submitted to the institution itself and that could personally see, at the end of the visit, a case study in which they are the protagonists.
2nd year students of the Undergraduate Degree in Law, who study the subject of Crimes and misdemeanors in the Spanish legal system and students of 4th year students of the Undergraduate Degree in Law who study the subject of Criminal Procedural Law, visited the criminal courts.
In the visit to the Provincial Court of Madrid, they witnessed an abbreviated criminal trial, which helped them realize that criminal law and criminal procedure law are interrelated.
The students visited the headquarters of the Social Courts of Madrid and attended various hearings. The visit began with a presentation of how social jurisdiction is organized.
Among the visits they attended were issues of objective dismissal, claim of quantity or substantial modification of working conditions.
The students visited the Arbitration and Conciliation Mediation Service of the Community of Madrid, and they were able to see firsthand how mediation works prior to the common jurisdictional path in the social field. The students were able to see the different situations that occur in this process.
The students of the subject Development of the Participatory and Solidarity Spirit: Human Rights, as well as students from 1st year of the Undergraduate Degree in Law, visited the Madrid II Prison Center (Alcalá - Meco). They were accompanied by Mr. Ángel Plaza, Deputy Director of the center, and professors Luis García and Jordi Regi.
The students were able to see for themselves the conditions in which the inmates are treated in the Spanish Penitentiary System, visiting the cells and interacting with some inmates.
The students were able to learn about the professional experience of a lawyer of the law firm, issues about professional deontology, relations with clients and, in general, about the range of professional outlets of practicing the legal profession.
Institutional visitsVisits to various institutions, both national and international, allow students to deepen their knowledge of some of the decision-making mechanisms and forums, in the national scale, such as in foreign policy matters, as well as on an international level. This activity has given our students the possibility of getting to know first-hand the Congress of Deputies, the Ibero-American General Secretariat, the Office of the European Commission, Embassies of third states in Spain and the World Tourism Organization, among other institutions.
Nebrija MUNThe International Relations area of Nebrija University has promoted the creation of a Nebrija MUN Association, which allows our students to participate in the different MUN (Models of United Nations), organized each year by the most prestigious university centers in the world. This activity gives our students the opportunity not only to become familiar with the practice of international discussion and negotiation, but also to improve their oratory and also to deepen their knowledge of different international issues and the foreign policy of the different states.
Specialized conferences During each academic year, there are specialized conferences, such as: Seminars, Conferences with experts or round tables, so that students of the Undergraduate Degree in International Relations have the opportunity to get closer to the most relevant issues of the structure and dynamics of current international society.
Professional meetings The International Relations students come in contact with professionals of the different fields for which the Degree prepares them: Diplomatic Corps, International Consultancy, Cooperation and Development, Defense Missions, International Organizations, both governmental and non-governmental. In a relaxed atmosphere the guests (ambassadors, senior officials, international observers, OIG staff, Think Tanks, etc.) explain how their activity is carried out in the international context and the functions they perform, bringing different professional profiles closer to the students of the Degree.
Study trip to Brussels
In this activity, Nebrija students have the opportunity to get to know first-hand the different institutions of the European Union located in Brussels, invited by the European Parliament. For the election of the students, an annual seminar is given by the professors of the Area and after a simulation and a test, the students who will travel are selected.
In Brussels, the Charlemagne Building of the European Commission, the Council of Ministers, the European Parliament and the Office of the Community of Madrid in Brussels are visited. In all the venues, we attend conferences that bring us closer to the reality of the Union and its Law.
Through this teaching activity outside the classroom, the following competences are acquired: fostering their personal capacity to search for information and legislative sources, the capacity for oratory, argumentation, overcoming challenges, negotiation skills, development of specialized technical language, improve a second foreign language, and acquisition of social skills in terms of treatment and behavior in different situations.
Nebrija Unicef Campus The students of Nebrija University have started the Nebrija Unicef Campus. This initiative is developed within the Unicef Campus (Campus 89) that are part of a Unicef Spain project, promoted and managed by university students. It is an initiative of the UNICEF Spanish Committee aimed at university students. This initiative is included in Campus 89, a movement of committed and active students in the promotion of the survival, development and rights of children; collaborate with the work that UNICEF carries out in over 150 countries and territories.
The Department of Tourism of the Antonio de Nebrija University annually prepares the Complementary Activities Program, whose purpose is to complement the education of students by offering them cultural activities, conference cycles or visits that allow the improvement and increase of certain skills as well as the approach of students to the reality of the tourism sector.
Conference of Economic Crime and Corruption
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The faculty of the School of Social Sciences is made up of full-time professors and part-time professors.
The profile of the full-time professors corresponds essentially to Doctors (a high percentage of which are accredited), with dedication to research and university teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in their area of specialization.
The associated professors, closely linked to the exercise of the professional activity, offer the student the most intense contact with professional reality that they will find once they finish their studies.
Finally, specialist teachers in the field of communication and managerial skills teach seminars and professional competency subjects. The University makes a firm commitment to offer its students all the professional and personal development tools that will be required of future professionals.
The School devotes part of its effort to research tasks, as a fundamental complement to teaching. These tasks are structured around the existing Research Groups, which are part of the official register of the University, and which materialize in research projects with companies and public institutions of the sector.Consult here the lines of activity and research groups
The School’s professors usually publish publications related to their research as an essential part of their activity at the University.Consult here the most recent publications