Certificate Degrees and Continuing Education

  • Specialist's Degree in Conflict Mediation

    General Information

    Teaching Languages: Spanish

    Places: 30. Minimum number of students required: 25

    Duration: November 2014 - June 2015 (35 ECTS Credits)

    Tuition Fee: €2,200

    Access Requirements: Official University Degree

    Only period for pre-registration and enrollment

    • Pre-registration: June 2 to August 20
    • Provisional Lists of admitted applicants:September 4
    • Complaints: September 5-9
    • Definitive Lists: September 12
    • Enrollment: September 15-19

    Modality: Blended Learning

    Schedule:

    • Thursdays and Fridays, from 16:00 to 20:00
    • Fridays from 9:30 to 13:30 (only when the lecturer comes from outside the Principality of Asturias)

    Teaching Center:

    • Rector Alas Classroom. Historical Building of the University of Oviedo
    • Teaching Classroom of the Bar Council of Oviedo

    Professional Opportunities

    The formative modalities offered aimed at answering the increase in the demand of formation in Mediation, including initial and specialized formation to lifelong learning.

    The main objective of the course is to provide the tools for the student to intervene and participate in processes of mediation in the public and private spheres as an official Mediator, providing management and resolution of conflicts in the differente contexts in which Mediation takes place: the family, restorative justice or penal mediation with underage and adult lawbreakers and in the civil and market context.

    Syllabus

    The formative offer is built on the basis of a GENERAL MODULE and three SPECIALIZATION MODULES:

    The course on SPECIALIST IN CONFLICT MEDIATION comprises 35 ECTS credits in the modality of Blended Learning, which entails the compulsory completion of all the modules and the composition of a final Thesis:

    GENERAL MODULE: 10 ECTS CREDITS (10 ECTS CREDITS - COMPULSORY). - THE CONFLICT: CONCEPT, TYPOLOGY AND METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT AND RESOLUTION. THE MEDIATION AS A PROCEDURE TO RESOLVE CONFLICTS)

    I. THE CONFLICT AS A STARTING POINT.

    1. THE CONFLICT: ORIGIN, CONCEPT, ELEMENTS AND CLASSIFICATION
    2. PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CONFLICT
    3. MANAGEMENT OF THE CONFLICT AND ITS RESOLUTION: SYSTEMS
    4. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
    5. MEDIATION AS A PROCESS OF MANAGEMENT, TRANSFORMATION AND RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS: SIMILITUDES AND DIFFERENCES WITH SIMILAR FIGURES

    II. NEGOTIATION AND COMMUNICATION:

    1. HARDVARD NEGOTIATION: ELEMENTS
    2. STRATEGIES AND TACTICS OF NEGOTIATION
    3. THE COMMUNICATION: TECHNIQUES
    4. THE EMOTIONS: INTERFERENCE IN COMMUNICATION AND NEGOTIATION
    5. PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS ON NEGOTIATION AND COMMUNICATION

    III. MEDIATION

    1. NORMATIVE FRAMEWORK OF MEDIATION: INTERNATIONAL, COMMUNITARY, STATE AND AUTONOMOUS
    2. NEGOTIATION MODELS AND FIELDS
    3. THE BEGINNINGS OF MEDIATION
    4. THE PROCESS OF MEDIATION: PHASES
    5. THE MEDIATION AGREEMENT AND ITS EFFECTS
    6. STRATEGIES AND TACTICS OF MEDIATION
    7. LEGAL AND EXTRA-LEGAL MEDIATION
    8. THE FIGURE OF THE MEDIATOR:
      • FORMATION
      • THE STATUTES OF THE MEDIATOR
      • RESPONSIBILITY AND DEONTOLOGICAL CODE
    9. THE INSTITUTIONS OF MEDIATION
    10. PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS ON MEDIATION. CASE EXAMPLES AND SIMULATIONS

    MODULE I (7 ECTS CREDITS - COMPULSORY) MEDIATION IN CIVIL AND BUSINESS MATTERS

    1. LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF MEDIATION IN CIVIL AND BUSINESS MATTERS
    2. ESSENTIAL ASPECTS OF CIVIL AND BUSINESS MEDIATION: CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CONFLICT, DIAGNOSIS AND DETERMINATION OF THE WAYS TO INTERVENE
    3. THE ROLE OF THE LAWYER AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS IN THE PROCESS OF MEDIATION
    4. THE ROLE OF THE MEDIATOR IN THE FIELD OF PRIVATE LAW: FACILITATIVE VERSUS EVALUATIVE
    5. PARTICULARITIES OF THE PROCESS OF MEDIATION IN CIVIL AND BUSINESS MATTERS
    6. ON-LINE MEDIATION. THE ODR: ON-LINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
    7. ENTREPRENEURIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL MEDIATION
    8. MEDIATION IN THE FAMILY ENTERPRISE
    9. BANKRUPTCY MEDIATION
    10. MORTGAGE INTERMEDIATION
    11. OTHER FIELDS OF MEDIATION
    12. PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS ON CIVIL AND BUSINESS MEDIATION. CASE EXAMPLES AND SIMULATIONS.

    MODULE II (7 ECTS CREDITS - COMPULSORY).- RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND PENAL MEDIATION

    1. MEDIATION IN THE FIELD OF UNDERAGE OR YOUTH JUSTICE
    2. PENAL MEDIATION AS AN INSTRUMENT OF RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
    3. CONCEPT, PRINCIPLES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF PENAL MEDIATION
    4. LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF PENAL MEDIATION: THE AUSTRIAN MODEL
    5. LIMITS AND FIELDS OF APPLICATION OF PENAL MEDIATION
    6. THE ROLE OF THE MEDIATOR IN THE FIELD OF RESTORATIVE JUSTICE: MIXED DOUBLE
    7. MEDIATION IN THE PENITENTIARY FIELD
    8. THE PROCESS OF PENAL MEDIATION: PHASES AND RESTORATION ACT
    9. PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS ON PENAL MEDIATION. CASE EXAMPLES AND SIMULATIONS.

    MODULE III (7 ECTS CREDITS - COMPULSORY).- FAMILY MEDIATION

    1. LA FAMILIA COMO ELEMENTO SOCIALIZADOR: PSICOLOGÍA EVOLUTIVA Y FAMILIA
    2. PSYCHOSOCIOLOGICAL AND EDUCATIONAL ASPECTS OF THE FAMILY
    3. EFFECT OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE PROCESS OF MEDIATION
    4. THE FAMILY, FAMILY LAW AND MEDIATION
    5. LEGAL FRAMEWORK: THE AUTONOMOUS LEGISLATION
    6. MEDIATION IN RELATIONSHIP BREAK UPS:
      • A) MARRIAGE AND COHABITATION: PATRIMONY ASPECT
      • B) THE BREAKING UP OF THE COUPLE AND THE PROCESS: SEPARATION, DIVORCE AND ANNULATION
      • C) EMOTIONAL PROCESS ASSOCIATED TO THE BREAKING UP OF THE COUPLE
      • D) PERSONAL EFFECTS DERIVED FROM THE BREAKING UP:
        1. PARENT RESPONSIBILITY: CONTENTS. THE PRINCIPLE OF THE INTEREST OF THE MINOR.
        2. LOOKING AFTER CHILDREN. SYSTEM FOR STAYS AND COMMUNICATION OF THE MINORS WITH THE PARENT WITH WHOM THEY DO NOT LIVE.
        3. PSYCHOLOGICAL REPERCUSSIONS OF THE BREAKING UP IN THE CHILDREN
        4. ATTRIBUTION OF USE OF THE FAMILY HOME
      • E) ECONOMIC EFFECTS DERIVED FROM THE BREAKING UP:
        1. CHARGES OF MARRIAGE AND FOOD
        2. COMPENSATORY PENSION
      • F) LIQUIDATION OF THE ECONOMIC REGIME OF THE MARRIAGE AND ITS FISCAL CONSEQUENCES
    7. INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE LAW: INTERNATIONAL MEDIATION
    8. MEDIATION AND GENDER VIOLENCE
    9. MEDIATION IN THE CONTEXT OF ELDERLY PEOPLE AND INSTITUTIONS OF PROTECTION: LEGAL MATTERS AND PARTICULARITIES OF THE PROCESS OF MEDIATION
    10. INHERITANCE CONFLICTS AND MEDIATION
    11. MEDIATION IN MEETINGS BETWEEN ADOPTED PEOPLE AND THEIR BIOLOGICAL FAMILY
    12. PARTICULARITIES OF THE PROCESS OF FAMILY MEDIATION: THE AGREEMENT FOR FAMILY MEDIATION
    13. PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS ON FAMILY MEDIATION. CASE EXAMPLES AND SIMULATIONS

    FINAL THESIS (4 ECTS CREDITS - COMPULSORY)

    Contact

    Coordination :

    • Margarita Fuente Noriega. Professor of Civil Law.

      Telephone: 985 10 38 83

      E-mail: mfuente@uniovi.es

    • Carmen García Trelles. Lawyer and Mediator. Speaker of the Board of Directors of the Illustrous Bar Council of Oviedo.

      Telephone: 985 20 76 52

      E-mail: carmentrelles@telefonica.net

    • Director of Workshops and Practical Activities: Juan Jesús Morcillo. Lawyer and Mediator. Illustrous Bar Council of Oviedo.

      E-mail: juanjmorabogado@gmail.com

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