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Título de Especialista en Mediación

School of Continuing Education

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Prof. D. Victor Moreno Catena, Profª. Dª. Helena Soleto Muñoz
Deputy Direction
Prof. D. Emiliano Carretero Morales
1 academic year


"Alonso Martínez" Institute for Justice and Litigation

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    Whether or not you know what mediation is, whether or not you have experience in this field, that is, your training of legal origin or other fields such as psychology, sociology, pedagogy ... mediation can be your future, because it is the future.  


    Mediation tries to teach people that there is another way to manage and try to resolve conflicts. Life in society generates relationships that, in certain situations, give rise to conflicts that must be resolved.

    The traditional way to resolve these conflicts has been to go to court and the general perception is that this route is not always the most appropriate, that is, the court's resolution does not satisfy the parties to the conflict on many occasions and does not succeed. put an end to it, producing, sometimes, even its aggravation.

    Staying for too many years, it is increasingly moving away from reality, because it does not offer effective answers to the needs of 21st century society.

    To try to respond to these needs and to the problems of Justice, alternative methods of resolution are presented as a new way of managing conflicts, where the main protagonists are going to be the parties that, aided by an impartial third party, will try Look for the solution to them.

    In this course you will know these new methods and you will study in depth the mediation, its techniques, the communication tools used in it, as well as the role of the mediator, the current situation of the discipline and its different fields of application.

    Once the course is finished, you will have acquired the necessary knowledge both to assist in a negotiation between companies, and to mediate in a divorce or in a neighborhood fight. The acquired training will allow you to work as a mediator, but it will also be an important complement for your professional work and even for your personal life.

    Profesores y alumnos en clase de mediación


    In Spain, mediation is in the process of expansion and recently developed by the Law approved on July 6, 2012 PDF that regulates its exercise and transposes a European Union Directive of 2008. It is already a proven reality in many European Union countries and others such as the United States, Australia or New Zealand. In the European Union it has been working for years on its momentum and development and, in fact, practically all Member States have regulated and incorporated it as a method of conflict resolution. This shows that mediation is less and less the future, and more the present.

    Nowadays, in order to work as a mediator, in the Autonomous Communities that have the subject regulated, it is required to have specific training, which you can obtain with this course, in addition to complying with what is required in the National Mediation Law that requires this type of degree to develop this work throughout the national territory


    The program consists of 40 ECTS credits, distributed in approximately 210 hours of face-to-face class, 12 hours of real internships in the Carlos III University Intrajudicial Mediation Program or in real case analysis classes and 42 hours of end-of-course work .

    MODULE I: Introduction and conflict.

    • Introduction to alternative conflict resolution methods.
    • The conflict.
    • Conflict and communication.
    • Conflict and power imbalances.
    • Power, identity and gender

    MODULE II: Techniques.     

    • The mediation process.     
    • Introduction to negotiation (approach to the concepts of positions and interests)     
    • Mediation techniques Microtechnics     
    • Ethical challenges.     
    • Anger Management

    MODULE III: Law in social fields.     

    • Family. Family Mediation:     
    • Family dynamics (family relationships)     
    • Family right     
    • Domestic violence (descending violence, ascending violence and special mention of gender violence)     
    • At international level     
    • School Mediation:     
      Peer mediation
      Community or Neighborhood Mediation.
      Health Mediation

    MODULE IV:  Restorative Justice.     

    • Restorative Justice and Retributive Justice.     
    • Criminal Mediation     
    • Criminal Mediation and Penitentiary Policy.     
    • Restorative Circles     
    • Minor offenders.     
    • Special mention of mediation in serious crimes and large-scale conflicts.

    MODULE V: Civil Mediation. Mediation in the company.     

    • Civil Mediation     
    • Commercial Mediation     
    • Medication in the family business.     
    • Labor Mediation     
    • Mediation connected with the courts.
    • Referral criteria.

    MODULE VI: Other forms of conflict resolution.     

    • The facilitation     
    • Dialogues     
    • Neutral evaluators.     
    • Hybrids     
    • Open space



    • Alcoceba Gil, Juan Manuel, Department of Criminal, Procedural Law and History of Law. Assistant Professor Doctor. Doctor.     
    • Carretero Morales, Emiliano, Department of Criminal Law, Procedural and History of Law, Visiting Professor, Doctor
    • Cebada Romero, Alicia. Department of Public International Law, Full Professor, Doctor
    • Fiodorova, Anna, Department of Criminal, Procedural Law and History of Law. Assistant Professor Doctor. Doctor.
    • Grané Chávez, Aurea, Department of Statistics, Professor. Doctor.     
    • Martín Salamanca, Sara, Department of Private Law, Professor. Doctor.     
    • Martínez Neira, Manuel, Department of Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History of Law, Professor, Doctor.
    • Moreno Solana, Amanda, Department of Private Social and International Law. Assistant. Doctor.    
    • Perulero García, Diana. Department of Criminal, Procedural Law and History of Law. Associate Professor A lawyer
    • Soleto Muñoz, Helena, Department of Criminal, Procedural Law and History of Law. Titular teacher. Doctor


    • Aguilera Reija, Margarita. Lawyer, Mediator.    
    • Arastey Sahún, Lourdes. Judge of the Social Chamber of the TS     
    • Arias Arias, Felix. Mediator, psychologist, Director of CAF nº 5 of Madrid.     
    • Bordás Martínez, Federico. Colonel of the Army of the General Staff of Defense     
    • Campos Martínez, Immaculate. Lawyer, Mediator, President of the Association of Collaborative Law of Madrid.     
    • Carrascosa, Ana. Magistrate, CGPJ Inspection Service. 
    • De Diego Díaz-Plaza, Marta. Psychologist, Mediator. 
    • De Páramo Argüelles, Juan Ramón. Director of the Conflict Resolution Institute of the UCLM, Professor of Philosophy of Law     
    • Fernández-Arroyabe Magunacelaya, Jorge. Mediator   
    • Ferrero Aguado, Olga. Lawyer, Mediator.     
    • Freire Pérez, Rosa María. Judge Judge of Instruction of Barcelona, ​​Professor at the Judicial School.     
    • Gil de Albuquerque, Roman. Lawyer.     
    • Madrid Liras, Santiago. Psychologist, Mediator, Mediation Magazine Director.    
    • Martínez Soto, Tamara. Mediator, Visiting Professor of Procedural Law at the University of Vigo. Doctor     
    • Moro Mijares, Lucia. Lawyer, Mediator.     
    • Pascual Rodríguez, Esther. Lawyer, Mediator specialized in criminal mediation.     
    • Pérez Crespo, Chus. Mediator, Psychologist.    
    • Pons García, Gemma. Lawyer, Mediator, International Consultant in Conflict Management.     
    • Quintana Muñoz, Amparo. Lawyer, Mediator.     
    • Rodríguez Salinas, Rocío. Psychopedagogue, Mediator.     
    • Ruiz López, Cristina. Mediator.     
    • Personnel of the Agency for the Reeducation and Reintegration of the Minor Offender of the Community of Madrid.     
    • Staff of the CAF (Family Support Centers) in Madrid.

      This degree is aimed at graduates and university graduates from different fields:     

      • Law and Legal Sciences     
      • Other subjects of Social Sciences: Psychologists, Social Workers, Social Educators, Pedagogues, Teachers, etc.


      Admission request

      The request is made in electronic format through our application.


      Documentation to be provided:

      • Application form
      • Notes from the academic record
      • Certified Photocopy of the Title
      • Curriculum Vitae updated
      • Photocopy of ID, NIE or passport


      Contact person: Emiliano Carretero Morales (Assistant Director)
      Telephone: 916249384


      Once the admission is confirmed, the student can reserve his place with the payment of 1000 euros, which will be deducted from the registration fee, and which will not be returned in case of resignation.



      The registration fee is 3,800 euros.

      Payment of this amount may be divided into three installments distributed as follows:     

      • the first term, once your admission has been notified in writing, you must enter the amount of € 1000, as payment of the first term and reservation of place. The amount of this period will not be refunded under any circumstances;     
      • the second term, for an amount of € 1,400, has the deadline for payment on October 31, 2019;     
      • and the third term, for an amount of € 1,400, has a payment deadline of March 15, 2020. Assistance In order to obtain the degree, it will be necessary to attend at least 80% of the scheduled classes and successfully complete the research work.


      In order to obtain the degree, it will be necessary to attend at least 80% of the scheduled classes and successfully complete the research work





    The course will last 1 academic year, starting classes in October 2019 and ending in May 2020.

    The presentation of the Mediation Specialist Course will be in October 2019.

    Classes will be held at the Getafe Campus, Tuesday and Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


    Links of interest

    Linked Mediation Programs

        Mediation Program "Multidoor Dispute Resolution Division" Washington

    Activities of the Intrajudicial Mediation Program and the Universidad Crlos III de Madrid

        The ICC International Mediation Competition is an annual event organized by the Paris Chamber of Commerce, in which it is about developing the simulation of a commercial mediation, a quality where its special character lies. It is an international competition attended by teams from different universities, and on the other, mediation experts, in both cases from around the world, the latter participating as mediators and judges in the competition.


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