Checking date: 17/05/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Social Security Law I
Bachelor in Employment and Labour Relations (Study Plan 2018) (Plan: 401 - Estudio: 207)


Department assigned to the subject: Social and Private International Law Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
The student has studied Labour Law
- KNOWLEDGE KO1, K02,K03,K04,K05 -SKILLS C01 -COMPETENCES S01,S02,S06,S09,S10,S11
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Unit 1. Protection against risk Social risks: Methods of protection and their evolution. Social Security as a paradigmatic example of welfare state activity. Unit 2. Configuration of the Social Security System. Social Security in Spain: regulatory background. The constitutional configuration of Social Security. Regulatory sources of Social Security. Unit 3.- Structure and composition of the Social Security System. Two levels of proteccion: contributory and non-contributory Unit 4.- The subjective scope of the Social Security System. The universality principle as a main principle for determination of subjects Unit 5.- The legal relationship with the Social Security: Framing acts. Registration and Membership. Joining and Leaving Unit 6.- The managment and financing model Management Entities and Common Services. Management Collaboration of mutual insurance companies for work accidents and occupational diseases. Participation in management. Unit 7.- The financing of the Social Security System. The financial resources of the system. Social Security contributions as a main resource Unit 8.- The general rules concerning the protective action of the Spanish Social Security System. The notions of contingency, causing event and benefit. Unit 9.-The amount of the benefits. The guarantee of benefits:
Learning activities and methodology
- LECTURES: Topics are presented by the teacher in class - ACTIVITIES: There will be different activities in class (workshops, test, cases, etc)
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • BLASCO LAHOZ, J.F. (et alii). . Curso de Seguridad Social. . Tirant lo Blach. última ed.
  • GONZÁLEZ ORTEGA, S Y BARCELÓN COBEDO, S. Introducción al Derecho de la Seguridad Social. Tirant Lo Blanch. 2024
  • MERCADER UGUINA, J.R. (Dir.) . Esquemas de Derecho de la Seguridad Social. . Tirant lo Blanch. última ed.
  • VIDA SORIA, J.. Manual de Seguridad Social. Tecnos. última ed.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.