Checking date: 28/04/2020

Course: 2019/2020

Study: Interuniversitary Research Master in Law Culture (286)

Coordinating teacher: CELADOR ANGON, OSCAR

Department assigned to the subject: Department of International Law, Ecclesiastical Law and Philosophy of Law

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Prior knowledge is not needed aside from the Master¿s Degree general requirements (in accordance with the UNED requirements and current legislation).
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
1. The student understands as ownership of religious property raises specific legal debates. 2. The student will know the dual conception of religious cultural assets: as goods for worship and as assets to contribute to the fulfillment of the right to culture of citizens. 3. The student will be able to understand the different legislative and judicial powers to different authorities on religious property. 4. The student will know the rules of origin practice, agreed between the civil and ecclesiastical authorities, in order to try to harmonize the different interests to protect 5. The student will know the state of the art in research and methodological procedures in the field and discover needs, challenges and issues for future research
Description of contents: programme
The religious cultural heritage. Preliminary concepts. International protection of religious heritage. The legal regime designed by the Spanish system: The Spanish Constitution. Early reporting system-state relations religious confessions. State regulation of the cultural property of religious interest. Agreements between the Spanish State and religious confessions. The agreement with the Holy See and its practical development. The cooperation agreements with the Evangelical, Jewish and Muslim faiths. The Spanish Historical Heritage Act 1985. The autonomic regulation of cultural property of religious interest.
Learning activities and methodology
The Master is developed according to the methodology of distance learning, using for this purpose platforms and experiences of the UNED. Distance learning methodology that combines the use of virtual campus, virtual tutorial and videoconferences when possible. Students are in contact with the Master¿s Coordinators through newsletters, telephone and e-mail. Profesor: Óscar Celador Angón e-mail: Teléfono: 0034 91 624 9346
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Basic Bibliography
  • TEJON SANCHEZ, Raquel. Confesiones religiosas y patrimonio cultural. Ministerio de Justicia. 2008
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • CORRAL SALVADOR, Carlos y ALDANONDO SALAVERRIA, I. (dir.). Código del Patrimonio Cultural de la Iglesia. Edice. 2001
  • GONZALEZ MORENO, Beatriz. Estado de cultura, derechos culturales y libertad religiosa. Civitas. 2003
  • LLAMAZARES FERNÁNDEZ, Dionisio. Derecho de la libertad de conciencia I. Libertad de conciencia y laicidad. Civitas. 2007
  • MOTILLA DE LA CALLE, Agustín. Régimen jurídico de los bienes histórico-artísticos de la Iglesia católica. Eurolex. 1995
  • PRESAS BARROSA, Concepción. El patrimonio histórico eclesiástico en el Derecho español. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. 1994
  • VIDAL GALLARDO, Mercedes. Bienes culturales y libertad de conciencia en el Derecho Eclesiástico del Estado. Secretariado de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Valladolid. 1999
(*) Access to some electronic resources may be restricted to members of the university community and require validation through Campus Global. If you try to connect from outside of the University you will need to set up a VPN

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.