On December 12, 2016, ten former students from the fifth and previous editions of the Master in Animal Law and Society defended their theses before different academic committees composed of Prof. Dr. Teresa Giménez-Candela, Prof. Dr. Mariona Torra, Prof. Dr. Férran Pons, Dr. Déborah Temple, Mag. Cristina Bécares, Dr. Alberto Varona, Dr. Carlos A. Contreras, Mag. Carles Lorente and Mag. Loïs Lelanchon. The defences have been delivered in English and Spanish. This event took place in the Aula Magna of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona from 9:30 am until 2:30 pm.