Study International Law in Latvia
Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) is a specialised law school located in Riga, Latvia. RGSL offers interdisciplinary bachelor’s and master’s programmes in law, allowing engaged and curious students to combine their law studies with courses in business, international relations, finance and diplomacy. Founded in 1998, RGSL’s mission is to equip students with a strong, internationally-focused education within the context of a constantly-changing, interconnected world.
With a vibrant community of students and faculty representing over 30 different countries, students are immersed in an international education from their first steps into RGSL. Erasmus study exchange with more than 40 partner universities and internships allow RGSL students to expand their experience and develop connections not only across Europe, but globally.
Tailored Learning Experience
As a medium-sized, specialised law school, RGSL provides a tailored and stimulating academic experience for each of its students. Our study environment allows students to foster lasting connections with fellow course mates and faculty members.
RGSL has a resident faculty and a large international faculty that comes to Riga to teach selected courses. The faculty represents both academic excellence and extensive practical experience leading to teaching that is highly relevant for career development.
The dynamic academic atmosphere at RGSL is bolstered by an equally exciting student life, as extracurricular and social activities provide balance to intensive studies. RGSL provides full support in helping students find relevant internships and networking opportunities.
Location and Campus
RGSL is located in the heart of Riga’s famous Art Nouveau District, within walking distance of the city’s UNESCO-listed historic centre. Academic facilities are of the highest standard, including fully-equipped auditoriums and a student lounge.
Living in Riga
Combining the rich culture and history of a European capital city with a thriving community of international students and low living expenses, Riga offers an ideal environment for studies, work and socialising. RGSL is served by efficient public transportation, while Riga itself offers easy connection to other European cities via bus or air travel. As a medium-sized university, RGSL is able to assist its students in finding suitable housing in Riga.
RGSL offers two interdisciplinary bachelor study programmes:
Law studies at RGSL can be combined with business or diplomacy in our two interdisciplinary bachelor’s programmes. Leveraging the nuanced expertise of our international faculty, these innovative courses allow students to develop a unique perspective on law and graduate with a recognised, competitive degree.
- Law and Business
Alumni of the “Law and Business” programme have in-depth knowledge in the field of law and a firm understanding of the business environment.
- Law and Diplomacy
Alumni of the “Law and Diplomacy” programme have solid knowledge in the legal field, economics and international relations.
RGSL offers five Masters programmes:
Our five specialised master’s programmes offer advanced, research-based education in law, business, policy and finance. Executive-style schedules allow ambitious and talented students and professionals to accommodate work and studies. Our internationally recognised Masters degrees from RGSL, prepare students for successful careers in a variety industry sectors as well as public institutions, and academia.
- International and European Law (academic + professional programmes)
- Law and Finance (academic 1 year or 2 years programmes)
- Public International Law and Human Rights
- Transborder Commercial Law
- European Union Law and Policy
How to apply?
- Fill out the online application
- Attach your diploma
- Attach a motivation letter in English (max. 2 000 signs) showing your academic achievements plus other relevant experience (social projects, extra-curricular activities)
- Attach a copy of your passport and a passport- sized picture
- Attach a proof of English language proficiency
- Submit your application until 7 July, 2018