NEWS AND EVENTS / Advanced Programme in Law and Economics for the European Neighborhood Policy Countries, Central Asia, and the Republic of Kosovo

Jan 20, 2015

Riga Graduate School of Law, in cooperation with the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other partners, offers an Advanced Programme aimed at public officials in the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) countries, Central Asia, and the Republic of Kosovo, which will be open also for representatives of civil society and academia. A first implementation of the programme was successfully completed in December 2014.

The programme is funded by the government of Latvia together with international donors. The specific countries covered will be set for each programme period, and for the spring of 2015 they include: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. The government of Luxembourg will sponsor participants from the Republic of Kosovo.

The objective of the programme is to provide a training that is useful with regard to the relations between on the one hand the international community and the European Union, and on the other hand the ENP countries, Central Asia and the Republic of Kosovo, and also to provide a knowledge transfer that is based on experience of Latvia and the other donors in their international relations.

With respect to the mandatory attendance of the course activities, the programme is offered free of any cost. Cost coverage for the participants will include travel to Riga and accommodation during the 12 week period of the programme, as well as a modest per diem for living expenses in Riga. Travel and other costs will also be covered for study visits.

Applicants are required to supply the following:

  • Motivational letter
  • Description of present job function
  • Curriculum vitae, which should include at least 2-3 years of professional experience
  • Copies of university diplomas
  • Recommendation letter from the current employer
  • Confirmation of the ability to undertake studies in English

Applications should be submitted ONLINE and the deadline for submission is 30 January 2015. A selection committee will review all applications, and results will be announced by 13 February 2015. The programme will start on 13 April 2015.

Applicants from the July 2014 admission procedure may inform us by email, if they wish to have their existing application reactivated, in which case it will become available for further editing.

Learn more: Advanced Programme in Law and Economics for the European Neighborhood Policy Countries, Central Asia, and the Republic of Kosovo (pdf, 5Mb)

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