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European Union Law and Policy

Degree awarded: LL.M in EU Law and Policy

Programme duration: 1 year

Study language: English

Official length of the programme in credits: 60 ECTS (40 Latvian credits)

The programme is designed to promote highly qualified experts with knowledge of both European Union Law and Policy issues preparing for work in national and international environments.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Director of Masters Programmes
Waleed Gumaa
(in English):
+371 2646 9318
waleed.gumaa@rgsl.edu.lv

 

 

Courses cover the following themes:

  • integration, law and policy
  • the internal market
  • external relations of the European Union

A 60 ECTS (40 Latvian credits), one year academic programme is available to individuals with bachelor or masters degree in law, politics or related fields, if basic knowledge in law or corresponding work experience is acquired, obtained in at least four years long studies; second level professional higher education, professional bachelor or masters degree in law, politics or other related fields, if basic knowledge in law or corresponding work experience is acquired.

Accepted proof of English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5+, TOEFL IBT 69+ or TOEFL paper based test 525+

Programme Structure

The one year master’s programme consists of 30 ECTS (20 Latvian credits) of theoretical study with an interaction between law and other disciplines emphasised within each course track and 30 ECTS (20 Latvian credits) devoted to thesis writing. Following successful completion, students are awarded a master’s degree (LL.M) in European Union Law and Policy.

 Courses Offered

Students have to complete 6 mandatory courses and 2 optional courses chosen either from the tracks of European Union Law and Policy, Transborder Commercial Law or Public International Law and Human Rights, as well as specialised courses and defend their master thesis at the end of the programme.

Mandatory courses on offer:

  • EU Institutional Law
  • European Political Economy
  • Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU
  • Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
  • State Intervention
  • Competition Law
  • Company Law

 

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