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International and European Law

 

Degree awarded: LL.M in International and European Law

Programme duration: 1 year or 2 years

Study language: English

Official length of the programme in credits: 60 ECTS (40 Latvian credits), one year academic programme, or 120 ECTS (80 Latvian credits), two year professional programme

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

 

 

 

The core RGSL programme, International and European Law, covers the fundamental pillars of legal science and theory through specialised tracks that include:

  • Public International Law and Human Rights
  • European Union Law and Policy
  • Transborder Commercial Law

A 60 ECTS (40 Latvian credits), one year academic programme is available to individuals with bachelor or masters degree in law 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 or other related fields, if basic knowledge in law or corresponding work experience is acquired.

A 120 ECTS (80 Latvian credits), two year professional programme is available to individuals with bachelor or masters degree in law or in related inter-disciplinary programme with  substantial law component; second level professional higher education, professional bachelor or masters degree in law or in related inter-disciplinary programme with substantial law component.

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 International and European Law.

The two year professional master’s programme consists of 51 ECTS (34 Latvian credits) of theoretical study, 39 ECTS (26 Latvian credits) devoted to internship, and 30 ECTS (20 Latvian credits) devoted to thesis writing. Following successful completion, students are awarded a Master’s degree (LL.M) in International and European Law; and a Latvian lawyer’s qualification.

 Courses Offered

Courses are offered from each of the three specialised tracks of the programme, comprising of Public International Law and Human Rights, Transborder Commercial Law and European Union Law and Policy. Students have to complete minimum of 8 substantive courses, as well as defend their master thesis if they have chosen the one year programme.

Alternatively, 13 substantive courses, an Internship and defence of a master thesis is required if students have chosen to follow a two year (professional) programme.

 

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