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Law and Technology
(in preparation)

Technology is developing at an almost logarithmic pace, disrupting traditional business models and challenging norms of governance and the market economy. With the advent of digitalisation, sharing economy, alternative finance, cyber warfare and crypto-currency to name a few, these new models of thinking are forcing industries, regulations and governments to change.

The Law and Technology Master’s Programme Objectives

  • To empower students with academic and practical skills to manage and understand the multifaceted relationship between the legal and technological development.
  • To provide students with understanding on how to succeed in the digital marketplace by shaping and navigating the complex regulatory environment.

Student Profile

The Programme is primarily designed for:

  • Legal industry
  • ICT industry
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Policy makers

Programme Duration

The Programme is available as a one or two-year programme based on applicants’ previous education and experience.

One-year academic programme (60 ECTS credits)

 

Two-year academic programme (120 ECTS credits)
Key courses:

–       Privacy and Data Protection

–       Intellectual Property Law and Technology

–       Regulation of Electronic Commerce

–       Contracts and ICT

–       Cybercrime and Cybersecurity

–       Disruptive Technology

 

 

Key courses:

–       Privacy and Data Protection

–       Intellectual Property Law and Technology

–       Regulation of Electronic Commerce

–       Contracts and ICT

–       Cybercrime and Cybersecurity

–       Disruptive Technology

Additional courses 

–       Knowledge-based Capital and Fundamentals of Venture Capital Industry

–       EU Company Law

–       Comparative Contract and Commercial Law

–       Competition Law

–       Business and Human Rights

–       Finance

Admission
·         Individuals with four years bachelor or higher in law, business or related fields.

·         English language proficiency (550 points for TOEFL and 6.0 for IELTS)

·         Individuals with three years of bachelor or higher in law, business or related fields.

·         English language proficiency (550 points for TOEFL and 6.0 for IELTS)

Academic degree

By successfully completing the programme, graduates will receive Master’s degree in Law and Technology (LLM).

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Director of Masters Programmes
Waleed Gumaa
(in English):
waleed.gumaa@rgsl.edu.lv
Phone: + 371 67 039 205

 

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