Transborder Commercial Law
Degree awarded: LL.M in Transborder Commercial Law
Programme duration: 1 year
Study language: English
Official length of the programme in credits: 60 ECTS (40 Latvian credits)
The programme is designed to focus on practical aspects of transborder trade within the European Union and on international conditions framing European Union trade.
Courses cover the following themes:
- private international and sales law
- trade aspects of intellectual property rights
- resolution of international business disputes
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.
Accepted proof of English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5+, TOEFL IBT 69+ or TOEFL paper based test 525+
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 Transborder Commercial Law.
Students have to complete 6 mandatory courses and 2 optional courses chosen either from the tracks of Transborder Commercial Law, Public International Law and Human Rights or European Union Law and Policy, and defend their master thesis at the end of the programme.
Mandatory courses on offer:
- International Sales Law
- European Private International Law
- The Foundations of Intellectual Property Law
- International Arbitration
- Comparative Contract & Commercial Law
- Competition Law
- Company Law