About RGSL

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Our faculty and administration

RGSL is home to a resident faculty as well as a large international faculty that comes to Riga to teach selected courses. Our faculty represents both academic excellence and extensive practical experience, offering an education that is highly relevant for career development.  

Faculty 11

Aleksandrs FillersPhD
Docent
Introduction to Civil Law. Contract Law. Law on Obligations. Property Law
Gaļina ŽukovaPhD
Associate Professor
International Arbitration
George UlrichPhD
Doctoral Programme Director. Professor. Board Member
International Human Rights Law. Human Rights and Business
Ieva MiļūnaLL.M
Lecturer
International Humanitarian Law
Ilze RūseDr.phil.
Professor
EU Decision Making - Institutional Law
Ineta ZiemelePhD
Professor
International Law. Litigation at the European Court of Human Rights
Laura RatniecePhD
Bachelor Programme Director. Assistant Professor
International Sales Law. Research Methods
Ligita GjortlereM.Sci.Soc.
Head of the Library. Lecturer
Legal Research
Nataļja TočelovskaPhD
Assistant professor
Finance. Business Accounting. Financial Accounting. Financial Economics
Pietro SulloPhD
Rector
International Law. Public International Law. International Criminal Law
Waleed GumaaMBA
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
Project Management. Business Strategy. Applied Business Strategy. Introduction to Business

Visiting professors and visiting lecturers 73

Aldis AustersM.A.I.S.
Visiting Lecturer
Migration: Legal, Political and Economic Aspects. EU: Institutions, Governance and Competencies
Aleksandrs Potaičuks LL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Comparative Administrative Law
Alessio BartolacelliPhD
Visiting Professor
European Company Law
Alla PlacinskaDr.phil.
Visiting Professor
Spanish Language
Anastasija KaplaneLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Aspects of the External Relations of the European Union
Anna TonioloPhD
Visiting Professor
European Company Law
Arina MelsePhD
Visiting Lecturer
International Law. Public International Law. International Human Rights Law
Bård Sverre TusethLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Research Methods
Carlos LlorentePhD
Visiting Professor
International Commercial Law. Comparative Contract & Commercial Law
Christopher GoddardM.Ed.
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Writing
Dārta ŪdreLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Comparative Administrative Law
Daunis AuersDr.sc.pol.
Visiting Professor
Comparative Politics
Dennis-Kenji Kipker PhD
Visiting Professor
European and International IT Security and Data Protection Law
Didzis Kļaviņš(Dr.sc.pol.)
Visiting Lecturer
Introduction to Diplomacy
Dirk LinowskiProf. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Visiting Professor
International Financial Management
Edina HarbinjaPhD
Visiting Professor
Privacy and Data Protection
Edvijs ZandarsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Skills
Elizabeth S. PerryLL.D
Visiting Lecturer
Legal English
Eriks Kristians SelgaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Research Methods
Filip CyuńczykPhD
Visiting Lecturer
Constitutional Law
Francesco Luigi GattaPhD
Visiting Professor
European Union Law
Gints ApalsDr.hist.
Visiting Lecturer
Diplomatic Law
Ilze TralmakaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law
Inga JēkabsoneDr.sc.admin.
Visiting Lecturer
Advanced Research Methods. Legal Research Methods. Data Analytics for Business
Ingrīda Kariņa-BērziņaJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Intellectual Property Law and Technology. Contracts and ICT
Ioannis KampourakisPhD
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Philosophy. Legal Method
Jana TrahimovičaM.Sci.Soc.
Visiting Lecturer
Diplomatic Protocol
Jānis IkstensDr.sc.pol.
Director of the Board. Visiting Professor
Introduction to Politics
Jānis PriedePhD
Visiting Professor
Microeconomics. Research Methods for Business Studies
Jelena SevastjanovaMg.philol.
Visiting Lecturer
Russian Language
Jelena VladimirskaPhD
Visiting Professor
French Language
Jerzy JendrośkaPhD
Visiting Professor
Environmental Law
Jūlija JerņevaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Competition and State Aid Law. Internal Market Law
Julija SausaMag.iur.
Visiting Lecturer
International Tax Law
Jurģis ŠķiltersDr.Phil
Visiting Professor
Formal Logics and Critical Thinking
Juris BurlakovsPhD
Visiting Docent
Environmental Science and Sustainability
Justīne ElferteLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Introduction to Diplomacy. Legal Aspects of the External Relations of the EU. Crisis Management in International Politics. Comparative Politics
Klemen PodobnikPhD
Visiting Associate Professor
Intellectual Property Law
Kristaps Tamužs LL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Constitutional Law. Litigation at the European Court of Human Rights
Kurt EngelenMA
Visiting Lecturer
Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union
Kushtrim IstrefiDr.iur.
Visiting Docent
Business and Human Rights
Lauris LiepaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
León Castellanos-JankiewiczPhD
Visiting Lecturer
International Humanitarian Law and Responsibility
Linda ApsePhD
Visiting Docent
Formal Logic and Critical Thinking
Lolita ČigāneMSc
Visiting Lecturer
Lobbying in the EU: Cases and Regulatory Framework
Maarten LemkenMSc
Visiting Lecturer
Mathematics and Statistics for Social Sciences.
Maija ĀboliņaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Banking Law. Banking and Financial Market Law
Marika Laizāne-JurkāneDr.sc.pol.
Visiting Docent
Law of International Organizations. Political Negotiations Strategy and Tactics. Argumentation: Theory and Practice. Research Methods
Maris KrastinsM.Ec.
Visiting Lecturer
Risk Management
Mark LeiserPhD
Visiting Professor
Digital Regulation. Disruptive Technology
Mārtiņš HiršsMA
Visiting lecturer
Contemporary World History. International Security
Mārtiņš MitsDr.iur.
Visiting Associate Professor
Human Rights Law
Morten HansenM.Sc.
Visiting Lecturer
Micro and Macro Economics. European Political Economy
Otto TabunsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Security
Paolo PaesaniPhD
Visiting Professor
Monetary Policy. Macrooeconomics. International Economics
Peter GjortlerMA
Visiting Lecturer
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
Pēteris ZilgalvisJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Contracts & ICT
Raimonds SlaidiņšJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Mergers and Acquisitions
Robert LanePhD
Visiting Professor
Competition Law
Rolef de WeijsPhD
Visiting Professor
International Insolvency Law
Sergejs JakimovsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Knowledge-based capital and VC industry
Silvija AndernovicsMA TEFL
Visiting Lecturer
Academic English
Tjaco T. van den HoutLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Adjudication. European Legal History and Roman Law. Geo-economics: the Geopolitics of Energy
Toms KrūmiņšPhD
Visiting Lecturer
Toms RostoksPhD
Visiting Professor
Theory of International Relations. Foreign Policy Analysis
Uldis KrastiņšLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Theory. Proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union
Vadim MantrovDr.iur.
Visiting Docent
Comparative Insurance Law. Intellectual Property Law
Valters KažeDr.oec.
Visiting Professor
Marketing
Valts NeretsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Sales Law
Vasileios KaragiannopoulosPhD
Visiting Professor
Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
Vita MatissPhD
Visiting Professor
Global Approaches to Public Diplomacy
Žaneta MikosaPhD
Visiting Lecturer
EU Environmental Law
Zinta JansonsJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Mergers and Acquisitions

Honorary professors 2

Egils LevitsAss. iur.
Hon. Professor at RGSL. President of Latvia
Human Rights Law, European Law, Public Law
Eleanor SharpstonLL.D
Hon. Professor at RGSL, Advocate General, Court of Justice of the European Union

Administration 14

George UlrichPhD
Doctoral Programme Director. Professor. Board Member
International Human Rights Law. Human Rights and Business
Justīne ElferteLL.M
Head of the International Department
Laura RatniecePhD
Bachelor Programme Director. Assistant Professor
International Sales Law. Research Methods
Ligita GjortlereM.Sci.Soc.
Head of the Library. Lecturer
Legal Research
Liene Briede
Head of Study Department
Inga Ugaine
Chief Accountant
Anda Lesiņa
Masters Programme Manager
Pietro SulloPhD
Rector
International Law. Public International Law. International Criminal Law
Waleed GumaaMBA
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
Project Management. Business Strategy. Applied Business Strategy. Introduction to Business
Katrīna Daugule
Bachelor Study Programme Administrator
Ulla Zumente-Steele
Erasmus Institutional Coordinator (part-time)
Student Counsellor (part-time)
Anastasija KaplaneLL.M
International Projects Manager
Sarma Šmite
Legal Research Assistant

Board 4

Ieva Morica
Board member. Executive director of Foundation for an Open Society DOTS
George UlrichPhD
Doctoral Programme Director. Professor. Board Member
International Human Rights Law. Human Rights and Business
Agris Repšs
Board member
Jānis IkstensDr.sc.pol.
Director of the Board. Visiting Professor
Introduction to Politics