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

Adam CzarnotaPhD
Rector. Professor
Law and Social Theory
Aleksandrs FillersPhD
Docent
Introduction to Civil Law. Contract Law. Law on Obligations. Property Law
Anastasija KaplaneLL.M
Lecturer
Introduction to Public International Law. International Human Rights Law Law of State Responsibility. Legal Aspects of the External Relations of the European Union
Gaļina ŽukovaPhD
Associate Professor
International Arbitration
George UlrichPhD
Professor. Board Member
International Human Rights Law. Human Rights and Business
Ieva MiļūnaLL.M
Lecturer
International Humanitarian Law. Introduction to Public International Law. International Human Rights Law. Law of International Organisations
Ilze RūseDr.phil.
Professor
EU Decision Making - Institutional Law
Ineta ZiemelePhD
Professor
International Law. Litigation at the European Court of Human Rights
Laura RatniecePhD
Assistant Professor. Senior Researcher. Higher Education Specialist
Legal Research Methods. Legal Interpretation
Nataļja TočelovskaPhD
Assistant professor
Finance. Business Accounting. Financial Accounting. Financial Economics
Waleed GumaaMBA
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
Project Management. Business Strategy. Applied Business Strategy. Introduction to Business

Visiting professors and visiting lecturers 82

Aldis AustersM.A.I.S.
Visiting Lecturer
Migration: Legal, Political and Economic Aspects. EU: Institutions, Governance and Competencies
Aleksandrs Potaičuks Dr.iur.
Visiting Docent
Comparative Administrative Law
Alessio BartolacelliPhD
Visiting Professor
European Company Law
Arina MelsePhD
Visiting Lecturer
International Law. Public International Law. International Human Rights Law
Beatrice HamiltonLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Environmental Law
Carlos LlorentePhD
Visiting Professor
International Commercial Law. Comparative Contract & Commercial Law
Christopher GoddardM.Ed.
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Writing
Christos Marneros PhD
Visiting Docent
Legal Philosophy
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
Eriks Kristians SelgaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Research Methods
Filip CyuńczykPhD
Visiting Lecturer
Constitutional Law; Interdisciplinary Research: Law and Politics
Francesco Luigi GattaPhD
Visiting Professor
European Union Law
Gints ApalsDr.hist.
Visiting Lecturer
Diplomatic Law
Gizem GuneyPhD
Visiting Lecturer
International Criminal Law
Gunda ReireDr.sc.pol.
Visiting Lecturer
Crisis Management in International Politics
Ilze TralmakaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law
Inga JēkabsonePhD
Bachelor Programme Director. Researcher. Visiting Lecturer
Legal Research Methods. Data Analytics for Business. Mathematics and Statistics for Social Sciences
Inga ReineMA
Visiting Lecturer
EU Institutional Law and Decision Making. Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
Ingrīda Kariņa-BērziņaJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Intellectual Property Law and Technology. Contracts and ICT
Ivo KlotiņšLL.M
Visiting Lecturer. Board Member
Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Jana TrahimovičaM.Sci.Soc.
Visiting Lecturer
Diplomatic Protocol
Jānis IkstensDr.sc.pol.
Chairman of the Board. Visiting Professor
Introduction to Politics
Jānis PriedePhD
Visiting Professor
Microeconomics. Research Methods for Business Studies
Jelena VladimirskaPhD
Visiting Professor
French Language
Jernej Letnar ČerničPhD
Visiting Professor
Human Rights and Business
Julia EmtsevaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Human Rights Institutions, Procedures and Mechanisms
Jūlija JerņevaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Competition and State Aid Law. Internal Market Law
Jūlija SaušaMag.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. Comparative Politics
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
Laila MedinaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Laura ValtereLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Intellectual Property Law
Lauris LiepaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Lauris RasnačsPhD
Visiting Lecturer
Contract Law
León Castellanos-JankiewiczPhD
Visiting Lecturer
International Humanitarian Law and Responsibility. Advanced Public International Law. International Human Rights Institutions, Procedures and Mechanisms
Ligita GjortlereM.Sci.Soc.
Head of the Library. Visiting Lecturer
Legal Research
Linda ApsePhD
Visiting Docent
Formal Logic and Critical Thinking
Marco Macchia
Visiting Professor
Banking and Financial Markets Law
Marika Laizāne-JurkāneDr.sc.pol.
Visiting Docent
Law of International Organizations. Political Negotiations Strategy and Tactics. Argumentation: Theory and Practice. Research Methods
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
Monica MigliarottiLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Legal English, Legal Writing
Morten HansenM.Sc.
Visiting Lecturer
Micro and Macro Economics. European Political Economy
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
Régis LanneauPhD
Visiting Professor
Interdisciplinary Research: Law and Economics
Robert LanePhD
Visiting Professor
Competition Law
Rodolphe van HövellMA
Visiting Lecturer
Common Security and Defence Policy of the European Union
Rolef de WeijsPhD
Visiting Professor
International Insolvency Law
Sara AddamoPhD
Visiting Lecturer
Company Law
Sergejs JakimovsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Knowledge-based capital and VC industry
Sergejs KoledaM.Soc.Sc.
Visiting Lecturer
Risk Management
Silvija AndernovicsMA TEFL
Visiting Lecturer
Academic English
Stefania Di StefanoMA
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Philosophy
Timo KoivurovaPhD
Visiting Professor
Public International Law
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
Valentija LiholajaDr.iur.
Visiting Professor
Criminal Law
Valters KažeDr.oec.
Visiting Professor
Marketing
Valts NeretsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Sales Law
Varis KlotiņšLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Criminal Process
Vasileios KaragiannopoulosPhD
Visiting Professor
Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
Viktorija SoņecaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Introduction to Law. European Union Law
Vineta KlotiņaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Employment Law
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. Former Advocate General, Court of Justice of the European Union

Administration 11

Adam CzarnotaPhD
Rector. Professor
Law and Social Theory
Liene Briede
Head of Study Department
Inga JēkabsonePhD
Bachelor Programme Director. Researcher. Visiting Lecturer
Legal Research Methods. Data Analytics for Business. Mathematics and Statistics for Social Sciences
Inga Ugaine
Chief Accountant
Ligita GjortlereM.Sci.Soc.
Head of the Library. Visiting Lecturer
Legal Research
Daina Račinska
Masters Study Programme Administrator
Katrīna Daugule
Bachelor Study Programme Administrator
Ulla Zumente-Steele
Erasmus Institutional Coordinator (part-time)
Student Counsellor (part-time)
Krista Paula Petere
Legal Research Adviser
Waleed GumaaMBA
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
Project Management. Business Strategy. Applied Business Strategy. Introduction to Business

Board 4

Jānis IkstensDr.sc.pol.
Chairman of the Board. Visiting Professor
Introduction to Politics
Ieva Morica
Board member. Executive director of Foundation for an Open Society DOTS
George UlrichPhD
Professor. Board Member
International Human Rights Law. Human Rights and Business
Ivo KlotiņšLL.M
Visiting Lecturer. Board Member
Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution