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 14

Aravamudhan Ulaganathan RavindranMBA
PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
Investment Protection Law. Area of Freedom Security and Justice. Law and Entrepreneurship
Christy L. KollmarJD, LL.M., MBA, MGM
PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
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 and Responsibility. State Responsibility in International Law
Ilze RūseDr.phil.
Associate Professor
EU Decision Making - Institutional Law
Inese DruvieteDr.iur.
Docent
European Union Law
Ineta ZiemelePhD
Professor
Public International Law. Litigation at the European Court of Human Rights
Laura RatnieceLL.M
Bachelor Programme Director. PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
Introduction to Law. International Sales Law. International Commercial Law. Research Methods
Ligita GjortlereM.Sci.Soc.
Head of the Library. Lecturer
Legal Research
Mārtiņš MitsDr.iur.
Associated Professor
Human Rights Law
Toms KrūmiņšLL.M
PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
Waleed GumaaMBA
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
Project Management, Business Strategy, Applied Business Strategy, Introduction to Business
Žaneta MikosaLL.M
PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
Environmental Law

Visiting professors and visiting lecturers 62

Aldis AustersM.A.I.S.
Guest Lecturer
Contemporary World History
Aleksandra MeļeškoLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Integration and Court of Justice of the EU. Public Procurement Law. International Organizations
Aleksandrs Potaičuks LL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Comparative Administrative Law
Alla PlacinskaDr.phil.
Visiting Professor
Spanish Language
Ana VlahekPhD
Visiting Associate Professor
European Union Law
Arina MelsePhD
Visiting Lecturer
Public International Law. International Human Rights Law
Barbara ŽuromskaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Tax Law
Carlos LlorentePhD
Visiting Professor
International Trade Law. International Commercial Law. Comparative Contract Law
Christopher GoddardM.Ed.
Visiting Lecturer
English Grammar and Stylistics
Csongor István NagyPhD
Visiting Professor
Comparative Employment Law. Comparative Tort and Damages Law. Legal Problems of International Economic Relations
Dace KārkleLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Financial Accounting
Daiga RezevskaDr.iur.
Visiting Professor
Legal Method
Dārta ŪdreLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Comparative Administrative Law
Daunis AuersDr.sc.pol.
Visiting Professor
Comparative Politics. American Politics
Didzis KļaviņšPhD
Visiting Docent
Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution
Dirk LinowskiProf. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Visiting Professor
International Financial Management. Risk Management. Political and Economic Challenges in Europe. Introduction to Mathematics. Mathematics for Social Sciences. Statistics for Social Sciences
Edgars BulvānsMA
Visiting Lecturer
Introduction to Diplomacy
Gabor Peter PalastiPhD
Visiting Professor
Comparative Personal and Family Law. Comparative Inheritance Law. International Private and Procedural Law. European Private International Law
Ģirts DimdiņšPhD
Visiting Professor
Legal Ethics and Psychology. Social Psychology
Indra KarapetjanaDr.Philol.
Visiting Professor
Diplomatic English
Ingrīda Kariņa-BērziņaJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
The Foundations of Intellectual Property Law
Jānis PriedePhD
Visiting Professor
Introduction to Economic Policy. Microeconomics. Research Methods for Business Studies
Jelena VladimirskaPhD
Visiting Professor
French Language
Jerzy JendrośkaPhD
Visiting Professor
Environmental Law
Jūlija JerņevaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
External Relations of the European Union. Competition and State Aid Law. Internal Market Law
Jurģis ŠķiltersDr.Phil
Visiting Professor
Formal Logics and Critical Thinking
Justīne ElferteLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
External Relations of the EU. Comparative Politics
Kārlis BukovskisM.Soc.Sc
Visiting Lecturer
Introduction to Diplomacy. International Organizations. EU Decision Making – Institutional Law
Kārlis SviķisLLM, MES
Visiting Lecturer
Latvian Law
Karsten Engsig SorensenPhD
Visiting Professor
Internal Market Law
Klemen PodobnikPhD
Visiting Associate Professor
Intellectual Propetry Law
Kristaps Tamužs LL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Constitutional Law. Human Rights Litigation at the European Court of Human Rights
Kurt EngelenMA
Visiting Lecturer
Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union. Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution. World Conflicts and Security
Kushtrim IstrefiDr.iur.
Visiting Docent
Business and Human Rights
Lauris LiepaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Ethics
Maarten LemkenMSc
Visiting Lecturer
Statistics for Social Sciences. Mathematics for Social Sciences.
Maija TipaineLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Resolution of International Business Disputes
Mamuka AndguladzePhD
Visiting Docent
European Media Law
Marika Laizāne-JurkāneDr.sc.pol.
Visiting Docent
International Organizations. Political Negotiations Strategy and Tactics
Mārtiņš HiršsMA
Visiting lecturer
Contemporary World History. International Security
Mārtiņš OzoliņšLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Tax Law
Morten HansenM.Sc.
Visiting Lecturer
Micro and Macro Economics. European Political Economy
Nataļja TočelovskaM.Sc.
Visiting Professor
Finance. Business Accounting. Financial Accounting. Financial Economics
Otto TabunsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Security
Paolo PaesaniPhD
Visiting Professor
Monetary Policy. Macrooeconomics. International Economics
Peter GjortlerMA
Visiting Lecturer
Legal Writing. Study Skills. Thesis Support
Raimonds SlaidiņšJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Mergers and Acquisitions
Robert LanePhD
Visiting Professor
Competition and State Aid Law
Rohit NandaMBA
Visiting Lecturer
Introduction to Business Studies
Rolef de WeijsPhD
Visiting Professor
International Insolvency Law
Sandis BērtaitisMag.iur.
Visiting Lecturer
Argumentation and Legal Reasoning. Philosophy of Law
Sergejs JakimovsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Knowledge-based capital and VC industry
Signe MežinskaDr.Sc.Soc.
Visiting Professor
Philosophy
Silvija AndernovicsMA TEFL
Visiting Lecturer
Legal and Academic English
Søren Friis HansenPhD
Visiting Professor
EU Company Law
Tjaco T. van den HoutLL.M
Visiting Professor
International Adjudication
Toms RostoksPhD
Visiting Professor
Theory of International Relations. Foreign Policy Analysis
Vadim MantrovDr.iur.
Visiting Docent
Comparative Insurance Law
Valts NeretsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Sales Law
Vita MatissPhD
Visiting Professor
Global Approaches to Public Diplomacy
Žaneta OzoliņaPhD
Visiting Professor
Crisis Management in International Politics. Public Presentation
Zinta JansonsJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Mergers and Acquisitions

Honorary professors 2

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

Administration 15

Jānis IkstensDr.sc.pol.
Acting Rector. Director of the Board
George UlrichPhD
Doctoral Programme Director. Professor. Board Member
International Human Rights Law. Human Rights and Business
Waleed GumaaMBA
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
Project Management, Business Strategy, Applied Business Strategy, Introduction to Business
Laura RatnieceLL.M
Bachelor Programme Director. PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
Introduction to Law. International Sales Law. International Commercial Law. Research Methods
Justīne Elferte
Head of the International Department
Santa Jastrebova
Head of Study Department
Ligita GjortlereM.Sci.Soc.
Head of the Library. Lecturer
Legal Research
Inga Ugaine
Chief Accountant
Anda Lesiņa
Masters Programme Manager
Liene Briede
Bachelor Programme Manager
Ulla Zumente-Steele
Erasmus Institutional Coordinator (part-time)
Student Counsellor (part-time)
Sindija Hitrova
Accountant and administrator
Anastasija Aleksejeva
Junior Project Manager in the International Department
Zane Linde
Legal Research Adviser

Board 4

Jānis IkstensDr.sc.pol.
Acting Rector. Director of the Board
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