About RGSL

People

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
Christy L. KollmarJD, LL.M., MBA, MGM
PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
Introduction to Legal Studies. Introduction to Law. Comparative Contracts. Thesis Supervision
Gaļina ŽukovaPhD
Associate Professor
Resolution of International Business Disputes
George UlrichPhD
Doctoral Programme Director. Professor. Board Member
International Human Rights
Ieva MiļūnaLL.M
Lecturer
State Responsibility in International Law, International Criminal Law. International Humanitarian Law. Public International Law. International Human Rights Law
Ilze RūseDr.phil.
Associate Professor
European Union Politics
Inese DruvieteDr.iur.
Bachelor Programme Director. Docent
Introduction in Law, European Union Law, Comparative Contract Law, ADR
Ineta ZiemelePhD
Professor
Public International Law. Human Rights Law
Laura RatnieceLL.M
PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
International Sales Law. International Commercial Law
Ligita GjortlereM.Sci.Soc.
Head of the Library. Lecturer
Legal Research
Mārtiņš MitsDr.iur.
Associated Professor
Human Rights Law
Toms KruminsLL.M
PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
International Private Law
Waleed GumaaMBA
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
Project Management, Business Strategy, Applied Business Strategy, Introduction to Business
Žaneta MikosaLL.M
PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
EU and International Environmental Law

Visiting professors and visiting lecturers 64

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
Alla PlacinskaDr.phil.
Visiting Professor
Spanish Language
Ana VlahekPhD
Visiting Associate Professor
European Union Law
Andrejs JudinsDr.jur.
Visiting Professor
Criminal Law. Comparative Criminal Law
Anna Vladimirova-KryukovaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Data Protection
Arina MelsePhD
Visiting Lecturer
Public International Law. International Human Rights Law
Barbara ŽuromskaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Tax Law
Bogumila HallPhD
Visiting Fellow
EU Decision Making – Institutional Law
Carlos LlorentePhD
Visiting Professor
International Trade Law. International Commercial Law
Christopher GoddardM.Ed.
Visiting Lecturer
Legal English. Legal Writing. Contract Drafting. English Grammar and Stylistics. Thesis
Dace KārkleLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
Financial Accounting
Daiga RezevskaDr.iur.
Visiting Professor
Legal Method
Daunis AuersDr.sc.pol.
Visiting Professor
Comparative Politics
Debora PāvilaM.Jur.
Visiting Lecturer
Internal Market Law
Didzis KļaviņšPhD
Visiting Docent
Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution. International Organizations
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. International Sales Law. Research methods
Ģirts DimdiņšPhD
Visiting Professor
Legal Ethics and Psychology. Social Psychology
Gunda ReireDr.sc.pol.
Visiting Docent
International Organizations
Gundega GencaMBA
Visiting Lecturer
Banking and Securities Law
Ieva BeitikaDr.sc.comm.
Visiting Docent
Organisational Communication
Indra KarapetjanaDr.Philol.
Visiting Professor
Diplomatic English
Ingrīda Kariņa-BērziņaJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Trade Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Jānis PriedePhD
Visiting Professor
Introduction to Economic Policy. Microeconomics
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
Jurgis SkiltersDr.Phil
Visiting Professor
Formal Logics
Kārlis BukovskisM.Soc.Sc
Visiting Lecturer
Introduction to Diplomacy. International Organizations
Karlis SvikisLLM, MES
Visiting Lecturer
Latvian Law. EU Law. Contract 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
Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union. Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution. World Conflicts and Security
Kushtrim IstrefiDr.iur.
Visiting Docent
International Business and Human Rights
Lauris LiepaLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
European Company Law. Legal Ethics
Maarten LemkenMSc
Visiting Lecturer
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
Martins OzolinsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Tax Law
Morten HansenM.Sc.
Visiting Lecturer
Micro and Macro Economics. Integration of Political Economy
Nataļja TocelovskaM.Sc.
Visiting Professor
Finance. Business Accounting
Paolo PaesaniPhD
Visiting Professor
Monetary Policy. Macrooeconomics. International Economics Monetary Policy
Raimonds SlaidinsJ.D.
Visiting Lecturer
Mergers and Acquisitions
Reinis DruvietisMBA
Visiting Lecturer
Organisational Communication
Robert LanePhD
Visiting Professor
Competition and State Aid Law
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 English
Søren Friis HansenPhD
Visiting Professor
EU Company Law
Thomas MaurerPhD
Visiting Professor
Financial Economics
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. European Private International Law
Valts NeretsLL.M
Visiting Lecturer
International Sales Law
Vita MatissPhD
Visiting Professor
Global Approaches to Public Diplomacy
Žaneta OzoliņaPhD
Visiting Professor
University of Latvia Theory of International Relations. International Security. 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 16

Jānis IkstensDr.sc.pol.
Acting Rector. Director of the Board
George UlrichPhD
Doctoral Programme Director. Professor. Board Member
International Human Rights
Inese DruvieteDr.iur.
Bachelor Programme Director. Docent
Introduction in Law, European Union Law, Comparative Contract Law, ADR
Waleed GumaaMBA
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
Project Management, Business Strategy, Applied Business Strategy, Introduction to Business
Santa Jastrebova
Head of Study Department
Justīne Elferte
Head of the International Department
Ligita GjortlereM.Sci.Soc.
Head of the Library. Lecturer
Legal Research
Inga Ugaine
Chief Accountant
Līva Biseniece
Head of Communications Department
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 Meldere
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
Agris Repšs
Board member