The 1st session of RGSL Excellence school will take place on Saturday 17 October 2020 online in the Gotomeeting platform.
Registered participants will hear an introduction to Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) by RGSL Director Ieva Rācenāja, an introduction to studies at a law school by Bachelor programme Director, Dr. Laura Ratniece, a lecture on international law in our daily lives by RGSL Visiting Lecturer Anastasija Kaplan, as well as a favorite topic by last-year’s Excellence School attendants - intro into start-up scene by RGSL Alumni and Visiting Lecturer Sergey Jakimov.
Saturday, 17 October 2020
10:00 Welcome to RGSL and introduction – Ieva Rācenāja, RGSL Director
10:10 Welcome to a Law School - Laura Ratniece, RGSL Bachelor Programme Director, Assist. Prof, PhD
10:25 International law in daily lives with a special focus on 2020 events - Anastasija Kaplan, LL.M in International and European Law, Visiting Lecturer
11:10 Questions and answers
11:35 Start-up scene in Latvia and how to become a part of it - Sergey Jakimov (LL.M), Visiting Lecturer, Knowledge-based capital and VC industry, RGSL Graduate, Law & Finance Masters programme, 2015, MA Pol. Sc., Central European University, 2014. CEO at Longenesis, co-founder of Vortex Oil Engineering and Koatum. Managing partner and co-founder of LongeVC – an early stage biotech venture fund.
12:20 Questions and answers
RGSL Excellence School is aimed for high-school students who see their future careers in law, diplomacy or business and want to experience the international learning and personal development opportunities that RGSL has to offer.
Upon successful completion of the RGSL Excellence School the participants qualify for a 15% discount for the first year of bachelor studies at RGSL.
The RGSL Excellence School will have four classes - on 17 October, 28 November, 16 January and 12 February covering subjects like Law, Business, Diplomacy and skills for personal growth and successful career-building. The classes will be taught in English. We plan to held the classes in campus, still, pandemic situation changing, they can be moved online.