Programmes
LL.M

International and European Law

Degree
LL.M in International and European Law
Duration
1 year
Language
English
Credits
60 ECTS
Study form
Full time / Part time
Fee
5500 EUR
Accredited until
31 December 2020

Programme details

Programme structure

The one year masters programme consists of 60 ECTS of theoretical study with an interaction between law and other disciplines emphasised within each course track, including 30 ECTS devoted to a thesis. Following successful completion, students are awarded a Masters degree (LL.M) in International and European Law.

Executive-style schedules allow ambitious students and professionals to combine work and studies. 

The programme is also offered on a part-time basis with the duration dependent on a schedule tailored to the student. Normally, the duration of study is doubled. For example, the one year programme takes two years to complete if followed on a part time basis.

Courses

Students have to complete both the International Law and EU Constitutional law courses followed by a minimum of 6 additional substantive courses, as well as defend their master thesis.

Foundation courses:

Introductory course
Legal Research

Substantive courses:

International Criminal Law
International Human Rights Law
International Adjudication
Litigation at the European Court of Human Rights
Human Rights and Business
EU Decision making – Institutional Law  
Area of Freedom Security and Justice
Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union
European Political Economy
Environmental Law  
Micro & Macro Economics
Finance 
Comparative Contract and Commercial Law
Monetary Policy
International Financial Management
Banking and Financial Market Law
Digital Regulation
Privacy and Data Protection
Contracts and ICT
Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
Intellectual Property Law and Technology
Disruptive Technology
 

Admission criteria

All masters programmes are available to students who have completed a bachelor, masters or equivalent degree in law or a related field (on the condition that basic knowledge of law and corresponding work experience can be demonstrated). For those with a three-year bachelor degree, options are limited to the two-year masters programme. 

One year academic programme is available to individuals with bachelor or masters degree in law or related fields, if basic knowledge in law or corresponding work experience is acquired, obtained in at least four years long studies; second level professional higher education, professional bachelor or masters degree in law or other related fields, if basic knowledge in law or corresponding work experience is acquired.

English language proficiency: IELTS 6+, TOEFL IBT 80+ or TOEFL paper based test 550+.

Admission rules for the Masters programmes are available here: 

Key dates

Admission for non-EU countries applicants30 April 2021
Admission18 July 2021
Studies begin30 August 2021

Hear from our students

Tīna Vecvagare
Latvia

RGSL is a place where you, apart from your regular studies, are constantly given opportunities to participate in events such as discussions, workshops and moot courts where you add to your professional skills and network with already established professionals in the field, which is one of the many prerequisites for a successful career.

Anete Kleinberga
Latvia

The highlight of my experience are the relationships that I formed, especially with the professors who came from abroad. They opened up a window of opportunities… the open-minded and broad perspective was guided by the international professors. 

Elvīra Krēķe
Latvia

RGSL has undoubtedly helped me to develop, not only as a professional and in gaining the necessary academic knowledge to conquer the labor market, it has also provided me with personal skills which will benefit me throughout life. RGSL provides a variety of opportunities which help us to go beyond borders

Contact person

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Director of the Masters Programmes.
Waleed Gumaa
Masters Programme Director. Lecturer
  /  +371 67039 205