Programmes
LL.B.

Law and Business

Degree
Bachelor of Social Science in Law (LL.B.)
Programme duration
3 years
Study language
English
Credits
183 ECTS credits
Study form
Full time
Tuition fee
3800 EUR per year
Accredited until
16 June 2027

Programme details

Programme structure

The programme comprises 183 ECTS credit points. It is based on mandatory and elective courses as well as optional language courses. Up to three courses can be taken simultaneously.

Each course lasts six weeks with five class hours per week, plus research work on assignments and preparation for classes.

Each course concludes with an exam, while the programme concludes with a thesis.
 

Courses


Course materials are freely available on the RGSL intranet. Reading assignments mainly refer to materials in the compendia, articles in electronic format on the RGSL library portal, as well as books and other printed material available in the RGSL library.

Admission criteria

•  Secondary education diploma + supplement (legalized copies and notarized English translation for applicants outside of Latvia) corresponding to ECTS level C or higher.

•  State Centralized Examination results (for applicants from Latvia).

•  English language proficiency: IELTS 6+, TOEFL IBT 80+ or TOEFL paper based test 550+. Or 70% + in the English Centralized Exam for applicants from Latvia. 

•  Academic and scientific achievements, active participation in youth organisations, and other relevant activities are highly desirable. 

Admission rules for Bachelor programmes are available here.

Faculty

Law and Business programme is implemented by international faculty that comes to Riga to teach selected courses and local faculty. Lecturers represent both academic excellence and extensive practical experience, offering an education that is highly relevant for career development.

The core of the Law and Business programme:

Carlos Llorente (PhD), a leading expert on international commercial law. Teaches International Commercial Law
Waleed Gumaa (MBA) leverages his significant experience and expertise in business to offer an interdisciplinary education to RGSL students. Teaches Business Studies; Strategy and Project Management.
Paolo Paesani (PhD), Associate Professor from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, teaches Monetary Policy and Macrooeconomics. 

Key dates

Bachelor programmes Open HouseTBC
Admissionuntil 18 July 2022
Studies begin29 August 2022
Early admission12 April 2022
Application deadline for 3rd countries30 April 2022

Hear from our students

Seema Murtuza
Bangladesh

"What made RGSL stand out was its interdisciplinarity. I will forever be indebted to RGSL for the opportunities, experience and friendships it has enabled. RGSL is more than a school, it is a community, a family of students, academics and lecturers alike who are open and willing to go one step beyond what is required; and it is that one extra step that makes RGSL a RGSL.
 

Moritz Wagner
Germany

The insight into EU and international law gained at RGSL provided a basis for the flexibility necessary to dive into other legal systems really quickly, and made me feel comfortable working in legal systems outside that of my country of qualification as a lawyer.

Reinis Znotiņš
Latvia

Some say law is not a profession but a way of thinking…. I was lucky; I got that and much more from my time at RGSL. Now I can refer to myself as a person with a start-up mentality, one who is ready to move fast and change the status quo, but at the same time stand firm with both my feet on the ground.

Further information

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Bachelor Programme Manager.
Liene Briede
Head of Study Department
  /  +371 67039 236