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How to apply to RGSL programmes

Admission requirements

Admission criteria for Bachelor programmes

  • Overall final grade average or most recent transcript corresponding to European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) C level.
  • English language proficiency: IELTS 6+, TOEFL IBT 80+ or TOEFL paper based test 550+. English language grade 7 for the secondary school students from Latvia.
  • Academic and scientific achievements, active participation in youth organisations, and other relevant activities.

Admission rules for Bachelor programmes are available here.


Admission criteria for Masters programmes

  • 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 students with a three-year bachelor degree, options are limited to the two-year masters programmes.
  • English language proficiency: IELTS 6+, TOEFL IBT 80+ or TOEFL paper based test 550+.

Admission rules for Masters programmes are available here.

Application timeline

General admission for the academic year 2018/2019 ends on 27 August 2018. Admission results are announced within a week.  

Documents

Applicants to the Bachelor programmes are requested to submit the following documents:

  • Copy of your diploma and diploma supplement (grade transcript). A certified English translation must be provided if the diploma was obtained outside Latvia.
  • Certificate of English Proficiency - 6.0 IELTS or 525 TOEFL or equivalent computer based TOEFL results issued within the last three years. English language centralised examination level B2 can be acceptable for secondary school students from Latvia. Applicants who have acquired a higher education in English or is their native language, are exempted.
  • Achievements - academic and scientific, active participation in youth organisations, and other relevant activities.
  • Motivation letter – write about yourself, elaborate on the choice of the programme, future perspectives and its connection with a degree, any specific interest of an area of research, your achievement overview and motivation to study, why you are a good candidate for this programme (max 2 000 characters).
  • A copy of your passport and a passport size photo (the photo will be used for your student card in case of admission). 

Applicants to the Masters programmes are requested to submit the following documents:

  • A copy of your diploma and diploma supplement (grade transcript). A certified English translation must be provided if the diploma was obtained outside Latvia.
  • English language proficiency proof - TOEFL or IELTS results not older than 3 years. The required minimum result is 550 points for TOEFL (for a computer test - 213; Internet based test - 80) or 6.0 for IELTS.
  • A motivation letter in English describing your educational, professional and social achievements (max 2 000 characters).
  • A copy of your passport and a passport size photo (the photo will be used for your student card in case of admission). 

Online application

Online application form is available here and will take no more than 30 minutes provided you have all attachments prepared. The application form can be saved, re-opened and resubmitted as you wish.  

Transfer to RGSL

Students may transfer to RGSL from other universities, also during the academic year.

Admission and recognition of course work already performed at other universities will be done on an individual basis, so as to facilitate the transition into the RGSL programmes.

The normal application form should be used for transfer admission, and an additional application form should be used for course recognition.

 

 

More information & questions

More information & questions

Liene Briede
Bachelor Programme Manager
  /  +371 67039 236