Riga Graduate School of Law - International and European Law - Master's graduate postgraduate

International and European Law
Last updated on:2020-06-01
Type of study programmeMaster degree
DegreeMaster's degree (LL. M) in International and European Law
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 31-Dec-2020
 
Duration1 year
Study typeFull-time
Credit points40 (ECTS: 60)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsDuring studies international students join groups of local students that follow the study program in English.
Fees5500 EUR per year (whole programme) (2020/2021)
GrantsFor information of grants and stipends: go here>>>
 
Study programme descriptionThe core RGSL programme, International and European Union law, covers the fundamental pillars of legal science and theory through specialised tracks that include: European Union Law; Public International Law and Human Rights; International Commercial Law.

The one-year master’s academic programme consists of 33 ECTS (22 credits) of theoretical study with an interaction between law and other disciplines emphasised within each course track and 30 ECTS (20-credits) devoted to thesis writing. Following successful completion, students are awarded a master’s degree (LL.M) in International and European Law.
The programme is also offered on a part-time basis with the duration of the part time programme 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.

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to prepare students for professional careers in international organisations, private law firms, public and private institutions and academia. Students are able to tailor their own experience with courses from several tracks offered, including Public International and Human Rights Law, European Union Law and Policy, Transborder Commercial Law, and Law and Finance. 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.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. "Students have to complete minimum of 8 substantive courses, as well as defend their master thesis.

Foundation courses:

Introductory course
Legal Research

Substantive courses:

International Law
International Humanitarian Law and Responsibility
International Human Rights Law
International Adjudication
Litigation at the European Court of Human Rights
Human Rights and Business
European Political Economy
Area of Freedom Security and Justice
EU decision making – Institutional Law
Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union
Environmental Law
Company Law
International Sales Law
European Private International Law
Comparative Contract & Commercial Law
The Foundations of Intellectual Property Law
International Arbitration
Micro & Macro Economics
Monetary Policy
Finance
International Financial Management" skills to develop professional careers in international organisations, private law firms, public and private institutions and academia, in fields of their choice, like Public International and Human Rights Law, European Union Law and Policy, Transborder Commercial Law, and Law and Finance.
Study programme linkwww.rgsl.edu.lv/en/study/international-and-eu-law
Requirements1 year academic programme is open to persons who have completed a 160-credits (240 ECTS) Bachelor’s degree in Law or equivalent.

For detailed admission requirements: go here>>>
 
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Higher Education Institution
Strelnieku iela 4 k-2, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia
Phone:+371 67039310; + 371 67039206
E-mail:start@rgsl.edu.lv; study@rgsl.edu.lv  www.rgsl.edu.lv