Advanced Programme in Law and Economics


At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A recommendation letter from the current employer must be added to your application.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Description of present job function
Curriculum vitae, which should include at least 2-3 years of professional experience
Copies of university diplomas 
Confirmation of the ability to undertake studies in English

Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants: Applicants who have previously issued Schengen visa(s) (or currently valid for the Programme period) may additionally submit copies, as this information will be necessary immediately after selection process.

The Programme comprises the following elements:
• Training for public officials, as well as representatives of civil society and academia, from the eligible countries
• Focus on the understanding of the legal, economic and political aspects of international relations, using an interdisciplinary approach that is based on both teaching and practical experience
• Awarding a special Certificate, beyond the scope of individual training courses, and to allow for later possible conversion, at the personal expense of the students, toward a full Master’s degree
The course subjects have been selected so as to ensure both the diversity and integrity of the interdisciplinary approach adopted, that has a focus on Law & Economics, with a consideration also of policy issues.

As a general principle, the Programme seeks to identify fundamental principles and values in each of the fields included, so as to contribute to the common understanding of such principles and values, in addition to the more technical skills related to international negotiations, institutional cooperation and organizational structures, including the European Union.
Electives are offered during part of the Programme, so as to allow participants to adjust the Programme content to meet their specific needs and interests.

Total Programme duration is 12 weeks that is divided into 4 modules of 3 weeks. During each module, the participants will follow 3 courses, which normally cover 1 week each, and which during the third module also include a study visit abroad.

With respect to the mandatory attendance of the course activities, the programme is offered free of any cost by the Latvian Government and the international donors.

Cost coverage for the participants will include travel to Riga and accommodation during the 12 week period of the programme, a per diem for living expenses in Riga, as well as study visits.
Participants are expected to contribute in the form of active participation and full dedication to the programme during the 12 weeks.

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Riga Graduate School of Law
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Riga, LV-1010
Strelnieku street
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+371 67039230
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To apply: Application deadline is 31 January 2018.