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1 Welcome to Riga Graduate School of Law


3 BEYOND BORDERS OF DISCIPLINES Two different competences in one study programme Law & Business programme main focus – law, business, economics, marketing a career in business and large enterprises Law & Diplomacy programme main focus – law, politics, economics, humanities a career in foreign affairs and international organizations

4 BACHELOR PROGRAMMES Mandatory and elective courses Y1 – mandatory; Y2, Y3 – mandatory + electives Normally three courses at the same time Can choose to follow an additional course Each course lasts six weeks Five class hours a week Research work on assignments and class preparation Exam at the end of the course Introductory module in the first semester

5 BACHELOR PROGRAMMES Overall duration of each programme: 3 years 120 Latvian credits (180 ECTS) Maximum of 120 study places Tuition fee per year: 3 500 EUR

6 BEYOND BORDERS OF COUNTRIES Faculty and students from 20+ countries All teaching in English Law, Diplomacy & Business from international perspective Diploma appreciated in the Latvian and international market Exchange programmes


8 BEYOND BORDERS OF THINKING Academics and practitioners contributing to study process Focus on in-depth case study solving Moot court competitions and study visits The best law library in the Baltics


10 BEYOND BORDERS OF INTERACTION 1:1 communication with faculty & administration Student association that makes difference: Awesome parties & events Sports teams, gym Sports games RGSL Newspaper Debate club Movie nights Charity events



13 APPLY TO STUDY AT RGSL 1.Fill in an online application at 2.Write a motivation letter in English 3.Attach your diploma or if not yet graduated, your current term grade transcript Early admission: ECTS level A or B (Latvian grade 10, 9 or 8) General admission: grade average and grade in English at ECTS level C (Latvian grade 7)

14 APPLY TO STUDY AT RGSL Deadline for early admission: 17 March 2015 We will get back to you by 17 April 2015 Deadline for general admission: 8 July 2015 We will get back to you by 13 July 2015


16 RGSL SCHOLARSHIPS Early Admissions Lottery – apply before 17 March 2015 and win one academic year of tuition-free studies RGSL Excellence Award for Outstanding Local Applicant – one study place in each Bachelor programme RGSL Excellence Award for Outstanding Foreign Applicants – one study place in each Bachelor programme

17 RGSL SCHOLARSHIPS RGSL Excellence Scholarships for Bachelor students with the highest grade average – tuition fee waivers Tuition fee waivers for siblings of students of the RGSL, orphans, persons with 1st or 2nd degree of disability, RGSL employees, children of RGSL employees and graduates of SSE Riga.

18 OTHER SCHOLARSHIP POSSIBILITIES Vītolu fonds (Apply 15 January – 1 March at Engures, Jelgavas, Salaspils, Saldus scholarships for local residents (Apply in September at LU Fonds Students’ corporations scholarships for their members (Beginning with 2nd study year; apply at respective corporation) Latvian Government Scholarships for foreign applicants


20 EXPERIENCE RGSL Open Days on 7 March and 28 May 2015 Try being a student for a day! Apply at or during Open Day. We will arrange a meeting with RGSL student. You will take a part in lectures and will be introduced to RGSL student’s life.

21 RGSL BACHELOR ALUMNI Artūrs Ivanovs, L&B 2013 Senior project manager at communication agency Nords Porter Novelli Vadims Šeršņovs, L&B 2013 Co-founder, head of strategic development at consultancy SETCO Lecturer at RGSL (Maths for Social Sciences)

22 RGSL BACHELOR ALUMNI Santa Bērziņa, L&D 2013 Dr. Aina Galēja scholarship winner for studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, USA Now - Coordinator for the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU at the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development

23 RGSL BACHELOR ALUMNI Otto Tabuns, L&D 2014 Vītolu foundation scholarship recipient for the studies at RGSL President of Student Association 2012/2013 Now - Project Coordinator for Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU at Latvian Institute


25 QUIZ What is an Early application deadline for the studies at RGSL in 2015? A.8 March B.17 March C. 17 July


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