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Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL)

Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) is a top tier law school in Riga, Latvia offering Bachelor, Master’s and Doctoral studies in law, business, legal linguistics, policy, international relations and diplomacy. RGSL offers legal education in English to applicants from all over the world. Studying at RGSL offers a unique blend of the global and the local in the sense that the quality of teaching is at the top international level while the attention and care given to students is very local and individual.

Since its establishment in 1998, the RGSL has offered high-level master’s degree programs in areas related to international and European law. Since 2010, we have added two bachelor ’s degrees to our portfolio, and a doctoral programme was launched in 2013 in partnership with the University of Copenhagen. All RGSL programmes are fully accredited and lead to internationally recognised diplomas.

The RGSL offers two interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree programs – Law and Business, as well as Law and Diplomacy. We also offer seven master’s degree programmes aimed at professional development – International and European Law, European Union Law and Policy, Transborder Commercial Law, Public International and Human Rights Law, Law and Finance, Legal Linguistics. Our doctoral programme is offered in partnership with the University of Copenhagen.

The RGSL faculty represents academic excellence, but also practical experience. This ensures teaching that is sound and relevant for career development. Our resident and guest faculty members are local academics and practitioners, as well as international experts drawn from leading institutions in the world, from EU and other international institutions, as well as from major law firms and international companies.

Our programs attract students from Latvia, the Baltic region, and also, to a large extent, from countries in the EU’s Neighbourhood Program, the CIS and, increasingly, from the rest of Europe and overseas. The diverse composition of our student body is one of the school’s chief assets, and it creates a highly stimulating environment for students and instructors alike. In the 2014 / 2015 study year 7 students from Georgia study at RGSL, and we have more than 40 Alumni from Georgia over the past 10 years.

We are looking for outstanding applicants that value knowledge and strive for excellence. Apply for studies at RGSL and we will prepare you for any challenge on your way to a spectacular career and international recognition.
Apply online at

Fill in an online application.
Write a motivation letter in English – tell us about your educational and social achievements. Our normal requirements are ECTS grade level C as an average and in English, but you may qualify also through other achievements. Attach a copy of passport, a copy of diploma and grade transcript. Attach and a passport size photo.
Admission is based on an overall evaluation of your grade average, academic, scientific and social achievements, with a strong preference given to applicants with ECTS grade level A and B.

Fill in an online application.
Write a motivation letter in English. Tell us about your professional experience and achievements.
Attach certified copies of diploma and diploma transcript with an English translation.
Attach official results of English language proficiency exams.
Attach a copy of passport and a passport size photo.

Contact us
If you have any questions about the applications or admission process, contact us at or call +371 67039206.
You may find more information about RGSL at our homepage and our Facebook page