Riga Graduate School of Law Advanced Programme in Law and Economics
Riga Graduate School of Law, in cooperation with the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other partners, offers an Advanced Programme aimed at public officials in the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) countries, Central Asia, and the Western Balkans, which will be open also for representatives of civil society and academia. The first implementation of the programme was successfully completed in December 2014, and a second round was implemented in the spring of 2015, followed by a third in autumn 2015.
This programme is funded by the government of Latvia together with the governments of Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States of America. It is offered with a special focus on the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries, Central Asia and the Western Balkans. The specific beneficiary countries covered are set for each programme period by an agreement between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the other donors.
Applicants are required to supply the following:
- Motivational letter
- Description of present job function
- Curriculum vitae, which should include at least 2-3 years of professional experience
- Copies of university diplomas
- Recommendation letter, preferably from the current employer
- Confirmation of the ability to undertake studies in English
Applications should be submitted online and the deadline for submission is 25 January 2016. Applicants from the previous admission procedures have been informed by email that they may reapply by reactivating their existing application.
A selection committee will review all applications, and results will be announced by 1 February 2016.
The programme starts on 11 April 2016 and participants will be assisted in applying for a visa in Latvia for the purpose of attending the programme. Graduation is planned for 1 July 2016.