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LL.M in Public International Law and Human Rights

Riga Graduate School of Law
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Riga
English

Program description

LL.M in Public International Law and Human Rights

Designed at the intersection of public international law and human rights law, this Masters programme offers an in-depth look at the fundamental legal issues of the two specialisations as well as their interaction. Leveraging the extensive human rights law expertise of RGSL faculty, the Masters programme prepares students to work with international law and human rights spheres both at national and international levels.

The programme explores legal issues surrounding sovereignty, fundamental rights, state responsibility, criminality. In addition, the programme focuses on international institutions, courts and arbitral bodies involved in the creation of global rules in the area of human rights.

In academic year 2019/2020 RGSL offers one 100% waiver for one academic year for the best applicant for "Public International Law and Human Rights" masters programme.

The one year Masters programme consists of 60 ECTS of theoretical study within each course track of which 30 ECTS are devoted to a thesis. Following successful completion, students are awarded a Masters degree (LL.M) in Public International Law and Human Rights.

Admission requirements

Public International Law and Human Rights Masters programme is available to students who have completed a bachelor, masters or equivalent degree in law or a related field (on the condition that basic knowledge of law and corresponding work experience can be demonstrated). For those with a three-year bachelor degree, options are limited to the two-year masters programme. English language proficiency: IELTS 6+, TOEFL IBT 80+ or TOEFL paper based test 550+.

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Riga Graduate School of Law

Riga Graduate School of Law

Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) is a specialised law school offering interdisciplinary Bachelor and Masters studies in law combined with business, international relations, finance and policy. Founded in 1998, the goal of RGSL is to provide strong international, academic...


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Riga Graduate School of Law

Strelnieku 4k-2
LV-1010 Riga
Latvia

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