This programme ensures a clear understanding of the interrelationships between law and business. It, therefore, prepares graduates for a successful career in legal practice or business management.

Legal issues are addressed from a regional and international perspective within the programme, the main focus is on the legal environment of the EU and its Member States, as well as major trading partners like the USA, Russia, and China. The business programme includes subjects relevant for successful commercial operations, which include economics, accounting, management, business strategy, and marketing.


  • The programme comprises mandatory and elective courses as well as optional language courses
  • Up to three courses can be taken simultaneously
  • Each course lasts six weeks with five class hours per week, plus research work on assignments and preparation for classes
  • Each course concludes with an exam, while the programme concludes with a thesis
  • Course materials are free


Mandatory Law Courses

Introduction to Bachelor’s Studies / Introduction to Law I and II / Introduction to Latvian Law / Public International Law / Research Methods / European Union Law / Comparative Personal and Family Law / Research Paper in Law / Internal Market Law / Comparative Contract Law / Competition and State Aid Law / Constitutional Law / International Human Rights Law / International Private and Procedural Law / Research Paper in Law and Business / Legal Method / External Relations of the European Union / International Commercial Law / Advanced Research Methods / Bachelor’s Thesis

Elective Law Courses

Philosophy of Law / International Humanitarian Law / Introduction to Moot Court / Criminal Law / Comparative Criminal Law / Media Law / Banking and Securities Law / Investment Protection Law / Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution / International Economic Law / International Tax Law / Comparative Inheritance Law / Comparative Insurance Law / Administrative Law / Argumentation and Legal Reasoning / Art Law / Internet Law

Mandatory Business Courses

Introduction to Business Studies / Mathematics for Social Sciences / Statistics for Social Sciences / Microeconomics / Business Strategy / Business Accounting / Macroeconomics / Financial Economics / Financial Accounting / Applied Business Strategy / International Economics

Elective Business Courses

Public Presentation Skills / Introduction to Marketing / Philosophy / Project Management / International Financial Management / Data Protection / Introduction to Entrepreneurship / Social Psychology / Organisational Communication

Optional Language Courses

  • Diplomatic English I and II
  • Advanced Latvian
  • French Beginners I and II
  • French Intermediate I
  • Spanish Beginners I and II
  • German Beginners I and II

Degree: Bachelor in Law and Business

Duration: 3 years full time (180 ECTS)

Language: English

Fees: € 3,500 per academic year

“My experience at RGSL has been exceptionally welcoming. Being a part of such a dynamic international community has been both enriching and inspiring. I find myself being challenged in new ways and equipped to think more critically about the world around me. My time spent here has been very rewarding and I look forward to the future opportunities that RGSL has to offer.”

Arie Michael Jones, USA

Law & Diplomacy

1st-year student

Learn more about our programmes, any requirements and the application procedure at Early admissions prior to 5 April 2018 receive a 10% discount on the fee for students with high average grades (B levels according to ECTS).

Open Days

Come and visit us on 17 March and 25 May 2018

Questions about our programmes or studying at RGSL?

Liene Briede, Bachelor’s Programme Manager

Phone: +371 67 039 236

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