|Nominal duration||1 year (60 ECTS)|
|Awards||M.Sc. (LL.M in Public International Law and Human Rights)|
|Tuition fee||€5,500.00 per year|
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You can pass Baltic Center examination and you will not need to submit any certificates.
Baltic Center examination – Экзамен Балтийского Центра
The programme is aimed at students interested in working with international public law issues, including human rights, in a national or international environment. It offers in-depth studies in fundamental issues of public international law and human rights law, the interaction between the two areas of law, and in their current trends of development.
Courses cover the following themes:
theory and development of international public law and human rights law
international humanitarian law and conflict resolution
business and human rights
The one year master’s programme consists of 30 ECTS (20 Latvian credits) of theoretical study with an interaction between law and other disciplines emphasised within each course track and 30 ECTS (20 Latvian credits) devoted to thesis writing. Following successful completion, students are awarded a master’s degree (LL.M) in Public International Law and Human Rights.
Civil Society Leadership Awards are available for applicants to this programme.
Students have to complete 6 mandatory courses and 2 optional courses chosen either from the tracks of International Public Law and Human Rights, European Union Law and Policy or Transborder Commercial Law and defend their master thesis at the end of the programme.
Mandatory courses on offer:
International Humanitarian Law and Responsibility
International Human Rights Law
Litigation at the European Court of Human Rights
Human Rights and Business