Apply for a Certificate Advanced Programme in Law and Economics – Riga, Latvia

Apply for a Certificate Advanced Programme in Law and Economics – Riga, Latvia

Deadline: January 30, 2015

Applications are now accepted for a Certificate Advanced Programme in Law and Economics for the European Neighbourhood Policy Countries, Central Asia, and the Republic of Kosovo. The objective of the programme is to provide a training that is useful with regard to the relations between on the one hand the international community and the European Union, and on the other hand the ENP countries, Central Asia and the Republic of Kosovo, and also to provide a knowledge transfer that is based on experience of Latvia and the other donors in their international relations.

The programme comprises the following elements:

  • Training for public officials, as well as representatives of civil society and academia, from the eligible countries.
  • Focus on the understanding of the legal, economic and political aspects of international relations, using an interdisciplinary approach that is based on both teaching and practical experience.
  • Awarding a special Certificate, beyond the scope of individual training courses, and to allow for later possible conversion, at the personal expense of the students, toward a full Master’s degree.


  • Travel to Riga and accomodation cost during the 12 week period will be covered for participants.
  • A modest per diem for living expenses in Riga.
  • Travel and other costs will also be covered for study visits.


  • The fellowship is open to representatives of civil society and public officials from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and the Republic of Kosovo.

Application Process

Apply online. 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 from the current employer;
  • Confirmation of the ability to undertake studies in English.

For more information, visit Advanced Programme in Law and Economics.