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DoctorateLegal Science

Tuition fee €2,800 per year
Application fee €141 one-time

The application fee consists of a 100 € registration fee and a 41 € payment for education documents recognition from the Academic Information centre of Latvia. Application fee is non-refundable.

Payment of application fee and diploma recognition fee should be paid only after receiving invoice, and must be paid ONLY till deadline of invoice, if for any reason you couldn’t pay fee’s till deadline please contact with admission coordinator.
Application will be proceeded only after uploading payment receipt (official receipt issued by bank) in apply system, remember: after any changes you have to resubmit application, to confirm and save them.

Deposit €500 one-time

A one-time payment for students coming from outside the EU/EEA to be paid in full along with the full year tuition fee payable upon arrival. The deposit is intended to cover possible immigration expenses and paid back upon request after graduation.


The aim of the Doctoral Study Programme “Legal Science” is:

Preparing qualified researchers for academic and scientific work at universities, state and private enterprises, as well as for high level complexity tasks in practical jurisprudence.
Carrying out state-level scientific, economic, cultural and social higher-level doctoral studies in legal science, providing: 1) opportunity to deepen theoretical knowledge and research competences in legal science as a whole and in the chosen sub-sector, 2) develop a qualitative Doctoral thesis.

The main part of the study programme consists of preparing a Doctoral thesis, publishing and approbation of research results that are in progress, which corresponds to the goal of doctoral studies – the implementation of in-depth research in order to prepare a large original study (thesis) that would be the basis for obtaining a Doctor’s degree. In addition to this part, doctoral students are provided with the opportunity to improve general skills, as well as get acquainted with the latest achievements of the industry, not only in the subject of their research, but also in a broader context.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States