Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) is a specialised law school located in Riga, Latvia. RGSL offers interdisciplinary bachelor and masters programmes in law, allowing engaged and curious students to c
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Founded in 1998, Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) is a regional centre of excellence in legal education in the Baltic region, located in Riga, Latvia. With English as its working language, the School attracts experienced faculty, and highly skilled support staff. The international profile of our students is consistent with our philosophy.

Having established itself as a leading law school in the Baltic region with specialisation in International and European Law RGSL offers interdisciplinary programmes in law combining with courses in business, international relations, finance and diplomacy.                                                                             

RGSL provides degree programmes at bachelor and master level as well as specialised short-term courses. RGSL is strongly connected internationally and locally. The School is a regular host to high profile conferences and seminars and aims to further enhance its position as an eminent research institution. For more information, please visit www.rgsl.edu.lv

In order to continue the successful growth of RGSL, we are looking for experienced academic leader and manager for a position of


As the head of a rapidly developing institution of higher education, Rector will face a challenging and dynamic environment with great possibilities. Carrying responsibility for further development of RGSL academic programmes and research activities, Rector will lead the School in its financial and strategic development. The position requires residence in Riga and is offered for a three-year period with the possibility of renewal.

Main tasks and responsibilities

The Rector is responsible for both the academic and overall administrative management of the School and shall contribute to its further growth and strategic development. This entails, notably:


Minimum requirements

Qualities and skills:

The appointment begins on September 1, 2021.

Application procedure

Interested candidates are invited to apply by sending a curriculum vitae and cover letter to vacancies@rgsl.edu.lv (or in hard copy to RGSL, Strēlnieku 4 k-2, Riga LV-1010, Latvia). The application should be marked “Application for position of Rector” and must be received no later than 5 March 2021.

For further information, please contact Ieva Rācenāja, Director of RGSL: ieva.racenaja@rgsl.edu.lv  

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