University of  Latvia is an exchange destination for bachelor and master students of Utrecht University School of Law.

student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I: August  – January
Semester II: February – June

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Areas of study open to exchange students

Example courses Spring 2019:

European Union Law 6 ects
International Public Law 6 ects
International Civil Procedure in the EU Context 4,5 ects
International Human Rights Standards in the Baltic States 3 ects
International Media Law 3 ects
EU Motor Insurance Law 3 ects
International (European) Labour Law 3 ects
Legal Method 3 ects
International Environmental Law 3 ects
Basics of Applying Criminal Law 3 ects

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

The safest option is at the outset to stay at the dormitories of your university or in the absence of such - to follow the recommendations of the university.

Check also this compass for living in Latvia!

Estimated living costs per month

The cost of studying in Riga, are cheaper in comparison to the Netherlands. The approximate costs per month are €400. 



Number of places available

2 places per year


On the first day of semester

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More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.