CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

This is an introductory course to legal research methodology. It focuses on conceptualizing and executing both doctrinal and empirical legal research projects. The course will examine both qualitative and quantitative toolsets. It will guide students through the process of writing academic research papers (e.g. starting from the choice of topic, and formulation of a research question, and ending with writing a conclusion). As such, it aims to develop a sophisticated and rigorous sense of how to create scholarly research in law.  

As the lectures and seminars are combined, there will be practical exercises at each class. Students are expected to be active.


CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

This is an introductory course to legal research methodology. It focuses on conceptualizing and executing both doctrinal and empirical legal research projects. The course will examine both qualitative and quantitative toolsets. It will guide students through the process of writing academic research papers (e.g. starting from the choice of topic, and formulation of a research question, and ending with writing a conclusion). As such, it aims to develop a sophisticated and rigorous sense of how to create scholarly research in law.  

As the lectures and seminars are combined, there will be practical exercises at each class. Students are expected to be active.

CREDITS 4 (LV) 6 (ECTS)
This course will provide an occasion for students to undertake independent research, which is based on the separate course in research methods, as well as on the substance of law taught during the first year. Guidance on the selection of topics will be provided by lectures that are placed well in advance of the period for writing research papers.

CREDITS 4 (LV) 6 (ECTS) - 60 Contact Hours

This course will provide an occasion for students to undertake further independent research, which is based  on the substance of law and business taught during the first and second years.

CREDITS 4 (LV) 6 (ECTS) - 60 Contact Hours

CREDITS 10 (LV) 15 (ECTS)

CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

The advanced research methods course supplements the content of the research methods course (taken during the Y1). This course provides the relevant theoretical knowledge and also practical elements that will aid the students in conducting independent research. One of the main aims of the course is to prepare students for writing a bachelor thesis.

As the lectures and seminars are combined, there will be practical exercises at each class. Students are expected to be active.

CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

Course on the Research Methods provides an introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. Structured in two parts, the first covering the nature of knowledge and the reasons for research, and the second the specific methods used to carry out effective research.