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About Study Course

Department: Faculty of Law
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Juris Zīvarts
Study type:Part time, Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Person and Property Defence
Branch of science:Law; Theory and History of Rights


To develop understanding on the principles of constitutional law, sources, institutions, norms and constitutional system.

1. Acquaint the student with constitutional law as an area of public law;
2. Provide understanding on the requirements for enforcement of state power.


Required prerequisite: acquisition of the study course “Legal Theory”

Learning outcomes


Students acquire knowledge on the constitutional law of Latvia, its principles, norms, institutions and sources, and also knowledge on the constitutional laws relationship, acquaint with the subjects of this relationship, the composition and operations of Latvia’s constitutional structure and the constitutional law science.


Able to analyse and has competence in constitutional law, distinguishes between the principal concepts, able to apply the acquired theoretical knowledge in solving legal cases and in the analysis of normative enactments.


Able to understand the application and importance of constitutional law, is competent in constitutional law substantive and procedural norms.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
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