The scholarship was established at the initiative of Sorainen Law Firm and funded by this patron. The aim of the scholarship is to support the students of the University of Latvia (UL) Faculty of Law during their studies in order to stimulate their interest in research in the chosen field of study.

The scholarship is intended for the master’s programme students at the UL Faculty of Law.

Number of scholarships: 1.

Scholarship amount: EUR 3 000 per academic year.

Scholarship Commission: Partner at Sorainen Law Firm, Sworn Advocate Rūdolfs Eņģelis (Chairman of the Scholarship commission), Office Manager at Sorainen Law Firm Elīna Bērziņa, Dean of the UL Faculty of Law Assoc. Prof. Anita Rodiņa, Executive Director of the UL Foundation Laila Kundziņa.

Research topics supported by the Scholarship of Sorainen Law Firm:

  • Improving the efficiency of the Republic of Latvia court system/process,
  • International civil procedure (with an element of the third country),
  • Intellectual property rights in the digital environment,
  • Any topic in private international law.

When applying for a scholarship, applicants must submit a study description by attaching it to the online application form. Size - up to two A4 pages.

Within a single academic year, the applicant may receive only one scholarship financed by the patrons of the University of Latvia Foundation.

Scholarship recipients

In the 2019/2020 academic year – Jānis Guoba.
In the 2018/2019 academic year – Inita Čīma.
In the 2017/2018 academic year – Ilze Ambrasa.