Unique opportunity to study in China for free!

RISEBA University announces the launch of a competition to win a Master’s studies scholarship in Hangzhou (China).

Last-year’s RISEBA students and those who graduate before 20 April this year may apply for the Master’s study programme “Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Global Leadership” (PIEGL), offered by the School of Management, Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China). The winners of the competition will receive a scholarship covering all costs related to admission, studies, accommodation and medical insurance.

The 30 students who win a scholarship will start their 2-year Master’s study programme “Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Global Leadership” in September 2018 (contents, terms, admission procedure and other important information may be viewed here).

About the project:

In March 2017, five highly-rated universities – The School of Management at Zhejiang University (China), IEDC-Bled School of Management (Slovenia), Kozminski University (Poland), Almaty Management University (Kazakhstan) and RISEBA University of Business, Art and Technology (Latvia) – came to an agreement regarding the introduction of the joint Master’s study programme “Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Global Leadership” (PIEGL). The programme, taught by the best teachers from around the world, is made be available only to the students of the partnering universities residing in the city of Hangzhou – one of the most innovative and developed places of business in China.

On 2017/2018 study year, 32 students from 23 countries started their studies in PIEGL programme, among them two graduates from RISEBA University – Ervins Gorelovs and Gatis Balodis.

How to apply:

  • All applicants must send their letters of interest and CVs by 20 April 2018 at 23:55 to the email address: [email protected]
  • The first selection round will take place between 20 April and 15 May to which the selected applicants will be invited by informing them in advance in person.
  • Important! The applicant must be a graduate or a final-year student at RISEBA University.

More about programme and university: here.


The campus is going to hold an event of ‘’Virtual Open Day“ on 17 March 2018, in order to promote the International campus and help more students and parents outsiders to know the PIEGL program. All institutes of International Campus will participate the event, including ZJUI, ZJE, PIGEL, PME and MCS.

 An online meeting with staff and opportunities to join the live chat session to ask questions. Here is the link to sign up: