International Business



RISEBA Master programme in International Business offers ideal opportunities for ambitious candidates with an international leader’s mindset who are ready to pursue and seize the challenges of the global business environment.
Programme offers possibility to earn Double Degree: to receive two Master Diplmas – form RISEBA and Partner University form France or Germany.
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Degree awarded


Master in International Business

Professional qualification


Organisation Manager  



Until 2027


Study form


Full time evening studies








60 or 80 CP / 90 or 120 ECTS


Tuition fee per year


5620 EUR (for citizens of EU, EEA, CIS countries, Georgia, Ukraine)

5800 EUR (other countries)


Programme length


1,5 or 2 years




RISEBA is first HEI in the Baltics that has two programmes EFMD programme accredited (previously known as EPAS programme accreditation. Accreditation has been given for maximum of 5 years. 


Programme director











Dr. sc. administr., prof. Iveta Ludviga
Phone: +371 67600688; +371 29244831; e
-mail: [email protected]

Programme curriculum

Module 1: International Business Environment Module 2: Management and analytics
International Business Environment and Sustainability
Leadership and Change Management
Cultural Diplomacy and Negotiations
International Strategic Management
International Business Law
Financial Analysis for Decision Making
Project Management
Innovation, Knowledge Management, and Business Models
Open innovation and Knowledge Management
Research Methods for Business and Organisations
Business Analytics
Management Systems and IT Applications
Arts for Management and Personal Development
Risk Management
Module 3: Professional specialisation (you can choose from four specialisation options)  
Specialisation: Business Executive Specialisation: Project Manager
Export Management
International Business Operations
Organisational design
E-business and New Media
International Marketing and Communications
Strategic Brand Management
Project Design and Communication Management
HRM and Project Change Management
Project Risk and Quality Management
Contemporary Tools and Approaches to PM
Programme and Project Portfolio Management
Specialisation: Human Resource Manager  
Human resource functions
Labour Law
Organisational and Occupational Psychology
Coaching, Supervision, and Mentoring
Organisational Design
Module 4: Internships and Master Thesis  
Professional Internship
Master Thesis

Study methods

Aimed to provide a solid academic foundation and professional competence the programme develops students’ ability to successfully operate in the international environment, set up and lead own businesses, expand internationally, manage organisation's human resources or projects, or finance. 

This programme is primarily focused on developing students' abilities to apply creative approaches, solve sophisticated problems, identify competitive opportunities and generate diligent decisions, thus enabling the students to persevere, advance and breakthrough in the fast-changing and unpredictable global business environment.

Enhanced by the combination of RISEBA academic, research and technical resources and it's international partner institutions the programme in International Business invariably accelerates a new synergy, ensures students’ successful participation in numerous international projects, exchange and double degree programmes.

Self assessment of the programme "International Business"





2018./19. LV

2018./19. ENG

2019./20. LV

2019./20. ENG

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International opportunities

Erasmus+ study mobility

* Any full-time student of the Master's programme in International Business who has completed at least one year of study can go to the Erasmus+ exchange programme.

* A student can go to study for 1 or 2 semesters at one of the RISEBA partner universities. The duration of study mobility is 2-12 months.

* The student does not have to pay for the period spent in the study and practice exchange programme abroad, the tuition fee is covered by the partner university, but the student continues to pay the RISEBA tuition fee. For the period spent abroad during the mobility, the student is awarded an Erasmus+ scholarship to cover transport and accommodation costs.

* Erasmus+ Internship Mobility means that a student can do an internship in one of the companies they are interested in in one of the Erasmus+ programme countries. The student receives an Erasmus+ scholarship for this internship period. The duration of the internship mobility is 2-12 months.


Find out more about Erasmus+ and apply here!


Double degree exchange programme

Students in the International Business programme have the opportunity to participate in a double degree exchange programme. A student can spend 1 semester or a year at a partner university (depending on the programme and the partner university), develop and defend a master's thesis and receive a degree from a partner university. When the student returns to Latvia, he will defend his master's thesis at RISEBA and will also receive a degree in Latvia. A student will receive an Erasmus+ scholarship to attend a double degree exchange programme.

Students in the International Business Management programme can apply for a double degree at our partner universities:

Find out more about double degree and application here!


RISEBA main campus: Meža str. 3, Riga, LV-1048, tel. +371 67500265, [email protected]