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. Read more here

Study direction
Management, Administration and Real Estate Management
Degree awarded Master in International Business
Professional qualification Business Executive or Project Manager  
Study form Full time day studies
Language  English
Credit points/ECTS 60 or 80 KP / 90 or 120 ECTS
Tuition fee per year

4559 EUR (for citizens of EU, EEA, CIS countries, Georgia, Ukraine)

4700 EUR (other countries)

Programme length 1,5 / 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. More information here

The accreditaion process of the study field is currently underway. At the end of this process a new accreditation term will take effect. 

Programme director










Iveta Ludviga, Dr. sc. administr., Professor
Office: +371 67600688
Mobile: +371 29244831 

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 fours specialisation options)  
Specialization: Business Executive Specialization: Project Manager
Specialization: Business Executive
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
Specialization: Human Resource Manager Specialisation: International Finance
Human resource functions
Labour Law
Organizational and Occupational Psychology
Coaching, Supervision, and Mentoring
Organisational Design
Corporate Finance and Managing for Value Creation
Management Accounting
International Finance and Investments
Portfolio Management and Analysis
Financial Market Analysis and Wealth Planning
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 organization`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 reports of the Postgraduate study programme “International Business”





2018./19. LV

2018./19. ENG

2019./20. LV

2019./20. ENG

Application process

Admission requirements 2020/2021

RISEBA main building:

Address: 3 Meža Street, Riga, LV-1048 
Telephone: + 371 67 500 265
Mob: + 371 26465351