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.

Degree awarded Master in International Business
Professional qualification Business Executive or Project Manager, or Human Resource Manager
Language of instruction English
Credit points/ECTS 60 ( + 80 or 90)/ 90 ( + 120 or 135)
Tuition fee  



The International Business programme received a prestigious international accreditation EPAS by EFMD (the European Foundation for Management Development). More information here 



Programme director











Iveta Ludviga, Dr. sc. administr., Assoc. Prof.
Office: +371 67600688
Mobile: +371 29244831
[email protected] 


Programme  curriculum

Core curriculum

Specialization: Business Executive

International Business Environment and Sustainability
International Business Law
Leadership and Change Management
Cultural Diplomacy and Negotiations
International Strategic Management
Financial Analysis for Decision Making
Management Systems and IT Applications
Project Management
Innovation, Knowledge Management, and Business Models
Open innovation and Knowledge Management
Research Methods for Business and Organisations
Arts for Management and Personal Development
Business Analytics
Professional Internship
Master thesis

Export Management
International Finance
International Business Operations
International Entrepreneurship
E-business and New Media
International Marketing and Communications
Specialization: Project Manager Specialization: Human Resource Manager
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
Human resource functions
Employee Strategic Resourcing and Recruitment
Labour Law
Training, Learning and Talent Management
HR processes and IT Systems Management
Organizational and Occupational Psychology
Employee relations and Employee Engagement
Coaching, Supervision, and Mentoring


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.


Application process

Admission requirements 2020/2021


RISEBA main building

Address: 3 Meža Street, Riga, LV-1048 
Telephone: + 371 67 500 265
Mob: + 371 26465351
E-mail: [email protected]