International Finance



The programme provides knowledge on finance and banking, as well as the nowadays’ changing environment of economy and business. The programme is intended to provide general knowledge on international environment by offering study courses of International Strategic Management, International Project Management, Information Technologies and Risks, Leadership, Innovation and Creativity, Cultural Negotiations, Business Meets Arts, etc. Specialised courses in Finance include on Management Accounting and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Econometrics, Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning. The courses are designed to prepare the students for the CFA exam requirements.

Degree awarded


Professional Postgraduate Degree in International Finance / "Financial Analyst"



Until 2027




60 or 80 CP / 90 or 120 ECTS


Study form


Full time studies




Latvian or English


Tuition fee per year


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

5800 EUR (other countries)


Study length


1,5 year or 2 years


Programme director

Ivita Faituša

Dr. oec. Ivita Faitusa
Phone: +371 25618092; e-mail: [email protected]

Programme curriculum

Business Management and Organization Finance, Accounting, Audit

Financial Risk Management (2 CP, 3 ECTS)

Business Competitiveness and Strategic Management in International Environment (2 CP, 3 ECTS)

Project Management and Financing (2CP, 3 ECTS)

Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Ecology (1 CP, 1,5 ECTS)


Civil protection (must be acquired in addition to the program, if such a study course has not been in the bachelor's program)

Corporative Finance (3 CP, 4,5 ECTS)

Financial Markets and Institutions (2 CP, 3 ECTS)

The Role of Compliance in Today's Financial World (2 CP, 3 ECTS)

International Standards on Auditing and Financial Reporting and Audit (3 CP, 4,5 ECTS)

International Tax Policy (2 CP, 3 ECTS)

Financial Management and Management Accounting (4 CP, 6 ECTS)

Risk Capital and Start-Up Development and Finance (2 CP, 3 ECTS)

Financial Evaluation and Strategy: Investments (4 CP, 6 ECTS)

Scientific Work


Data visualization methods (2 CP, 3 ECTS)

Research Methodology (1 CP, 1,5 ECTS)

Forecasting Methods (2 CP, 3 ECTS)

Internship 1 (6 CP)

Internship 2 for 80 CP program (20 CP, 30 ECTS)

Master's Thesis (20 CP, 30 ECTS)


Double degree opportunities with KEDGE Business School – an opportunity to spend one semester in France and obtain two diplomas. An extensive range of international exchange programmes with international partner institutions. Strong partnerships with industry professionals. International study environment, cross-cultural experience. Individual approach, modern teaching and active learning methods. A possibility to participate in international projects and conferences, produce scientific publications under the supervision of RISEBA academics. 

Self assessment of the programme



Click here and see application requirements for international students


International opportunities

Erasmus+ study mobility

* Any full-time student of the Master's programme in International Finance 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 Finance 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 Public Relations and Advertising Management programme can apply for a double degree at our partner university KEDGE Business School (France).

Find out more about double degree and application here!


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