"I chose the RISEBA ‘Business in the Digital Environment’ undergraduate programme because I work in the IT field and, in addition to my IT knowledge, I was looking to acquire knowledge in the field of business. I believe that I made the right choice, because the knowledge that I have gained during this course is of practical value and helps me to better understand how technology can be used in order to successfully manage a business."



This programme is intended for people who are interested in the fields of business and IT. Upon the successful completion of this programme, graduates can work as managers of their company or as unit managers in the fields of IT and digital marketing, as well as in other modern technology sectors.

Professional degree awarded: Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (programme accreditation)
Qualification awarded: Electronic Commerce Specialist
The language of instruction: Latvian or Russian
A form of study: Full-time day studies; Distance learning studies
International opportunities: one semester studies abroad (ERASMUS Programme)
Credit points: 160
ECTS: 240
EKI: 6

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Benefits of the programme

  • provides students not only with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in business management and IT, but also with knowledge on the interaction between the two fields
  • upon the successful completion of this programme, graduates can work both in the field of business and IT
  • a highly demanded qualification both in the Latvian and the European labour markets
  • the study process is organised in a technologically modern environment
  • already in the first year of the programme, students will create an actual online project that will then be developed in the following years of studies
  • students have access to free Microsoft products
  • students have the possibility to participate in the university’s and its partners’ projects
  • several subjects are taught in English
  • students have the possibility to study in a foreign university for one term
  • a flexible study and payment schedule

Programme content*

Year 1 Year 2
Fundamentals of E-Commerce
Web Programming Basics 1
Social and Applied Ecology
Business Communication 
in English 1
Applied Office Software
Higher  Mathematics
Website Design
Business Communication 
in English 2
Civil Protection
Data Structure and Algorithms
Web Programming Basics 2
Presentation Skills
Internship in Web Programming
Course Paper on Web Programming

Business Management
Web Content Management Systems
Social Psychology
Personnel Management
Foreign Language (Russian, French, Spanish)
Business Law
Business Communication 
in English 3
Business Data Processing Technology
Business Communication 
in English 4
Mathematical Data Processing Methods
Quantitative Methods in Business
Marketing Research
Online Marketing Methods
Internship in Online Marketing
Course Paper on Online Marketing
Social Network Marketing

Year 3 Year 4
Internet Technologies
The Role of Banks in Business
Computer Operating Systems & Data Security Solutions
Research Methodology
Multimedia Technologies
Strategic Management
International Business
Business Process Modelling
Manufacturing and Service Delivery Process Management
Basics of Project Management
Network Databases
Intellectual Property Protection
Working  with Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP)
Information Systems in Business
Computer Graphics and Graphics Packages
Mobile Application Development
Internship in Network Databases / Mobile Application Development
Course Paper on Network Databases / Mobile Application Development


Business Simulation Game INTOPIA™
Electronic Document Management Systems 
Basics of Design
Ethical and Social Responsibility 
Innovation Management
The Art of Sales
E-Commerce and Payment Systems

Final Internship (E-Product Development)
Qualification Exam + Bachelor’s Thesis

*RISEBA reserves the right to adjust up to 20 % of the programme content and number of courses.

Programme description  2017/2018

Admission requirements

The candidates’ results in the centralised examinations in Latvian or Russian as well as general score of the certificate are assessed during the admission process.
For more information about the admission process, please visit the Admissions section of our website.

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Programme director:
Aleksandrs Skvorcovs
Ph.: +371 25619521
E - mail: [email protected]

A form of study, course duration, and tuition fee

Form of study Duration Language Fee per 2019/2020 year, EUR (for EU citizens)  
Full-time studies 4 Latvian 2430 EUR per year  
Distance learning 4.5 years Latvian 2160 EUR per year  
Distance learning 4.5 years Latvian 2000 EUR per year