Business Psychology

Business Psychology


RISEBA Bachelor’s programme in Business Psychology is the first programme of this kind in Latvia and is one of the few programmes offered in Europe. Students who choose this programme will gain a comprehensive understanding of business and management combined with a profound knowledge of psychology. This unique blend will enhance students’ marketability and give them a considerable advantage as they enter the labour market.

Business Psychology programme will provide its students with the skills and knowledge to apply psychological principles to business problems in the workplace. Different career paths are open to the programme graduates – from running small and medium enterprises to starting, running and growing own companies in any business setting. Programme graduates are effective managers and responsible business people who make decisions based on financial and economic indicators and also consider the psychological aspects of specific business functions and processes.


Degree awarded

Bachelor of Science in Business Management




Until 2027


Study language


Latvian (full-time, part-time, distance) and English (distance)




120 CP / 180 ETC


Tuition fee per year


3620 EUR (for citizens of EU, EEA, CIS countries, Georgia, Ukraine)

3800 EUR (other countries)


Programme length 


3,5 years


Programme director

Valerijs Dombrovskis

Mg.psych. Valerijs Dombrovskis
Phone: +371 27003584, e-mail: [email protected]

Programme curriculum*


Personal Growth and Team Building

Cross Cultural Communication and Psychology


Information literacy


General Psychology

Presentation Skills

Business English – Cambridge I

Business English – Cambridge II

Civil defence

Social Psychology

Introduction to Business Psychology Research

Human Resource Management

Personal Growth and Career Development

Organisational Psychology

Business Coaching

Corporative Social Responsibility and Ethics

Course Paper in Business Psychology I


Social and applied ecology

Business Laws and Regulations

Stress and burnout management

Pathopsychology in Organisation 1

Management Psychology

Consumer Behavior

Political Psychology

Business English – Cambridge III

Business English – Cambridge IV


Management and Mediation of Conflicts in Organisation



Pathopsychology in Organisation 2

Personality Research Methods in Organisation

Scientific Research and Data Processing Methods I

Course Paper in Business Psychology 2
YEAR 3  

Financial Management

Innovation Management

International Business

Psychological Aspects of Group Management

Strategic Management

International Marketing

Political psychology

Free choice course (elective)

Free choice course (elective)

Free choice course (elective)

Basics of Project Management

Organisation consulting

Positive Psychology

Business psychology

Scientific Research and Data Processing Methods 2

Bachelor thesis

*RISEBA has rights to make adjustments up to 20% of the programme content.

Study methods

Lecturers with extensive practical experience, international learning environment. The diversity of approaches and teaching methods and personalized approach to every student.

Self assessment reports of the Bachelor study programme "Business Psychology"





2018./19. LV

2018./19. ENG

2019./20. LV

2019./20. ENG 

Click here and see application requirements for international students 


Entrance examination

Entrance examination

Date Time Place Audience



19.07.2022 18:00 PM Meža street 3 218. audience


International opportunities

Erasmus+ study mobility

* Any full-time student of the Bachelor's programme in Business Psychology 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!


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