European Business Studies





The programme prepares international business managers and potential leaders capable of working in international environment. Based in Latvia it ensures understanding of both, local and European-level business activity and provides a holistic view on modern business management practice. Being taught in English the programme equips students with the knowledge of at least two other European languages – French and Spanish. With strong international focus, the programme attracts high number of international students ensuring diverse international learning environment. The programme is EFMD Bachelor accredited which internationally recognises high academic quality and practical approach to study courses.



Professional Bachelor degree in European Business and Qualification of Business Manager



Until 2027


Credit Points / ECTS


160 CP / 240 ECTS


Study form


Full-time day studies




English as a language of instruction;
French as mandatory second foreign language;
Spanish, Latvian and Russian – optional.


Tuition fee per year


5100 EUR (for citizens of EU, EEA, CIS countries, Georgia, Ukraine)

6000 EUR (other countries)


Programme duration


4 years


Programme director

 Inese Kukle








Inese Kukle
Phone: +371 25704982; Email: [email protected]

Study methods

Highly professional academic personnel, practically oriented study courses, excellent technical facilities, cooperation and joint projects with leading creative HEIs. Modern business fit syllabus – ensures, excellent employment prospects in Latvia and abroad. High-calibre local and international teaching staff.

Programme study courses

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Personal Development, Presentation and Study Skills Personal Development - Employability Skills Personal Development – People Management
Microeconomics European Political and Economic Development Human Resource Management
Macroeconomics Introduction to Law Operations Management
Fundamentals of Management Company and International Business Law Sales Management
Principles of Marketing Managerial Economics Strategic Management
Principles of Advertising and Graphic Design Quantitative Methods/ Statistics 2 Strategic Brand Management
Business Psychology Financial Accounting 1 Logistics
Quantitative methods: Applied Mathematics 1 Financial Accounting 2 Digital and Social Networks Marketing
Quantitative methods: Applied Mathematics 2 Cognitive Psychology International Marketing

Quantitative Methods: Statistics I

Marketing Research Management Accounting
Information Technologies Website Building and Analytic Tools Investments and Financial Markets
Social and Applied Ecology Innovation and Creativity in Business Corporate Finance
Civil Protection Management of Cross-cultural Interaction Entrepreneurship and Start-up Acceleration
Business English Business English - BEC Exam (Cambridge advanced) Academic writing
General French General French

EU Language (French, Spanish, Latvian)

Course Paper in Economics Business Research Methods Non-EU language (Russian, Chinese)
  Course Paper in Marketing Research Course Paper in Management
  Internship    Elective courses


Year 4
Personal Development – Professional Growth
Financial Management and Risks
International banking and Financial Markets
Project Management
Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning
Quantitative methods by using SPSS
Business Negotiations
Corporate and Public Relations Management
Ethics and Social Responsibility
Business Simulation
Research Methodology and Design
Bachelor thesis


Career opportunities

Having deep knowledge of business, international work experience and being fluent in a variety of languages make graduates highly employable both, in Latvia and abroad. Programme graduates work globally in managerial and leading positions in international companies, banks, consulting and auditing firms in the areas of finance, marketing management, sales, project and human resource management, etc., as well as establish their own businesses.

Self assessment reports of the Bachelor study programme European Business Studies 




2018./19. LV

2018./19. ENG

2019./20. LV

2019./20. ENG

Click here and see application requirements for international students


Opportunities for Master’s studies 

All business related programmes, i.e.:

  •   International Business
  •   International Finance 
  •   Strategic Business Management 
  •   Project Management
  •   Human Resource Management
  •   Health Management
  •   Sport Management

International opportunities

Mandatory international internship; Double degree opportunities with KEDGE Business School (France), OTH Regensburg (Germany), Wurzburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany), Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences (Finland); Exchange opportunities within Erasmus+ exchange programme with more than 130 global academic partners; International Language certification.

Find out more about Erasmus+ and apply here!

Find out more about double degree and application here!


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