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.



RISEBA is first HEI in the Baltics that has two programmes EFMD programme accredited (previously known as EPAS programme accreditation. Accreditation has been given for maximum of 5 years.

International students also have an opportunity to study Latvian language and Culture, as well as the Russian language.  The language competencies are approved by international certification bodies like Cambridge Examination Centre, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Paris Chamber of Commerce. 


Study direction

Management, Administration and Real Estate Management

Degree awarded


Professional Bachelor degree in European Business and Qualification of Business Executive  



Until December 31st, 2021




160 CP / 250 ETC


Study form


Full time day studies






Tuition fee per year


4080 EUR (for citizens of EU, EEA, CIS countries, Georgia, Ukraine)

4800 EUR (other countries)


Programme length


4 years


Programme director


Dr. oec., prof. Irina Sennikova
Phone: +371 29416375; e-mail:

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

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, 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


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