Application process

Before starting the on-line application procedure, please see the CHECKLIST below with some useful information.

STEP 1. CHOOSE THE RIGHT PROGRAMME

We are confident you will find a study programme that will fully meet your needs, goals and expectations.  
RISEBA offers 13 study programmes in English:

  1. Bachelor programme in Architecture
  2. Bachelor programme in European Business Studies
  3. Bachelor programme in Business Studies (Distance learning)  
  4. Bachelor programme in Business Psychology (Distance learning) (NEW!)
  5. Bachelor programme in New Media and Audiovisual Arts (NEW!)
  6. Master programme in Architecture
  7. Master programme in New Media and Audiovisual Arts
  8. Master programme in Public Relation Management
  9. Master programme in International Business
  10. Master programme in Big Data Analysis
  11. Joint Master programme in Health Management
  12. Master programme in Strategic Business Management (Distance learning)

13. Joint Doctoral programme in Business Management (modules and distant)

STEP 2. CHECK THAT YOU MEET THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Check that you fulfil both the general requirements for studying at RISEBA, and the special requirements for the programme/specialization you are interested in.  See entry requirements.

STEP 3. CHOOSE THE INTAKE

Winter intake 2020: from November 1st 2020 till January 17th 2020 (Start studies in February)

Summer intake 2020: from March 1st 2021 till July 15th 2021 (Start studies in September)

STEP 4. ONLINE APPLICATION

Online applications are submitted directly to RISEBA via our application platform Unimetis. Create an account, fill in the required information, upload the necessary documents. You can save your application anytime and come back to it later. You may find more information about the entry requirements and the list of the necessary documents here http://www.riseba.lv/en/node/8036
NOTE! We do overall assessment of all the complete applications that we receive. You will be notified on missing documents via application platform (if necessary). 

STEP 5. APPLICATION FEE

Invoice for the application fee will be issued via application platform. All applicants are required to pay the non-refundable application fee of 200 EUR* along with their application.

Paying application fee by bank transfer amount: 200 EUR*
Subject: application fee, name and surname of applicant, date of birth
 

SIA "Biznesa, mākslas un tehnoloģiju augstskola "RISEBA""
Registration No.:  40003090010
Bank: A/S Swedbank
Account No. LV24 HABA 0001 4080 52471
Swiftcode: HABALV22
Address: 3 Meza iela, Riga, LV-1048, Latvi

NOTE! The payer is responsible for paying all fees associated with the transfer (including possible bank commission) so that the final amount received by the university is 200 EUR*. In case application is postponed till the next intake application fee may be charged again (in separate situations).


* Price applies for the study year 2020/2021

STEP 6. ADMISSION TEST

After the on-line registration and application fee invoice payment, you will be required to pass the online English test. This test is mandatory for all Bachelor and Master level students. You will receive test link, login, password and instructions on your email. The admission test must be submitted within three working days. You will be informed about the test results within five working days.

STEP 7. DOCUMENT VERIFICATION

 Documents regarding your previous education will be transferred to Latvian Academic Information Centre for verification. 
NOTE! Document verification procedure might take up to 5 weeks. Admission process may be continued only in case AIC verification report is positive and confirms that applicant is eligible to study at RISEBA University.

STEP 8. TUITION FEE

Please find the tuition fees for foreign candidates of RISEBA University here*. 


After a student has received a positive reply regarding the admission, RISEBA University will send a copy of the learning agreement and tuition fee invoice to the student. 
EU citizens can pay tuition fee in 2 or more instalments. Non-EU citizens shall transfer the tuition fee for the first study year in a full amount. Non-EU citizens shall additionally transfer a security deposit of EUR 500 (returned after completion of studies) and post services fee of 60 EUR (included in the tuition fee invoice).


Paying tuition fee invoice by bank transfer.
Subject: tuition fee, name and surname of applicant, date of birth


SIA "Biznesa, mākslas un tehnoloģiju augstskola "RISEBA""
Registration No.:  40003090010
Bank: A/S Swedbank
Account No. LV24 HABA 0001 4080 52471
Swiftcode: HABALV22
Address: 3 Meza iela, Riga, LV-1048, Latvia


NOTE! The payer is responsible for paying all fees associated with the transfer (including possible bank commission) so that the final amount received by the university is the same that is indicated in the invoice*


* Prices applies for the study year 2020/2021
 

STEP 9. VISA AND RESIDENCE PERMIT 

If requested, invitation number for visa is send to the student’s email within 5-7 working days. 

Upon arriving to Riga student is requesting the invitation number in the international office for submitting the document for the residence permit in Latvia. Invitation number is send to the student’s email accordingly within 5-7 working days. The list of the document to apply for the Latvian residence permit is available here

Latvian residence permit is issued for the whole study period (Bachelor programmes – 4 years, Master programmes – 1,5-2 years, Doctoral programme – 3 years). It has to be prolonged annually. The document list for prolonging the residence permit is available here.

NOTE! The University will issue the invitation letter for the student only after the tuition fees invoice will be paid. In special cases visa support may also be provided to your family members. 
 

 STEP 10. ACCOMODATION 

Here you may find the Accommodation Options for RISEBA students
Please note that a place in a dormitory must be booked in advance. Students are booking a place by themselves via phone or email.

STEP 11. LATVIAN STATE SCHOLARSHIP AND DISCOUNTS 

Check if you may apply for the Latvian state scholarship. 

Eligible countries: Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Finland, France, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Peru, Poland, South Korea, Tajikistan, The People`s Republic of China, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Spain, Ukraine

Please find more information here 
http://viaa.gov.lv/eng/international_cooperation/scholarships_gov/latvian_scholarships/

Information about discounts is available here.

      Apply now!
 

 CONTACT US     

In case you have any questions and for more information feel free to contact RISEBA International office – [email protected], Ph.: +371 67500256 

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