Doctoral programme


If you want to apply for doctoral programme "Business Management", you need to apply here and send copies of your documents to [email protected].

It is possible to apply for doctoral studies in Latvian until December of 2019.

More information about the programme

Useful information

More information about the programme
Study schedule, 1st-year students 2019/2020
List of courses
Evaluation report
Programme accreditation

Application documents 

To apply for studies you will need the following documents:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma and Master’s Degree Diploma + transcript of records from previous studies (these documents should be translated into English or Russian and the translation should be notary attested)
  • ID or passport copy
  • Proof of English skills: IELTS 6.5+ or equivalent (required to apply for studies in English)  
  • A report on the theme of a promotional thesis (up to 10 pages)
  • List and copies of research publications if applicable
  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Registration payment - 200.00 EUR 
  • 2 identical photographs (3x4 cm)

If you have a foreign qualification and you want to continue studies in Latvia, you should submit to the Academic Information Centre (AIC) the originals or certified copies of your educational document and diploma supplement (transcript of records). AIC evaluates the level of your qualification compared to the Latvian educational system and issues its statement. See also here


If you want to apply for doctoral programme Business Managment, you need to send document copies of your documents and application form to [email protected]. After that, you will receive a response to your application.

It is possible to apply for doctoral studies in Latvian until December of 2019.

You could send your application for doctoral studies in English all over the year. In case your application is accepted we try to find out the most appropriate way for starting the doctoral studies. It is possible to start your studies from the second or even the third module of the first study year and join the missing modules with the next year students.


Dear students and those who have applied! Please take note that Doctoral Programme has its own bank account. All payments that concern doctoral studies was be made to  AS “Swedbank”, account No. LV03HABA0551024208544!

SIA "Biznesa, mākslas un tehnoloģiju augstskola "RISEBA""
United registration No.
Account: LV03HABA0551024208544
Legal address: Rīga, Meza street 3, LV-1048