Business Studies

"RISEBA University College means individual approach to every student, professionalism of the academic staff and theoretical knowledge of a high practical value."

Andrejs Petrovs
Sales Director, SIA “Kreiss”
Graduate of 2010


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The programme is intended for individuals with secondary education and provides knowledge and skills necessary for successful business career and entrepreneurship in Latvia and abroad. The programme aim is to ensure the education of business managers, further development of communication culture and creative personality of the students. Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates can work as a business manager or business unit managers.

Professional Degree Awarded: Bachelor in  Business Studies (programme accreditation)
Qualification awarded: Business Manager
Specialisations:  Business Management, Logistics, Marketing, Business Management in Digital Environment
Language of instruction: Latvian or English
Form of study: Full time day or evening studies; Distance learning studies
International opportunities: one semester studies abroad (ERASMUS Programme); Double Degree opportunity (Degree from RISEBA and  a partner university)

Admission requirements:

Centralized examinations in Latvian language and a foreign language

Credit points: 160
ECTS: 240
EKI: 6



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Programme director:
Aleksandrs Skvorcovs
Ph.: +371 25619521
E - mail: [email protected]


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Why RISEBA, why Business Studies?

  • An international environment, international courses, international opportunities
  • individual approach to every student
  • studying one year in the partner university you have the opportunity to receive two degrees - no extra charge
  • a flexible study schedule and a flexible payment schedule
  • a wide range of discounts

Programme curriculum*

Year 1 Year 2
Contract Law
Study Skills Development
Applied Mathematics
Business Communications in English 1
Information Technologies 1
Fundamentals of Accounting
Financial and Taxation System
Placement and Course Paper in Economics
Social Psychology
Financial Accounting
Human Resource Management
Business Communications in English 2
Information Technologies 2
Commercial Law
Quantitative Methods in Business
Financial Management 1
Operations Management
Marketing Research
Placement and Course Paper in Marketing
Year 3 Year 4
Managerial Accounting
Role of Banks in Business
International Commercial Law
International Marketing
World Economics
Business Ethics
Innovation Management
Financial Management 2
Data Bases
European Union Law
Elective Course
International Finance and Financial Markets
Strategic Management
Placement and Course Paper in Entrepreneurship

Labour Law and Work Safety
Leadership and Organisational Behaviour
International Business
Research Methodology
Project Management
Elective Course
Business Simulation "INTOPIA™"
Research Placement
Bachelor Thesis

* RISEBA reserve rights to make adjustments up to 20 % of programme content

Programme description 2017/2018

Form of study, course duration and tuition fee 

Form of study Duration Language Fee per 2019/2020 year, EUR (for EU citizens) Fee per 2019/2020 year, EUR (for non-EU citizens)
Full-time studies 4 years Latvian 2160 EUR per year -
Part-time studies 4.5 years Latvian 1920 EUR per year -
Distance learning 4.5 years Latvian 1650 EUR per year -
Distance learning 4.5 years English 2500 EUR per year 2750 EUR per year*

* Citizens of Latvia and permanent residents can receive 10% discount - one study year will cost 2250 EUR.

RISEBA funded places (scholarships) are available.