Bachelor of European Business


Program Description

Bachelor of European Business


The Programme European Business Studies at RISEBA, the pioneer in the Baltics, was designed in response to extensive globalization trends and Latvia integration in Europe. Boosting the gateway to international careers for young managers RISEBA takes a special pride in EBS graduates’ unrivaled network continuously advancing in their ambitious careers and reaching corporate top positions in an array of leading companies locally and abroad.

With its strong international insight, the EBS programme challenges students from the first day of studies exposing them to an overwhelmingly international setting. Studies entirely in English, mixed groups of local and overseas students, international projects, events, and competitions create an ideal inter-cultural, highly motivating and competitive learning environment. Fundamental business backgrounds enhanced by the fascinating linguistic opportunities to learn Latvian, Russian, English, French and even Spanish create an added value to ensure EBS students’ success in exchange programmes internships abroad, international research projects.

European Business Studies is among the best Bachelor programmes, awarded from EFMD (The Management Development Network) with EPAS accreditation.

RISEBA became the first and only Baltic Higher Education Institution, that received the second prestigious EPAS accreditation of European Foundation for Management (EFMD). This accreditation has been awarded for three years to the professional undergraduate programme „European Business” and professional postgraduate programme "International Business".

  • Professional degree awarded: Bachelor of European Business
  • Qualification awarded: Business Executive
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Form of study: Full-time studies

Programme in brief

EBS Programme Comprehensive and up-to-date syllabus rears high caliber specialists possessing a sound expertise and technical knowledge of management disciplines, combined with practical managerial skills and experience. Students will develop a set of transferable skills and insights into the key business areas, such as Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Law, Leadership, and Cross-cultural Communications, with the focus on the European market. It is the variety and highly integrative nature of the EBS programme that instills the spirit of diligence, ambition and strives to benefit students in their lifetime.

Key Programme Strengths

  • Excellent reputation in the industry
  • Highly professional academic personnel
  • Practically oriented study courses
  • Excellent technical facilities
  • Cooperation and joint projects with leading creative HEIs
  • Powerful and extensive alumni network

International Qualifications

The degree is enhanced by the internationally recognized qualifications from the London Chamber of Industry and Commerce (LCCI) and the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris (CCIP). Prestigious international diplomas, CI and C2 professional qualifications obtained during their studies ensure EBS students’ strong competitive advantage, guaranteed further international education and employability, recognition and fast career growth.

International opportunities: intensive language training in France; Internship abroad; one semester studies abroad (ERASMUS Programme); Double Degree opportunity (degree from RISEBA and a partner university); international qualifications from London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI); participation in International Projects.

Career prospects

The international experience in both work and study, together with language and cultural competencies, takes EBS graduates to highly valued positions in the corporate world. EBS graduates are successful in developing careers in various roles, from market research to financial analysis and management, to consulting at the top level in Europe and beyond. Some graduates choose to continue their studies locally in the International Business Master’s Programme, while others successfully continue in Europe or become entrepreneurs.

EBS graduates are currently working with global brands such as Ernst&Young, Tefen, CYTEC, airBaltic, Rietumu Bank, and others.

Admission requirements

  • Centralized examinations in Latvian language and English language (for Latvia nationals only).
  • English language level A, B or C is required; applicants with English language level D or lower must pass English language examination at RISEBA* or IELTS, or TOEFL certificate.
  • English language examination at RISEBA or IELTS, or TOEFL certificate (for all applicants).
  • Bachelor degree from RISEBA qualifies you for Postgraduate studies at the best European Universities.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 8, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
4 years
Full time
3,750 EUR
- Fee per 2016/2017 year, EUR (for non-EU citizens); 3400 EUR - Fee per 2016/2017 year, EUR (for non-EU citizens)
Latvia - Riga
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Latvia - Riga
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