Study location: Latvia, Riga
Type: Undergraduate, full-time
Nominal duration: 4 years (240 ECTS)
Study language: English
Awards: Bachelor (Bachelor of Social Sciences in International Economics)
Accreditation: Study programme is accredited
The aim of the programme is to prepare highly qualified specialists who working in state, private and international institutions will have good command in issues of international economy and commercial diplomacy, will be able to take independent decisions, handle everyday tasks and cooperate with Latvian and foreign organizations, offices and enterprises.
The planned results of the programme are the ensuring of the following general and specific competences: orienting in the processes of the contemporary international economy and the ability to analyse them by using statistical, econometric and other methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis; understanding about the basic conditions of commercial diplomacy in order to participate efficiently in the activities of international trade, finance and other, including negotiations, signing of agreements, representing national or corporate interests etc.; abilities to orient in global economic environment and to take decisions in the circumstances of global competition.
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Applicants applying for undergraduate degree studies are required to have completed their secondary/high school education.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applicants must upload education documents in original language, as well as translations into English.
Diplomas and transcripts issued outside EU must be legalized with a legalization stamp or Apostille.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applicants must prove their English language knowledge. University accepts the following international language tests:
TOEFL IBT – at least score 72;
IELTS – at least score 5.5;
PTE General – at least level B2;
FCE – at least level B;
CPE – satisfactory pass;
CAE – satisfactory pass.
University can provide English language test for additional payment (97.50 EUR)
Applicants whose native language is English or previous education is obtained in English are exempt from this requirement (except citizens of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal).
Satisfactory grades in Mathematics (at least 4 in a 10 point grading system)
For citizens of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal – Skype interview which includes questions about profiling subjects and motivation
Graduates are working in the institutions of foreign affairs and economics in Latvia, as well as in the institutions of European Union and in international, state, non-governmental and private organizations, in multinational corporations, in embassies, and banks.