|Type of study programme||Doctoral studies|
|Degree||Doctor of Economics (Dr. oec.)|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 13-Jun-2019|
|Duration||4 years (full-time), 4 years and 10 months (part-time)|
|Credit points||160 (ECTS: 240)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||During studies international students join groups of local students that follow the study program in English; international students may study in English according to an individual plan.|
|Fees||3000 EUR per year (2017/18)|
|Study programme description||Doctor's degree study programme in the field of business administration, which is awarded by the degree of Doctor of Economics (Dr. oec.) provides for further acquisition of theoretical knowledge and research skills preparing the students for independent research activities. The structure and content of the doctor's degree study programme promotes the acquisition of scientific knowledge, extended skills and competencies to be applied in scientific research.
The program covers a wide range of economics and management courses: business administration, economics of firms, finance management, information systems management, marketing, methodology and researcher methods etc.
|Study programme link||isma.lv/en/for-applicants/study-programs/doctoral|
|Requirements||Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Management, or Education Management, or professional Master’s Degree in Business Administration, or Master’s Degree in other fields of science if their working experience in the field of entrepreneurship management is not shorter than two years.|
ISMA is a higher educational establishment, which is well known both in Latvia and abroad. It has been accredited by Latvian Ministry of Education and Science. Through its adherence to the Lisbon Convention for the mutual diploma recognition, ISMA's Diploma is recognized internationally.
Today ISMA is a dynamically developing higher educational establishment with new educational programs, numerous international scientific and industrial, ties and the classrooms equipped with modern technological devices. However, the main pride of the institute is a creative and friendly group of scientists, lecturers and students.
Population in the city of Riga: 639 600
Total number of students: 1354 (2016/17)
Number of International students: 437 (2016/17)
Number of academic staff: 47 (2016/17)
Accommodation possibilities: Renovated student residence right in front of the institute or private arrangements in selected hotels. Rates star from 100 EUR per month.