|Type of study programme||Bachelor studies|
|Degree||Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2020|
|Duration||3 years (full-time)|
|Credit points||120 (ECTS: 180)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||During studies international students join groups of local students that follow the program in Latvian and study according to an individual plan in English.|
|Fees||Full-time: 1780 EUR per year (EU citizens); 2700 EUR per year (other countries) (2019/20)|
|Study programme description||The aim of the study programme is to train specialists, whose knowledge and skills will allow them to make decisions, plan and coordinate eco+ic processes. The study programme prepares specialists who are well prepared and competent to carry out analytical and organisational activities in the field of economy in modern conditions at both on the microeconomic and macroeconomic levels and in various sectors of the economy, as well as being able to implement the various economic functions.
Studies are organised in the form of lectures, seminars, project work, discussion groups, presentations, internships, industrial visits, interaction with experts from the industry. Main study courses offered include Microeconomics, Economy of EU and Latvia, Labour Safety, Civil Defence and Environment Protection, Macroeconomics. Students in this programme acquire skills to use theoretical knowledge for formulating particular tasks and solving problems in economics.
The graduates of this programme are usually employed in many areas of government and business organisations where the obtained economist’s education also provides professional career growth and have the background for an executive or administrative career.
|Study programme link||www.tsi.lv/en/content/bachelor-social-sciences-economics
Transport and Telecommunication Institute is the largest university-type accredited non-state technical higher educational establishment in Latvia. Main academic activities: higher education, training courses, vocational training.
Main research activities: optimization and modelling of transport systems, logistics, navigation satellite systems, air traffic control systems, telecommunication, transport telematics, applications of information technologies, business re-engineering.
The Transport and Telecommunication Institute carries out research and scientific projects. The Institute participates in the projects of the European Research Framework Programmes.
Population in the city of Riga: 637 971
Total number of students: 2886 (2018/19)
Number of International students: 661 (2018/19)
Number of academic staff: 60 (2018/19)