|Type of study programme||Bachelor degree|
|Degree||Bachelor of Social Sciences in Management|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2020|
|Duration||Full-time studies – 3 years (6 terms)|
|Credit points||120 (ECTS: 180)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students join either groups of local students that acquire the study program in English or groups formed for international students. International students are offered a Latvian language course (4,5 ECTS) in the framework of the study program.|
|Fees||1750 EUR (EU) or 3040 EUR (non-EU), or 2100 EUR (CIS countries) per year (2020/21)|
|Study programme description||The Bachelor study programme focuses on the rapidly changing global economic environment and the opportunities for entrepreneurial activity.
Studies are organised in the form of lectures, seminars, project works and discussion groups.
By combining theory, practice and continuous assessments students discover how to succeed, either as a professional decision-maker or as an entrepreneur in the business world. Students learn the entire process of starting a business including finding a profitable idea, gathering funding and resources, developing a plan, starting the business and managing the business thereafter. The course provides students with the means to identify socially economic process difficulties and the knowledge to create solutions through stimulating their analytical abilities and scientific research skills.
Graduates are qualified to work as managers and economists in state offices and institutions, banks and private businesses. Graduates will also be able to start their own business.
|Study programme link||fsd.rtu.lv/riga-technical-university-rtu/bachelors-studies/entrepreneurship-and-management-bachelors/
|Requirements||• Secondary (High) School Graduation Certificate with good results, particularly in mathematics and/or physics
• Entrance examination in Mathematics
• Proficiency in the English language
• Skype interview
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Riga Technical University (RTU) is the oldest university in Latvia, and it has long-standing traditions dating back to 1862. It is an accredited, fully state owned, internationally recognized European level university. According to the requirements of the European Space for Higher Education, RTU offers academic and professional study programmes at three levels – bachelor, master and doctoral studies. RTU is the only engineering university providing engineering programmes and business studies in Latvia. At present it is one of the largest technical universities in the Baltic Sea region and gathers nearly 16 000 students at eight faculties in various study programmes.
RTU has a leading role in number of research projects financed by the EU. Among university alumni there are presidents, prime-ministers and ministers of several European countries, key figures in Latvia’s business and industry. All European countries according to the Lisbon Convention recognize the diplomas issued by the Riga Technical University, on Recognition of Qualification Concerning Higher Education in the European Region, signed in April 1997. RTU degrees are also recognized in the United States, Canada, India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Syria, Nepal, Cameroon, Nigeria and other countries. In 2002 several of RTU engineering programs were approved by United States, Department of Veteran Affairs as eligible for «G. I. Bill» financial benefits.
Population in the city of Riga: 632 614
Total number of students: 14 383 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 1888 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 930 (2019/20)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: RTU residences
• From 69,50 EUR per person in shared room per month (3 persons).
• From 124,50 EUR per person in shared room per month (2 persons).
• From 295.50 EUR a month in a single room.