|Type of study programme||Professional master degree|
|Degree||Professional Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a qualification of Head of Organization/Enterprise|
|Certificate||Professional master's diploma and diploma on professional qualification;|
|Licence/accreditation||Study direction accredited until 30-Jun-2021|
|Credit points||80 (ECTS: 120)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English in special groups formed for international students. A Latvian language course is integrated in the study program (at least 3 ECTS).|
|Fees||2150 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and permanent residence holders) or 2365 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year (2021)|
|Grants||For information on scholarships go here>>>|
|Study programme description||The study programme is designed to meet the versatile learning needs of a business person and to address managerial issues relevant doing business, also incorporating the necessary basics of business.
The aim of the programme is to provide students with a possibility to become higher-level managers in any sphere of activity and acquire all the necessary preconditions for a successful career in international business. The programme concentrates on more detailed aspects of international economics, marketing, management, and finance. Students of the programme acquire practical knowledge and training for future business executives. The programme has been developed in co-operation with several foreign partner universities that have experience in the implementation of similar professional master study programmes. This international study programme is carried out by the University of Latvia in cooperation with foreign teaching staff. After successful graduation students can continue their studies at Doctoral level.
|Study programme link||www.lu.lv/en/gribustudet/study/masters-study-programmes/mba/
|Requirements||Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or a diploma proving equivalent level of education from an institution of higher education in Economics, Business Administration, or in other Social Sciences or related sciences: Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Physics or Engineering. English language proficiency. At least two years of professional experience in business or economics (detailed description of your professional activity must be included in your CV). Pass of entrance examination in International Economics, which is being held via Skype video teleconference.
For more information on language requirements go here>>>
The University of Latvia is the largest higher education institution in Latvia, and the richest in traditions. The University offers more than 150 state-accredited academic and professional study programmes: you can obtain an academic bachelor’s or master’s degree in humanities, pedagogy, social sciences, sciences, and health sciences. The UL also offers professional qualifications or bachelor’s or master’s degree, including MD, qualifications of doctor, teacher, social worker, economist, translator/interpreter etc.
Doctoral study programmes offer a degree in biology, economics, computer science, demography, pharmacy, philology, philosophy, physics, geography, geology, engineering, law, chemistry, communication studies, medicine, mathematics, pedagogy, politics, psychology, sociology, theology and religious studies, management, linguistics, history, and environmental science.
At UL, research is conducted in over 50 research fields which represent 4 main areas of enquiry: the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and education sciences.
Population in the city of Riga: 632 614
Total number of students: 15 250 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 638 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 1182 (2019/20)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: The University of Latvia offers university dormitories for all international students. International students are housed in single, double or triple rooms with a common kitchen for every 5 rooms. Linen, blankets and pillows are provided as well as some kitchen utensils. The costs start at 100 EUR per month (more information here).
If you do not wish to stay at a dormitory, it is advisable to make private housing arrangements beforehand.