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Students enrolled in this school.
1
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Students may choose from a wide variety of course offerings taught by international experts. Course offerings include: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Laboratory of Entrepreneurship, EU Studies, Ethics and Sustainable Business, Economic Anthropology, Leadership Skills, Presentation Skills, Negotiation, Strategy, Consumer Behavior, Marketing, and Business Law, among many others. All instruction at SSE Riga is in English.

What are the admissions criteria?

The application deadline is April 8th.  Applicants submit the application, a statement of purpose, a passport copy, and transcripts.  Select applicants are then invited to an entrance exam (which is held in locations in Russia and Eastern Europe) and then, based on the test results, invited to an interview. If English is not your native language, proof of English proficiency is required. 

What is student life like?

The school offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities including sports activities, a debate society, and other clubs. Social events are planned both at the school and in other locations around Riga. 

Scholarships & Funding

Housing options.

We are pleased to offer our students accommodation at the SSE Riga Student Dormitories. The price ranges from 120–220 EUR per month.

Dining information

The cafeteria provides students with hot meals, cold dishes, salads, drinks, and snacks. It is located on the ground floor. The average meal costs EUR4. The cafeteria is open Monday through Friday.

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