Degree to be achieved: Bachelor of Social Sciences in International Economics
Duration of studies: 4 years (Full time)
Amount of credits: 240 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Director and coordinator of the Programme: Prof. Erika Sumilo (, )

Tuition fee

The aim of the programme is to prepare highly qualified specialists who working in state, private and international institutions will have good command in issues of international economy and commercial diplomacy, will be able to take independent decisions, handle everyday tasks and cooperate with Latvian and foreign organizations, offices and enterprises.

The planned results of the programme are the ensuring of the following general and specific competences: orienting in the processes of the contemporary international economy and the ability to analyse them by using statistical, econometric and other methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis; understanding about the basic conditions of commercial diplomacy in order to participate efficiently in the activities of international trade, finance and other, including negotiations, signing of agreements, representing national or corporate interests etc.; abilities to orient in global economic environment and to take decisions in the circumstances of global competition.

Programme courses

Bachelor’s degree programme „International Economics and Commercial Diplomacy” 

Career opportunities

Graduates are working in the institutions of foreign affairs and economics in Latvia, as well as in the institutions of European Union and in international, state, non-governmental and private organizations, in multinational corporations, in embassies, and banks.

Admission requirements

1. General secondary high school diploma;

2. English language proficiency.

3. Grade in Mathematics must be no less than 4 in a 10 point grading system.

Admission requirements for citizens of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal:

1. Results of one of the internationally recognized tests (IELTS, TOEFL etc.) at least level B2 at CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) or passed UL English Test;

2. Skype interview which includes questions about profiling subjects and motivation.


Spring Intake (application start: 10 Sept 2019; studies start in Feb 2020)



Autumn Intake (application start: 1 Jan 2020; studies start in Sept 2020)