Faculty of European Studies
The Faculty of European Studies was established in 1998 and has a contemporary focus on training future public officials, diplomatic attaches, competitive entrepreneurs, and experts in the fields of business management, marketing and advertising.
Knowledge that can be used in practice, together with excellent skills and critical thinking are required to work and achieve our goals successfully in this ever-changing world. The professional location of our graduates is proof of the capacity of their competences, knowledge and skills. International companies and institutions, embassies worldwide, the realisation of creative business ideas or work in the government sector in Latvia all demonstrate the professional and personal development of our graduates and their achievement of excellence. The Faculty of European Studies invites you to enjoy your studies, promotes personal growth and hopes you achieve the height of success professionally!
Prof. Andris Sprūds, Dean of Faculty of European Studies
The study process at the Faculty of European Studies is organised in the form of modules-based learning. The module system is widely used in Europe and offers the students the opportunity to acquire a more profound understanding of essential disciplines:
- maximum of three subjects taught at a time;
- knowledge tests are taken at the end of each study course and not in the form of examination sessions;
- small number of students in each group ensures individual approach to each student.
Languages of instruction
Latvian and English. The students have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of German, French and Spanish.
Considering the academic performance and the interests of students, Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) renders assistance in ensuring placement possibilities at local and international companies, Ministries of the Republic of Latvia, foreign embassies and EU institutions.
2nd year students may enrich their knowledge and gain intercultural experience at other European universities that are participating in the international mobility programme Erasmus+.
Programme Head of Programme Study type Duration State funded study places International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship Romāns Putāns Full time on-site 3 years 0 International Business and Sustainable Economy Romāns Putāns Full time on-site 3 years 2 International Marketing and Advertising Kristīne Blumfelde-Rutka Full time on-site 3 years 2 International Relations - European Studies Elīna Vrobļevska Full time on-site 3 years 2
Programme Head of programme Study duration Subsidised places Paid places International Business and Law Marta Urbāne 1,5 years 1 9 International Business and Law Marta Urbāne 2 years 1 9 International Governance and Diplomacy Māris Andžāns 2 years 0 0 International Relations and Diplomacy Māris Andžāns 2 years 1 14 Management of International Marketing and Business Ieva Kalve 2 years 2 30 Management of International Marketing and Business Ieva Kalve 1,5 years 2 30 Regional Politics and Public Administration 2 years 1 9 Russia and Eurasia Studies 2 years 0 15
Faculty of European Studies
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