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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:3 / 4.5
Course supervisor:Romāns Putāns
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Political Science; Management Science; Business Management
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Management


To provide students with knowledge of the growing importance of the environmental economics and its financial aspects as well as its practical trends in the context of the international business environment and its governance. This is achieved by means of knowledge and expertise on a variety of models and approaches to environmental issues in economics, instruments and mechanisms for correcting a market failure, environmental evaluation and business models for green economy.


Basics of economics, basic knowledge of international business.

Learning outcomes


Understanding the growing importance of the environmental economy, its basic principles, key trends.
Understanding current issues of environmental economy in the international business economy.
Knowledge of the key players in the public, private, NGO and transnational sectors in the environmental economy.


In group work and discussions, students develop their arguments and critical thinking skills.
Presentation of reports strengthens students' ability to reasonably explain and discuss topical issues in the environmental economy, its finances and related business models.


Ability to identify and interpret environmental economic processes and analyse the role and impact of its key players.
Ability to apply various methods of financial assessment of environmental economics.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Politics and Political Communication, PPK5Bachelor’sLimited choiceMarija Bočkarjova
International Business and Sustainable Economy, SBIE5Bachelor’sLimited choiceMarija Bočkarjova
International Relations - European Studies, SE5Bachelor’sLimited choiceMarija Bočkarjova