• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


This International Business and Export Management programme from Ventspils University of Applied Sciences is based on the acquired educational and methodological base, as well as the complex of acquired skills and abilities, compete in the labor market and react quickly to changes in it. Successfully acquire further education in doctoral programs.


  • To provide students with a set of theoretical knowledge and skills in export management, international business management, strategy, business and economic process analysis, as well as in other fields which, upon graduation, will allow them to compete successfully and adapt as quickly as possible to the business environment or to work in Latvia, European Union or other government institutions.
  • Prepare students for further studies in doctoral programs in Latvia and abroad, providing them with in-depth skills in research that is provided through courses in research methods.
  • To promote the competitiveness of graduates in the international labor market.
  • To ensure the quality of studies on the basis of the Latvian and Austrian external quality assurance system and the internal quality assurance system of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences and Krems University of Applied Sciences, improving the methodological, scientific and material technical provision of the study process and promoting cooperation with other Latvian and foreign universities.
  • To provide students with the application of knowledge and skills acquired in practice by analyzing different problem situations, case studies and solving practical tasks.
  • To improve students' ability to constantly develop their level of academic knowledge.
  • Timely transform the content and teaching methods of the program in response to changes in the international labor market, as well as correctly predicting future changes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Strategic Management and Planning
  • Corporate Strategies
  • Business and Project Development
  • Corporate Governance and International Conduct
  • International Business and Strategic Change
  • International Management Simulation
  • Research Seminar and Preparation for Master Thesis
  • Advanced Foreign Trade Techniques

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Documents of Secondary or Higher education. The average grade should be at least 60%. Original documents in English, German, French or Russian may be submitted. All other languages must be translated into English. Translations need to be notary attested and certified.

  • IELTS (6.0 and over), TOEFL (PBT) 550 or (IBT) 70, London Language Test or Longman Language Test. If the candidate has not passed an international English language test, the candidate ought to pass VUAS online English language test (achieving at least 60%) free of charge.

  • Curriculum Vitae (resume);

  • A copy of the applicant’s passport (including a note “Submitted for use by Ventspils University of Applied Sciences”, date and time);

  • One photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3300 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2310 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2310 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ventspils

  • 250 - 370 LVL/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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