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International Business and Export Management

24 months
3300 EUR/year
2310 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The main goal of the International Business and Export Management programme at Ventspils University of Applied Sciences is to train qualified experts on international communication for national and local government institutions.

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The studies in the International Business and Export Management programme at Ventspils University of Applied Science are tailored to current economic, cultural, and social needs and provide practical professional-grade studies that are based on scientific theoretical foundations.


  • 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. 
  • To teach students the art of quick adaptation in the labour market and business environment. 
  • To prepare students for work in Latvia, European Union or other government institutions.
  • To ensure the quality of studies on the basis of the Latvian and Austrian external and 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 opportunities to apply their acquired knowledge and skills in the real world: analyzing problem situations, case studies and solving practical tasks.
  • To modify the content and teaching methods of this program in response to changes in the international labor market, as well as correctly predicting future changes.

Career Outcomes

Highly qualified international business and export management specialists with the possibility to specialize in:

  • Foreign trade techniques and structured finance
  • International market management and outsourcing
  • International management and business: finance and controlling
  • International law and global politics
  • Human resource and intercultural management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Management and Planning
  • Corporate Strategies
  • Business and Project Development
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Business and Strategic Change
  • International Management Simulation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Documents of Secondary or Higher education.  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.
  • The average grade should be at least 60%.
  • The grade in core subjects (Mathematics and/ or English) should be above minimum passing grade.    
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • 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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