Stockholm School of Economics

Riga, Latvia


Fall or Spring

Application Deadlines

Academic Year and Fall: April 1
Spring: September 15


3.0 GPA and 60 hours and pre-major coursework should be completed by program start date. Students interested in this program must meet with the Director of Gatton Global Initiatives before being approved for nomination.

Important Links

UKY Education Abroad Application
UKY Education Abroad Scholarship Details

Riga, the capital city of Latvia, is considered to be the metropolitan center of the entire Baltic region. Riga is well known for its architecture, opera, ballet and a variety of live music events with history dating back 800 years to times when it developed as part of the Hanseatic League. Riga has always been an international city serving as a gateway between the East and the West. Today, Riga is a dynamic and vibrant city of about 650,000 people in one what has been one of the fastest growing economies in Europe. Students are encouraged to experience "the new Europe."

SSE Riga was founded to prepare entrepreneurs for success in international markets. Campus is located in a beautifully renovated Art Nouveau building in the city center, just a 10 minute walk from Old Town. Students enjoy a dynamic international learning environment and all classes are taught in English. Courses are offered in economics, finance, accounting, management, organizational behavior, and strategy. The University assists students housing by connecting them to local resources.

Student Background

The SSE Riga is an especially good fit academically for an economics major or minor but students in all majors can benefit from these courses. Students should have finished about 60 hours with a 3.0 GPA and be ready for upper division coursework.

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