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  • Locations: Riga, Latvia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Partner Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Fall, Spring
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: Stockholm School of Economics

Riga, Latvia

Scholarships of up to $2000 are available for UK students participating on this program in fall 2019 or spring 2020
Contact Thomas Teague - - for details on terms and conditions

Program Overview

Riga, the capital city of Latvia, is considered to be the metropolitan center of the entire Baltic region. Riga has always been an international city serving as a gateway between the East and the West. Today, it's a dynamic and vibrant city of more than 700 thousand people in one what has been one of the fastest growing economies in Europe. Students are encouraged to experience "the new Europe."

Stockholm School of Economics Riga (SSE Riga) was founded to prepare entrepreneurs for success in international markets. The 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 program is also available for the academic year upon request to the UKEA Exchanges Coordinator.

SSE Riga is a good academic fit 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.

Which UK requirements can I fulfill by taking courses at SSE Riga?
In the last five years, UK students participating on this exchange program have taken courses that have fulfilled UK requirements in ECO, MGT and MKT.
Explore the 
SSE Riga course catalog 2018-19 for more information on their course offerings.


  • All courses taught in English
  • Earn credit at one of Europe's most renowned business schools
  • Real-life experience incorporated in the study process and programme content. Expand your understanding of business relations, meet start-up experts, and visit enterprises. 

This program is open to undergraduate students whose primary major or minor is housed in the Gatton College of Business & Economics.
Students must possess a valid passport at the time of application to this program.

Required Applications
2 | UK Education Abroad & Exchange University
Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.

For More Info, Contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator,


Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from the Exchange University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by the Exchange University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.


Housing & Meals

Like many institutions in Europe SSE does not own student accommodation but works with a real estate agency called GlobalHome.

The agency is run by graduates of SSE Riga and will help you to find the best place to live in Riga during your exchange semester.

More information is available here -

Students are responsible for all meals during the duration of the term abroad.

Student Life
Learn more about student life at SSE.


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please see the Program Cost and Budget information page. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.


This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.