Year One

Studies in Year 1 start with a two-week Orientation Programme, providing acculturation in the academic environment at SSE Riga, introduction to academic study skills and team building.

During the Autumn Semester students are exposed to an intensive English language programme for advanced academic studies, have hands-on experience of entrepreneurial initiatives, the first insights in financial accounting, microeconomics and economic statistics. In November students are invited for a feedback interview to review their adapting to change from school to university, the academic progress and integration in the SSE Riga social environment.

During the Spring Semester all students take managerial accounting with production management, macroeconomics, learn about organization and management, management accounting and finance, study marketing, human resources management and business law.

By the end of the first year students have some core of economics and business fundamentals. Having finished the Year One academic programme, students take four-week summer internships at public institutions.