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The BA School of Business and Finance (Latvian: Banku Augstskola) is one of the leading, self-financing business schools in Latvia. It was founded in 1992 as a Banking College under the Bank of Latvia and received accreditation in 1997

BA School of Business and Finance
Banku Augstskola
BA School of Business and Finance logo.png
Former names
Banking College
TypePublic, self-financing
Established1992
RectorAndris Sarnovics
Academic staff
48
Administrative staff
75
Students1468[1]
Undergraduates1145
Postgraduates297
26
Location,
56°58′32.17″N 24°8′5.87″E / 56.9756028°N 24.1349639°E / 56.9756028; 24.1349639Coordinates: 56°58′32.17″N 24°8′5.87″E / 56.9756028°N 24.1349639°E / 56.9756028; 24.1349639
Websitewww.ba.lv/en

In 2007 BA School of Business and Finance celebrated its 15th anniversary. It supports United Nations initiative and follows the Principles for Responsible Management Education. On December 11 BA School of Business and Finance announced its decision to achieve Investors in Excellence Standard (a national standard which is based on the concepts of Excellence and the nine criteria of the widely used European Excellence Model (EFQM)).

Today it offers undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programmes in Economics and Entrepreneurship, Business Administration and Finance. The study processes have gained an explicit international dimension. Graduates are nationally and internationally recognized entrepreneurs, managers, consultants, experts and professionals.

StudiesEdit

The school offers the following study programmes:

First level professional education programmes

Bachelor's degree study programmes

Master's degree study programmes

  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • International finance and Banking (double degree programme with the Swiss Business School based in Zürich)
  • Creative Industries Management
  • Innovative Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • Cybersecurity Management

Doctor's study programme (3 years)

  • Joint Doctoral Programme in Business Administration

Membership in international organizationsEdit

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