Students from our partner universities may study at BA School of Business and Finance as Erasmus exchange students for one semester or one full academic year. The autumn semester starts at the beginning of September and might end in January with exams and re-exams. The spring semester starts at the end of January and lasts till the middle of June. Applications should be made no later than by May 22th for the autumn semester and November 22th for the spring semester. The main requirement is that you must have completed at least one year of higher education at your university.
If you are interested in a student exchange period at BA School of Business and Finance, please contact your home institution’s international office. The home institution selects the candidates for student exchange. After you have been selected by your home institution to be a candidate for student exchange, your university has to nominate you to BA School of Business and Finance. After nomination, you will receive a notice from BA School of Business and Finance to proceed application.
All exchange students are expected to complete a Learning Agreement which should define the courses they wish to follow during the exchange period. Learning agreements should be signed by you and the Erasmus coordinator and/or another officially authorized representative in your home country before your departure. Exchange programme for foreign students has been integrated into the Bachelor’s degree programme of BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.
- Erasmus Application Form;
- Learning Agreement;
- Passport/ ID card copy.
- Please note that you are obliged to provide yourself with the necessary medical insurance!
BA School of Business and Finance Erasmus plus code: LV RIGA13
To apply for Erasmus studies students shall complete an application form and present other requested documents, and send them whether by e-mail or by post to the following address: K.Valdemara Str. 161, LV-1013, Riga, LATVIA or scanned copy to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fall semester application deadline May 22nd
- Spring semester application deadline November 22nd
- Fall semester runs from September 1st till January 26th
- Spring semester runs from January 25th till June 18th
*Semesters starts and ends at working days only, dates can vary depending on the calendar.
Covid- 19 Related Rules
According to the BA School of Business and Finance rector’s issued order all incoming exchange students with European citizenship have to present Covid-19 digital vaccination certificate – Covid-19 green pass.
Two types of Covid-19 digital vaccination certificates are valid to start studies at BA School of Business and Finance 1) Digital vaccination certificate which confirms you have *fully- completed Covid-19 vaccination. 2) Digital vaccination certificate for people who have diseased Covid-19 and there has no more than 180 days passed after positive Covid-19 test.
All incoming exchange students will have to present must their digital Covid-19 vaccination certificates prior to the coming and starting studies in BA School of Business and Finance.
Application for BA School of Business and Finance Student Hotel is available only for students who can present Covid-19 digital vaccination certificate verifying full Covid-19 vaccination or Covid-19 digital vaccination certificate verifying that student has diseased Covid-19 and here has no more than 180 days passed after positive Covid-19 test.
N.B! Online registration entering the Republic of Latvia is compulsory. The form has to be completed within 48h before crossing the border of the Republic of Latvia: https://covidpass.lv/en/
*fully- completed Covid-19 vaccination- two vaccines in cases when type of vaccine is required. After the last or only vaccine, depending on the vaccine type, 15 additional days have to pass to enter the country and to start studies.
Application for BA School of Business and Finance Student Hostel has to be sent to: Ieva.Balodedarb@ba.lv. Self-isolation period at BASBF Student Hostel is not available, for EU citizens only Covid-19 digital vaccination certificate is valid.