How To Apply
Latvian students: the procedure of applying for study programs in both languages – English and Latvian.
Application deadlines: you can apply until 30th of June – after this date please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Infogram of the application procedure is available here.
How to apply:
– Application deadlines: you can apply till 15th may (for international students to make sure that all the documentation is set till the start intake 2020)
*Step1: Apply via: application form
*Step2: Documents that should be prepared and submitted after an invitation from BA School of Business and Finance:
- Recent Photograph
- Copy of passport
- Copy of the secondary education document (notary certified translation in English if original isn’t in English)
- Copy of latest graduation certificate and transcript (notary certified translation in English if original isn’t in English)
- 2 recommendation letters (applying for Master’s degree studies)
- Research proposal/ Scientific article – 10 pages (applying for a Doctoral degree)
- English proficiency certificate*
*We accept following certificates with minimum score mentioned in the brackets:
IELTS – (5.5 score)
TOEFL IBT – (72 points)
TOEFL PBT – (513 points)
TOEIC – (605 points)
FCE (First Certificate in English) – (160 points)
CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English) – (160 points)
CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English) – (160 points)
Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC Vantage) – (160 points)
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) – (59 points)
Cambridge English Linguaskill – (160 points)
Check yourself: Be aware that you do not apply with a provisional diploma instead of a diploma and make sure that you have scanned all the necessary education documents – FULLY and in good quality!
*Step3: Prepare yourself to a real time interview. The interview will be scheduled after there is an invitation from BA School of Business and Finance via email, that has been submitted in the application form.
*Step4: Pay the Registration Fee after you have received a special invoice from BA School of Business and Finance
- For EU citizens (EU, EEA citizens and Latvia residence permit holders): 100EUR
- For NON EU citizens (for citizens, based on country of residence, application and immigration procedures): 150EUR
Note: Please note that the Registration fee is non-refundable!
- Bank account details:
|BA School of Business and Finance|
|Address||K.Valdemara str. 161, LV-1013, Riga, Latvia|
|Bank||The Treasury of the Republic of Latvia|
|Details of payment||Candidate’s Name/Surname, “application fee for studies at Banku augstskola – name of the program”.|
Note: Application documents without all required attachments and application fee payment confirmation will be understood as non valid and will not be forwarded for further processing.
*Step5: All education documents submitted to BA School of Business and Finance are sent to the Academic Information Centre for academic recognition. During academic recognition it is clarified whether the applicant is capable of continuing studies in the chosen direction and at the chosen level.
Duration: This step could take up to 30 to 45 working days!
*Step6: BA School of Business and Finance issue the study agreement that needs to be signed and sent back by the applicant.
*Step7: BA School of Business and Finance issue and invoice about the tuition fee, safety deposit and the accommodation, that needs to be fully paid in one payment.
Note: The Sender should be the same person who applied for the studies!
Duration: Steps 6 and 7 could take up to 14 working days!
*Step8: all necessary documents are sent to the immigration office by BA School of Business and Finance. When the invitation letter is issued by the immigration office, it will be sent to the applicant with an additional guarantee letter from BA School of Business and Finance.
*Step9: You must attend an interview at your local Latvian embassy to get a visa.
Duration: Steps 8 and 9 could take up to 30 to 60 working days depending from the embassy`s congestion.
*Step10: After visa approval, report your arrival date to BA School of Business and Finance
Note: You need to report your arrival date until 31st of August!
Congratulations! Time for BA School of Business and Finance!
If you have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to contact email@example.com