On June 21 we celebrated graduation of the 2023/2024 academic year!


On Friday, June 21, more than one and a half hundred specialists in finance and business management joined the alumni of BA School of Business and Finance. Graduates from short cycle professional study program, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, received their diplomas.

To help create a special festive feeling for every graduate of this academic year at the BA School of Business and Finance, the Rector of the institution, Professor Līga Peiseniece, has shared the following message:

“I am truly delighted and proud of you! Each and every one of you among the 164 students who are receiving the diploma and qualification from the BA School of Business and Finance today. Today marks the end of your educational journey at our institution.

Despite various challenges, you have gained an invaluable education – knowledge, skills, and experience to build a successful career in the finance sector and business. I can say this with the utmost confidence because each year, statistics show that 94% of our graduates are employed in their profession upon receiving their diploma and earn good salaries.

During your studies, you have developed your leadership skills and emotional intelligence to lead teams, companies, and societal processes. Use them to advance our Latvian economy, ensure our companies thrive in international markets, and enhance our collective prosperity.”

For the second year in a row, the graduation ceremony of the BA School of Business and Finance took place in the beautiful “Splendid Palace” venue, adding a special ambiance to the festivities. We look forward to welcoming the faculty, partners, students, their friends, and families to proudly celebrate the achievements of the new graduates and their personal growth.

Study program directors greet they graduates: 

This is a day of celebration. It’s time to recognise the challenges overcome, the hard work accomplished, and as you embrace the next phase of your life, remember lessons learned and cherish memories made. May your future be filled with happinness, success, and boundless opportunities.

/Lilita Sparāne, director of study program “Business process management”

Dear graduates,

Thank you for being with us!! Working with you was a great pleasure. Let me express my warmest congratulations! I am very proud of you and happy to share this day’s excitement. Never stop learning, exploring, growing, and challenging yourself to be your best version. There’s no limit to what you can do if you keep believing in yourself. Graduation is like a bridge to the next steps in your life, and everything that got you here — hard work, motivation, and the support of the closest ones — will carry you across to future achievements. My best wishes for your next adventure!

/Tatjana Mavrenko, director of study programmes “International Finance” and “International finance and banking”

Dear graduates,

the headlines today announce challenges – climate change, mental health crisis and inequality. Do you know what else they scream? Opportunity. Don’t be discouraged by the headlines, be driven. Go forth with your brilliance and compassion, and build a future that’s not just successful, but leaves a lasting, positive mark on the world. Congratulations!

/Marta Kontiņa, director of study program “Business Administration”

In the words of Albert Einstein:
“Life is like rising a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”

/Sintija Deruma, director of study program “Cybersecurity management”

We wish all graduates a memorable celebration and success in their careers!