Turiba University invites International students to participate in Summer. DIGITAL AND SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS school

Summer school dates: 12.08.2024 - 21.08.2024

This summer school will provide students with knowledge and skills in creating a successful and modern business using various digital solutions, tools and methods and will teach to build a business in sustainable way. At the same time students will have opportunity to get to know Latvia, its culture and people, to build connections and cooperation with local students, to develop interdisciplinary skills.

You will get to know our beautiful country, our unique culture and traditions. You will get to know Latvia and Riga not only as a tourist, but will learn about our culture and traditions by experiencing and participating!

Summer school will take place in Riga – the capital of Latvia. Riga is the biggest city of the Baltic States, it is the cultural and economic centre of the Baltics. During the summer school you will not only participate in lessons, but also will have a chance to get to know Riga and will spend a wonderful time in our beautiful city!

Summer school students will participate in lectures, workshops and discussions, as well as in study visits and excursions. Students will gain 3 ECTS for this Course.

Participants: bachelor or master level students of Business, Communication or related programs, interested in business, management and development subjects, willing to get to know Latvian culture and traditions. Students must be at least 18 years old.

Place: Turiba University is located in Riga. The University has a modern campus where students will have everyday lectures as well as will be accommodated in our Students’ Hostel. Center is in a distance of 8 minutes by train from the University.

Students from the following countries can apply for scholarship:
Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Finland, France, Georgia, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Peru, South Korea, Tajikistan, The People`s Republic of China, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Switzerland, The United States of America, Slovakia, Egypt, Poland, Spain, Ukraine, Vietnam, Hungary, Indonesia, Namibia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Fiji. In case if you are not citizen from one of those countries, please contact coordinator and inquire information about the possibilities to participate with the tuition fee.

We will evaluate your application forms, motivation letters and CVs. Best students will receive a possibility to participate in the Summer school for free! Scholarship doesn’t cover travel and visa costs. Application deadline for the scholarship: 01.04.2024.

For other country students or those who are not selected for the scholarship tuition fee is 550 Euro.

Fee or scholarship includes covered accommodation (in campus, 3 or 4 bedded rooms in the students hostel,, catering (3 times per day), pick-up service and full programme of the School – lectures and workshops, excursions and study visits, public transport in the city, cultural and free time activities.

Additional costs: traveling to Riga, visa costs, insurance.

Language of the summer school: ENGLISH. Students have to be able to communicate freely in English.

1. In order to apply for the scholarship you need to be citizen of one of the countries mentioned above;
2. You need to have student status (or academic staff status) at your home University at the moment of application;
3. You need to fill in application form and upload all necessary documents.

Please fill in the APPLICATION FORM and upload in the system all required documents (CV, language certificate (if you have any)).

For Scholarships: 01.04.2024.
For Applicants with Tuition fee: 01.06.2024.

CONTACT PERSON: Kristine Neimane,


Programme of the Summer school

Arrival day – 11.08.2024
Day 1 - Introductory day. Latvia - culture, language, history, society, traditions.
Day 2 – Latvian business environment
Starting a business, developing your business idea, digitization in business.
Day 3 – Generation and development of business ideas.
How to generate and build business ideas. Creative and innovative ideas. How to use different digital solutions for the company to work effectively.
Day 4 – Crisis and change management in the digital age – how to adapt business to today's complex business environment. Digitization and digital communication. Digital tools, examples.
Day 5 – Sustainable business, circular economy, study visit.
Day 6 - Team building, group work
Day 7 – getting to know Latvia
Day 8 - Creative thinking and innovation
Day 9 – Business development, role of personality and team in business
Day 10 – Conclusions, final presentations, feedback.
Day of departure – 22.08.2024

This project is implemented by the Turiba University and is financed by state scholarships awarded by the State Education Development Agency (VIAA). More information at

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