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FacultyFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Programme Workload80 CP / 120 ECTS CP
Programme Duration2 or 1.5 year
Forms of the Programme ImplementationFull-time studies
Admission RequirementsFull-time studies (2 years):
– Bachelor’s degree or 2nd level professional higher education in economics, finance, entrepreneurship (business), management or sociology.
– DU Admission Committee may review certain applications for studies received from graduates of Bachelor’s or 2nd level higher professional study programmes in other thematic areas of education, if the applicant has at least 2 years of work experience in economics, finance, business or management, confirmed by an employer’s proof of employment;
– English language knowledge at B2 level.
Full-time studies (1.5 year):
– Professional Bachelor degree or Second-level professional higher education (at least 4 years) in economics, finance, entrepreneurship (business), management or sociology;
– English language knowledge at B2 level.
Obtainable DegreeFull-time studies (2 years):
– Professional Master’s Degree in Economics & Financial Analyst Qualification
Full-time studies (1.5 year):
– Professional Master’s Degree in Economics
Study course descriptionsStudy course descriptions

The aim of the study programme is

to provide students at the national and international level with competitive knowledge, relevant skills and competences for analytical evaluation of economic and financial processes in the context of smart development, emphasizing research skills for scientific and academic work and training highly qualified specialists in accordance with professional standards “Financial analyst” (profession code PS-118).


To show specialized in-depth knowledge (including the one based on the latest discoveries in the field) characteristic of the economic and finance sector, as well as understanding of concepts and regularities, incl. cross-sectoral aspect.


  • Able to use professional theoretical concepts and IT solutions, perform professional, innovative or research activities, creatively obtain, select and analyse information and use it in the interpretation of economic processes.
  • To explain and discuss the professionally applied aspects of systemic economics and finance field with arguments, both with specialists and non-specialists.
  • Independently promote the development and specialization of their competencies, introduce innovations in the profession, acquire new knowledge, analyse, systematize and integrate the acquired information or further learning in complex and unpredictable conditions.


Students are able to:

  • Independently formulate and critically analyse complex scientific and professional problems in the field of economics and finance, justify decisions, take responsibility, lead a team, delegate and co-ordinate the performance of duties, effectively plan and organize their own work.
  • Integrate knowledge from different fields, contribute to the creation of new knowledge, development of research or applied methods of operation, participate in the development of economic branches and sub- branches.
  • Demonstrate understanding and ethical responsibility for the potential impact of scientific results or professional activities on the environment and society.

Programme Director

Dr.oec. Ludmila Aleksejeva