According to its mission and targets the SSE Riga is a University of state-of-the-art-education and economics that contributes especially to the economic and social development in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Stockholm School of Economics is independent from the state university system. It offers a three-year B.Sc. in Economics and Business and since 2002 also an Executive MBA program. Students from the FAU are invited to participate in the undergraduate classes only.
Bachelor students who like to experience an international atmosphere might choose the SSE due to its large number of international students and faculty members. The SSE Riga is recognized in the The Financial Times Ranking as one of the best Economic Universities of the Baltics. In 2009, on the 7th of November the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga celebrated its 15th birthday. Studying at this University means having interactive lectures and state-of-art-education, which requires a certain amount of work, but nevertheless there is enough time to experience Lativa as well.