Study in StartUp Academy
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by doing!

Do you like to develop entrepreneurial skills and to gain a real business experience without waiting the end of the studies?

Join Turiba University’s StartUp Academy to gain additional knowledge and practical experience in business! Students from all study programmes can join the Academy.  

Aigars Rostovskis

    StartUp Academy is oriented to those students who are ready to work, to show initiative and manage their own business without waiting for anyone to tell what to do. One of the Academy’s most important functions is broadening students’ horizons. Due to that, the main emphasis in the Academy is set to organising study trips to companies, where students can meet the owners or directors of the entity. It’s an opportunity to widen professional network, learn from practice-based experience, get an advice and find answers to questions about current business issues from entreprenuers who work in Latvian and international market.

Ralfs Minkevičs

Mentor of StartUp Academy StartUp Academy is not only for those, who already have a clear business vision and goals, but also for those who want to understand the business processes in an enterprise and to work in project teams. We offer a chance to engage in existing business projects or to work in innovative, export-oriented companies from the first day at the Academy.   20, 2nd year student  27, 1st year student  22, 1st year student
JanisZelcs EdgarsKaulakans Alise AndrisBrezins





24, 3rd year student 24, 3rd year student 19, 1st year student 20, 2nd year student
Motiva Latvija Founder and Member of the Board . Motiva Latvija Founder and Member of the Board . Managing Director at event agency Wonder Blizzard . Managing Director at SIA Baltic Target, Trading Manager at SIA Teniss
Roberts Kriekis MartinsBruders Ruta Anete





24, 3rd year student 25, 3rd year student 21, 2nd year student 23, 4th year student
Member of the Board at SIA MR John Roberts, participant at the Pixart project . Member of the Board at SIA MR John Roberts, participant at the Pixart project . Sales Representative at SportsDirect . Sales and Marketing Manager Assistant at SIA Stora Enso Packaging
Krists Blazevics Rolands Ritvars Ganulevics





24, 4th year student 25, 3rd year student 22, 3rd year student 22, 3rd year student
Co-Owner and Member of the Board at SIA BG NOMA, Member at Riga Entrepreneurs Association and Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry . Founder and Chairman of the Board at SIA Gravex . COCOCORE.CO Information Technology . Member of the Board at SIA MR John Roberts, participant at the Pixart project
Petrs regina eliza




Employee at SIA Master Sales . Turiba Business HUB partner . Turiba Business HUB partner .

Study process in StartUp Academy:

Regardless of the programme you have chosen, additionally to lectures you will regularly meet with Academy’s Mentor Ralfs Minkevičs, as well as other students of the Academy. You will not only discuss, give and receive advice from experienced entrepreneurs and mentors, but you will also exchange experience with your fellow students, solve current business problems, establish important contacts and find business partners. Once or twice a month you will meet the Academy’s Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board at Development Council of Turiba and President of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to discuss topicalities of the industry, get answers to questions of your interest, receive advice in solving problem situations a.o. By attending meetings, going to study trips, discussing with members of the Academy, entrepreneurs, field professionals from Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry a.o. organizations, you will create and implement your business development strategy and promote its growth.  
You may do your internship in either in your own company, or any company of fellow StartUp Academy students. In your study paper, you will solve issues relevant to your business and implement the results in actual business strategy.



To apply to the StartUp Academy student’s motivation and vision of the future will be evaluated in a face-to-face interview with the Academy’s mentor.
Tuition fee
500 EUR per year additional to the tuition fee of the chosen study programme
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