SSE Riga is accepting applications for the 2018 Future Leaders Academy

SSE Riga is accepting applications for the 2018 Future Leaders Academy

The Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga), in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy in Latvia, announces enrolment for the 2018 Future Leaders Academy (in the picture partipants of the 2017 Future Leaders Academy).

The aim of the program is to educate, inspire and develop the leadership potential of future Latvian political and community leaders aged 21 to 25 years. If you are interested in politics, link your future with the development of Latvia and the world, want to meet likeminded young people and experts, and are ready to develop your leadership and communication skills, you are encouraged to apply!

The program will run for five weekends (May - June 2018). The training will combine both theoretical and practical understandings of political ideology, will spotlight Latvian and global problems, and will focus on personal growth and development. There will be an opportunity to meet with Latvian and European experts, to build a network of contacts, and participate in educational entertainment activities, culminating in the visit and the opportunity to publicly speak at the conversation festival LAMPA.

The participants from outside of Riga will have their travel and hotel expenses covered.

The application form as well as more detailed information about dates, times, and topics can be found at


For additional information, please contact Programme Director Ieva Birka

The Future Leaders’ Academy is organized in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden, and with support from the Swedish Institute.

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