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Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics, one of the oldest business schools in the Nordic countries, was established more than one hundred years ago. Today, Hanken is the only stand-alone business school in Finland. Our strategy includes profiling the School as a genuinely international and research-oriented business school with close ties to the corporate world. We offer academic programmes on all levels (BSc, MSc and PhD) at two locations, Helsinki, the capital of Finland, and Vaasa - “energy capital of the North”.

Hanken School of Economics holds the three most prestigious international accreditations for business schools: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. Only one percent of all business schools worldwide have achieved this.

Hanken is ranked in Financial Times Masters in Management (MiM) ranking and in U-Multirank.

Hanken offers a 2 years Master’s programme completely taught in English.

Specialisations at Hanken:

Excellent career prospects

Hanken alumni are well-placed on the job market holding leading positions both nationally and globally. Your studies at Hanken prepare you for a future career in e.g. financial advisory or management, consulting, auditing, industry, media, public administration or non-profit organisations. You will also be well-equipped to continue with PhD studies in Finland or abroad.

International Master's student - Hanken International Talent™ is for you!

Hanken International Talent™ is a talent management programme which helps you to build your network in Finland and supports you in making meaningful connections to potential employers during your master's studies. Through Hanken HIT™ you have a possibility to be matched with a "mentor company" for one-on-one student-company engagement, such as mentoring, internships and thesis collaboration.

PhD Programme at Hanken School of Economics

  • A 4-year PhD programme leading to a degree that will prepare you for a career at top universities, research institutions, and companies.
  • Financial support - salaried position including health care, and support in finding funding. We do not charge tuition fees.
  • An international, world-class research environment
  • Experienced supervisors at the cutting edge of their research fields
  • Individually tailored guidance and studies
  • Flexible and supportive service
  • Access to prominent international networks
  • Study in Finland, the happiest country on earth - either in downtown Helsinki, or in the energy capital of the North, Vaasa (west coast).