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About 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 university-level 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, in Helsinki and Vaasa. Hanken Master’s Programme attracts annually top students from all the world. A Master’s degree from Hanken provides students the opportunity to specialise in various fields: Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Humanitarian logistics and IP Law. Our students are offered a possibility to build a network via Hanken International Talent ™ during studies and get a glimpse onff Finnish working life. As a business school, Hanken has a solid foundation with international recognition reflected in our international accreditation, a sound financial basis, and valuable national and international networks that support our international top research and competitive education programmes. We value our academic and corporate partners and we make sure that researchers and students at Hanken get a first- class education while building meaningful professional and personal networks.

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PROGRAMME

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Bachelor

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Master

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Doctorate

Our research ranks in top 5 among Scandinavian/Nordic business schools in terms of research published in top journals of business and economics, and in top 10 of all universities in the world in terms of research citation rate.  We offer you a 4-year PhD programme leading to a degree that will prepare you for a career at top universities, research institutions, and companies, an international, world-class research environment, individually tailored guidance and studies, flexible and supportive service as well as access to prominent international networks.

COURSES

HEAR FROM OUR GLOBAL ALUMNI

HEAR FROM OUR GLOBAL ALUMNI

“During my study at Hanken, I got so much leveled up as a better academia, a better business professional, and a better version of myself. Hanken taught me how to be a socially responsible leader, and the importance of giving back to society”.
Fangbing Wang, 2019, Business and Management 
"Applying to Hanken was one of the best decisions of my life. The professors are very approachable, and when you attend lectures, you know you’re learning from some of the most accomplished people you’ll ever meet. There are plenty of opportunities available after graduation - from working in top firms to pursuing a PhD”
Sasha Munir, 2018, Finance  
"I chose Hanken - a classical university with international network. The main reason was a new programme in Humanitarian Logistics - exactly what I am interested in. Hanken's teachers who have a strong academic background and are real life-oriented. Many have work experience in the field, so they can be your 'mentors' or 'true examples'
Anna Zhuravleva, 2019, Business and Management 
"I had a bachelor's degree from Russia and dreamt about continuing my education abroad in an international context. Hanken was the perfect choice for me - a school with a renowned academic heritage, a flexible approach, and highly competitive international fellow students! I majored in Economics, studies allowed me to widen my business perspectives, improve Finnish and Swedish."
Irina Mossakovskaya 2014, Economics 

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