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Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics

Check whether Hanken School of Economics is right for you as an international student.

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Uni facts

  • Helsinki, Finland
  • University type: Public
  • Rank: 2041
  • Program types Master's degrees
  • Programs total 5
  • Acceptance rates -
  • Nationalities -
  • International Students 400

Study abroad at Hanken School of Economics

Hanken is a leading Finnish university with over a hundred years of experience in undergraduate and postgraduate education surrounding economics and business administration. Hanken is research-intensive and closely linked to the business community with an active alumni network of over 14,000: Hanken’s graduates work in more than 70 countries.

The School has campuses in Finland’s capital, Helsinki, and the coastal city of Vaasa. In both cities, Hanken is centrally situated and well connected.

All students receive academic guidance from approachable staff. You will collaborate with students from all corners of the world: a mix of domestic students, international students and exchange students all together in each class.

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Why study at Hanken School of Economics?

  • AACSB accredited

    the longest serving global accreditation body for business schools

  • Country specialist

    Hanken is the only stand-alone business school in Finland

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Life as an international student

Studies at Hanken are much more than just attending classes. Through the numerous activities on offer outside of the classroom, you build your personal and professional network.

International Hanken students are actively involved in extracurricular activities such as in committees, sports, and student societies; the University’s students’ union caters to a variety of interests.

The Master’s Committee is a part of the students’ union that caters mainly to master's students. They provide all new master's students with tutors prior to arrival and organize social and professional events to make sure you get the most from your time at Hanken.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas

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Hanken School of Economics programs

Fees and funding

Non-EU / EEA students admitted to the master's degree program in English are required to pay tuition fees. There are certain exemptions:

  • Family members of an EU / EEA citizen (spouse / child; 'EU –Family Member' stated on the residence permit card)
  • Already residing in Finland on a permanent basis (i.e. are equivalent to an EU citizen, continuous or permanent residence permit type
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Postgraduate tuition: €12,500 per year

Scholarships given through the scholarship committee are based on the most suitable students, taking into account academic achievement and financial need. The motivation letter at application influences the scholarships.

Hanken premium scholarship

Covers the full tuition fee and 8000 EUR per year living expenses.

Hanken honors scholarship

Covers the full tuition fee.

Hanken support scholarship

Covers 50% of the tuition fee.

Location

Hanken School of Economics

Arkadiankatu 22, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki is big enough to have everything you may want or need, yet small enough to easily find your way around. Helsinki is located on the Southern coast of Finland, well connected by rail and sea to both Sweden, the Baltic region and Russia.

  • To Helsinki Airport

    30 minutes

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Visa requirements for Hanken School of Economics

Many international students will require a visa to study in Finland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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