Aalto University School of Business

Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

No. Students: 4,000
Funding type: Public
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Aalto University School of Business, globally acclaimed for its research and education, trains strong leaders and visionary professionals who influence the society. We offer bachelor's, master's, licentiate's and doctoral degrees in economics and business admistration.

Aalto University School of Business is located both in Helsinki and Mikkeli. In Mikkeli you can study in the Bachelor's Programme in International Business. In Helsinki you can study Bachelor's level programme that is conducted mainly in Finnish. All Master's level programmes in the field of business are offered in Helsinki.
Based on both high quality scientific research and intensive company relations, we give our students up-to-date education that combines extensive theoretical studies with experience of real business life. Our students obtain theoretical knowledge and practical skills as well as right attitude required in their careers. Students get to align theory with practice in several business case studies throughout their degrees with several different companies. Even 86% of graduates from the School of Business were employed upon graduation. 94% of the graduates are satisfied with their degree*).

Perspectives are widened by national and international internships, in exchange programmes around the world in leading business schools (more than 170 partner universities on six continents), and in mentoring programmes. When admitted to Master's degree programmes at the School of Business, you can apply for CEMS and double degrees.

Aalto University offers you the freedom to succeed in your academic career. We encourage students to take part in reaching the common goal of building a better world.

World-class education
The school is among the top one per cent of business schools worldwide that have received the Triple Crown Accrediation**. This indicates that the School of Business has achieved and maintained high international standards of excellence in business and management education.

* Career Development Survey and Employment Statistics of Graduates in 2012.
** AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (The Association of MBA's), EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System).
*** Student questionnaire 3/2013


The international standard of the quality of research, education programs, and services at Aalto University School of Business has been recognized by all three international standards organizations that certify business schools (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS).

Student life

Finland has a rich history of student activities and involvement within universities and Aalto University is no exception.

By law, all universities must have one student union, and the student union representing students at Aalto is the Aalto University Student Union (AYY). Every Bachelor's and Master's student automatically joins the student union by paying the obgligatory annual fee. Exchange students and other short-term students can also join the student union if their stay lasts longer than three months, but membership is not mandatory for them. Yet it is recommended to join the AYY, as it provides a vast array of services, including housing and social activities.

The students of the Aalto University School of Business may also join the Association of Economics Students in Helsinki.

Aalto University has three main campuses all located in the Helsinki Metropolitan area: the School of Business is in the heart of the city, the School of Arts, Design and Architecture is a short distance north of the city center, and the Schools of Science and Technology are about a fifteen minute drive west of the city in Otaniemi, Espoo.

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