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.Learn more!
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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.