Overview

Sustainability is a cross-cutting theme in your studies at Lapland University of Applied Sciences. Lapland and Arctic region offers an ideal location to study sustainability in a fragile environment. The program encourages the development and implementation of innovative sustainable business ideas in joint projects with businesses, locally and across borders.

In the Degree Program in International Business (IB) you will study business in the Arctic Circle in an international group whilst learning how environmental and social factors impact business decisions.

You will learn about the possibilities of establishing a business of your own (recognize business opportunities around you) and creating an individual entrepreneurship path. This degree allows you to be employed in various tasks in different fields in business and also in the public sector.

Semester starts

August 2022

Degree info

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • 3,5 years / 210 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Location: Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Tuition fee: 8,000 € / year

Edunation application period

Pathway Studies Online: 1.9.2021 - 14.2.2022

Objectives

The aim of the bachelor’s degree in Business Administration is to provide the students with the necessary skills to become business experts who can work innovatively both globally and locally and has an entrepreneur-like approach to business development. The focus of the degree is to study business in the Arctic Circle in an international group whilst learning how environmental and social factors impact business decisions.

Study Environment

The advantage of the program is its unique environment. You study in an innovative learning environment that combines theory and practice and modern facilities with advanced technologies that support effective learning. You will gain a more concrete approach to the topics studied in projects implemented in close cooperation with local companies and organizations. The program encourages the development and implementation of innovative sustainable business ideas in joint projects with businesses, locally and across borders. Implementation of studies may take multiple forms: in-class studies as well as field activities such as practical training in a company and field trips in the region, an international exchange period, and virtual studies.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business will provide you with a strong foundation in business principles such as marketing, financial management, business law, sustainable accounting, business communication, and project planning.

During your studies, you will enhance your knowledge and skills in sustainability and its connection with the business. After graduating you will be able to tackle the most pressing problems of the world.

Graduates of the IB program have started their professional careers with job titles such as:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Head of Customer Relationships
  • Head of Services
  • Sales Negotiator
  • Project Planner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager or Sustainability Manager

PATHWAY STUDIES LEADING TO LAPLAND UAS

More information on pathway studies can be found here!