Overview

Vaasa University of Applied Sciences (VAMK) offers an International Business degree program that provides students with a solid foundation to be the global leaders of the future. You will build a strong foundation in international marketing, foreign trade and international management. You will learn modern ways of doing business through diverse teaching methods and company projects.

During your studies, you will be focusing on International ManagementGlobal Markets and Business Development. The studies combine theory and practice with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Through working in diverse teams and multicultural contexts, students obtain the necessary expertise and competencies to be successful in the world of international business.

Semester starts

August 2022

Degree info

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • 3,5 academic years / 210 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 7 000€ / academic year

Edunation application period

Online: 1.9.2021 - 14.2.2022
Study Hub: 1.9.2021 - 21.1.2022

Objectives

The objective is to educate experts in marketing, foreign trade and international management. The studies consist of  active  problem-based  individual  and  teamwork  learning  tasks  dealing  with  marketing,  management and foreign trade issues. By co-operating with numerous companies in the region and offering you the possibility to put theory into practice.

International Business studies give you a broad knowledge of International Marketing, Export and Import Management and Strategic Logistics Management, Entrepreneurship and Accounting.

When you study in the International Business program, you will prepare yourself for a future by focusing on the three main educational pillars:

  • Foundation: international marketing, foreign trade and international management
  • Hands-on experience: diverse teaching methods and company projects
  • Multicultural know-how: operating in a multicultural environment through an international college campus and study periods abroad
Structure

International Business studies consist of  active  problem-based  individual  and  teamwork  learning  tasks  dealing  with  marketing,  management and foreign trade issues. The program is divided into basic and professional studies, advanced professional studies, optional studies, training and thesis.

Vaasa is the home to the the largest energy technology cluster of Northern Europe. By co-operating with the companies in the region and offering you the possibility to put theory into practice. The studies also include a three-month stay in a foreign country according to the student’s choice, either in the form of studies or work placement.

See the current International Business curricula here.

Career opportunities

You can have many different career and further study paths after your graduation. You will have the competence to work in positions within  marketing, export and import, forwarding, transportation or custom clearance. Due to extensive studies in International Business you´ll get interesting work possibilities all over the world.

Admission criteria

The admission requirements for the program can found on the university page.

Tuition fees & scholarships

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can found on the university page.

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