Hanken School of Economics is the oldest Business School in Finland and one of the oldest in the Northern Europe. In 2019, Financial Times placed Hanken as 79th of all European Business Schools and it has the Triple Crown accreditation that is held by less than 1 % of the world’s Business Schools.
Why choose Hanken?
As Hanken is a research-oriented university-level business school, research-based studies is a given. Students receive an education that gives them the tools to take on the future’s challenges; to think analytically and to communicate effectively for both academic and business purposes. Sustainability is one of Hanken’s core values – this means that students will understand the implications of social responsibility and sustainable development, with an international perspective.
Hanken is one of the most international universities in the Nordics and they are proud of it. All Hanken’s Bachelor students go on exchange and many of the Master students have an international background. To achieve this, Hanken has built an impressive list of partner universities with the world’s top business schools and universities. The school is also proud of their graduates and alumni: up to 98 % of the 2018 & 2017 graduates had found employment within 6 months of completing their degree!
Honours of Hanken
Hanken is a leading, top-5 university-level business school in Scandinavia/Nordics – featuring the “triple-crown” of international business school accreditations (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA). Its research ranks in top 5 among Scandinavian/Nordic business schools in terms of research published in top journals of business and economics. Hanken also ranks in top 40 of all universities in the world in terms of research citation rate. European Commission’s HRS4R initiative awarded Hanken with ‘HR Excellence in Research’ label.
Hanken has two campuses: one located in Helsinki, in the capital of Finland, and the other in Vaasa, in the energy capital of the Nordics. Both cities have a vibrant business life and are definitely hubs for the Finnish industries’ headquarters and factories. The central locations make it possible to cooperate with businesses and different industries. This ensures that students are offered loads of opportunities to connect with possible future employers.
Helsinki study location
Vaasa study location