Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics


Hanken School of Economics is a leading internationally accredited Finnish university with operations in Helsinki and Vaasa, Finland. It is one of the oldest business schools in the Nordic countries, with over 100 years of experience in education and research in economics and business administration. The research is of a high standard and constitutes the foundation of all teaching.

Hanken has some 2,500 students representing more than 40 nationalities, adding to its already multi-lingual study environment. Hanken promotes openness among students and staff and its professors are available to give support and guidance. Its students are a tight-knit group and social ties are strengthened through the activities of the student union SHS.

Hanken has more than 13,500 alumni, working in leading positions in more than 70 different countries. The alumni are highly competitive and appreciated on the job market and 95% have a job within three months of graduation. In addition to getting a high-quality degree, Hanken alumni become part of a lifelong network with excellent opportunities for both professional and personal development.

Hanken works in close cooperation with the business world and society in order to bring corporate relevance to both research and education. Through its efficient corporate connections, Hanken’s students have excellent contacts to prospective employers.