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Information and Service Management

Aalto University

24 months
15000 EUR/year
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The Information and Service Management programme from Aalto University is the most tech-savvy programme at the Aalto University School of Business. The ISM programme shapes students into future leaders of the digital era with a unique combination of leadership, business and technology.

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ISM graduates have:

  • Multidisciplinary leadership & project management skills. Graduates are competent to lead people and projects at the intersection of technology and business.
  • Quantitative data analysis skills. Graduates have a sense for business intelligence. Ability to analyse the rapidly growing volume and variety of available data utilised for business, technology and competitive intelligence.
  • Analytical problem-solving competence. Graduates can solve practical business problems by effectively utilising modern managerial tools ranging from quantitative models and information systems, to various techniques for analysing big, open, and company-owned data.
  • Service management skills. Graduates can analyse and develop business models for digital and service business, and analyse and develop services.
  • Strong quantitative research skill sets. Graduates have competence to design and lead research.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Information and Service Management programme from Aalto University, you will have broad career prospects in the modern data-driven market: according to a recent study by Forbes on the employability of graduates, students with information systems, statistics and math majors are the most sought after. Moreover, information systems majors have some of the highest starting salaries of all business majors according to both Finnish and international studies. Quantitative data analysis skills are one of the growth areas in the next few years.

Aalto University has well-established career services that help you get employed in Finland and abroad. Aalto students tend to find good positions with ease upon graduation. An active entrepreneurship community is also present at Aalto, which can help as a springboard for founding your company. Finally, if an academic career is of interest, the Master’s programme in Information and Service Management is a great foundation for doctoral studies and post-doc positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Analytics,
  • Information Systems,
  • Logistics and Service Management
  • Machine Learning: Basic Principles 
  • Information Economy
  • Data Science for Business 
  • Scalable Cloud Computing
  • Sustainable Supply Chains 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scanned colour copy of the original Bachelor’s degree certificate. 
  • Scanned colour copy of the original official transcript of study records.
  • If you have any other higher education degrees you wish to be taken into consideration in admissions, scanned colour copies of degree certificate and official transcript of records. 
  • Copy of a valid passport or an official government-issued identification card with photo and information on citizenship. 
  • Proof of language proficiency in the language of instruction of the study option. 
  • Portfolio (electronic). Most study options in the field of art and design, architecture and landscape architecture require an electronic portfolio in PDF-format. 
  • GMAT or GRE test (business and economics). GMAT or GRE scores for applicants to School of Business study options in admission group 2 or all applicants to the study option of Finance. See submission instructions: GMAT and GRE test.

Tuition Fee

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    15000 EUR/year
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Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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