Humanitarian Logistics, M.Sc. | Hanken School of Economics | Helsinki, Finland
24 months
12500 EUR/year
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The Humanitarian Logistics programme from Hanken School of Economics provides you with a distinct competitive edge by applying logistics and supply chain management concepts to the humanitarian context.

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Studying humanitarian logistics will help you understand the needs of a society and contribute to its resilience. You will learn how to apply logistics and supply chain management to the humanitarian context by designing and managing supply chains on a strategic and operational level. The skillset will prepare you to work together with organisations, both governmental and non-governmental, anywhere in the world.

Upon Graduation You Will Have

In addition to the goals of the specialisation Business and Management, students in the Humanitarian Logistics programme from Hanken School of Economics will gain skills in

  • Understanding the needs of society and contributing to its robustness and resilience
  • Liaising and practically co-operating with other organizations, both governmental and non-governmental, national and international
  • Preparing, designing, managing, and developing the organization’s supply chain on strategic and operational levels

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic and Sustainable Organisations
  • Supply Chain Risk and Resilience
  • Corporate Responsibility Across Business Studies
  • Service and Customer Management
  • Research Seminar
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Project course in Corporate Social Responsibility

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

BACHELOR'S DEGREE with the major subject Business Administration and/or Economics (or at least the equivalent of 80 ECTS of studies in Business Administration and/or Economics) from a recognised university or a university of applied sciences located outside Finland.

Group 1: Applicants applying based on a degree obtained in an EU/EEA country or a Hanken Partner University for Exchange

  • GPA grade B+ (U.S. grading scale) in the degree based on which they are applying OR
  • GMAT ≥ 600 or equivalent score in GRE
Group 2: Applicants applying based on a degree obtained in a country outside EU/EEA
  • GMAT ≥ 600 or equivalent score in GRE

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

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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