Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics is a leading university with 110 years of experience in research and education in economics and business administration. Hanken holds the three most prestigious accreditations for business schools: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. Only one percent of all business schools worldwide have achieved this. We are also proud to be one of the most international universities in Finland.

Top reasons to study here

  • Research-based education.
  • Integrating social responsibility and sustainability in all activities.
  • Embracing a high degree of internationalisation in spirit, content and actions.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (1)



The mission of Hanken is to create new knowledge and educate responsible professionals for the global economy and changing society through

  • research characterised by high academic quality and corporate-world relevance
  • research-based education providing graduates and executive education participants with an ability to think analytically and critically in order to act in the continually changing global environment


Hanken advances new knowledge in business and society through research activities characterised by academic excellence and corporate world relevance.


Career Services act as a link between students and the corporate world, helping our students to find relevant employment.

Our comprehensive services offer companies convenient, reasonable priced and, when needed, custom-made solutions for recruiting students and promoting visibility through various events and marketing services.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Housing services

  • Hanken student apartments: Isabella and Majsporten

If you are registered as present as a degree student at Hanken in Helsinki, you can apply for student accommodation. Student accomodation means apartments that are built with public loans by non-profit organisations. The rent is approximately 20 % lower than rents for private apartments.

  • Hanken's Isabella

Hanken's Isabella in Jätkäsaari has 78 studios and two one-bedroom apartments

Student Life

Sports facilities

The sports center opened officially in 2019. The new student apartments were also presented during the opening ceremony. This unique building project is the result of a partnership between Hanken and Arcada University of Applied Sciences. For the first time Hanken has student housing to offer its students.

Student clubs

The Student Union of Hanken School of Economics, SHS, was founded in 1909. During the years the union has carried a great variety of names and been engaged in many different fields of activity. SHS received its current status as a veritable students’ union in 1975, in the process of a university reform. The union is today an independent public juridical entity, regulated by the decree on students’ unions.


Hanken School of Economics holds the three most prestigious international accreditations for business schools: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. Only one percent of all business schools worldwide have achieved this.

Student Reviews

I would recommend!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The school has been very challenging in a good way, and great for professional development.

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I am studying my bachelor's at online based university.

Provided by ESN rated 5 out of 5 stars

Small school - you get to know the teachers. It's easy to get personal feedback and rewarding to discuss with teachers.

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