International Business

Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Tradenomi (AMK)
Extent and duration: 210 credits ECTS | 3,5 years
Location: Wärtsilä Campus, Karjalankatu 3, 80200 Joensuu, Finland
Study places in Joint Application: 40 (Online examination 8, entrance examination in Finland 12, entrance examination via FINNIPS 6, SAT test 2, certificate-based selection 12: Finnish Matriculation Examination and International Baccalaureate Degrees 8, Finnish Vocational Upper Secondary Qualification 4)
Language of tuition: English

Application period: 7 — 20 January 2021

Student admission criteria


The Degree Programme in International Business enables you to develop expertise required in global business. The main focus of the studies is on international marketing as a part of successful business.  Throughout your studies, you will be working in cross-cultural teams and developing professional business expertise. Thanks to our committed international university partners, you can study and do internships outside Finland.

Studying in a multicultural environment in close cooperation with companies develops your communication and interaction skills.  Multilingualism gives you an invaluable competitive edge in your career. For example, the Finnish language courses are available throughout your studies and help you adapt to Finland.

Graduates with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree are equipped with the skills to work in international business in the global labour market. You can use your competence to create an interesting career in companies or to establish your own business.

After graduation, you can work in assistant and expert positions in export business, marketing or sales. Additionally, you are able to develop such abilities and skills that enable you to carry out management and leadership duties.

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