Hanken is a leading, internationally accredited university with over a hundred years of experience in education and research in economics and business administration. Our research is of an international high standard and is the foundation for all education. Hanken has close ties to the business community and an active alumni network with over 13 800 alumni working in more than 70 countries. The study environment is international and we have campuses in Helsinki and Vaasa, Finland.



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Applying for a scholarship will not affect your application to the Master's Degree Programme. The scholarships at Hanken are merit-based.

Scholarships offered to fee paying students:

Hanken Premium Scholarship:

Covers the full tuition fee and 8000 EUR/year living expenses

​Scholarships offered to non-paying students:

A cost-of-living scholarship (2000 EUR) may also be granted to non-paying students.

All scholarships are awarded based on the applicant's academic excellence.

​Applying for the scholarships is integrated with the application for Master's Degree studies.


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Immigration requirements concerning funding

Applicants must ensure that they have adequate funds to support themselves financially through their entire period of study in Finland. In order to be granted a residence permit, non-EU/EEA citizens are required to show that they have at least 6720 EUR/year or 560 EUR/month at their disposal.

See further information on the Finnish Immigration Service page. International students who cannot show proof of sufficient funds for living expenses during their studies in Finland will not obtain a residence permit.

Working during your studies

The Master's Degree Programme at Hanken is composed of full-time studies and therefore students should not plan to work while studying. During the semester, non-EU citizens studying in Finland are, however, allowed to work up to 25 hours/week with their student residence permit. During holidays, (specifically the summer and Christmas holidays) there is no such limitation and students are able to work full-time.



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