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Bachelor of Business Administration, international business

Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration, Tradenomi (AMK)
Location: Rovaniemi, Finland
Duration: 210 ECTS, 3,5 years
Teaching time: Daytime teaching


In the Degree Programme in International Business (IB) you will study business in the Arctic Circle in an international group whilst learning how environmental and social factors impact business decisions. Through your studies you will become a business expert who can work innovatively both globally and locally and has an entrepreneur-like approach to the business development. You will learn about the possibilities of establishing a business of your own and creating an individual entrepreneurship path. You will also be able to recognise business opportunities around you. This degree allows you to be employed in various tasks in different fields in business and also in the public sector.
Sustainability is a cross-cutting theme in your studies. Lapland and Arctic region offer an ideal location to study sustainability in a fragile environment. The programme encourages development and implementation of innovative sustainable business ideas in joint projects with businesses, locally and across borders. 

You get a strong foundation in business principles such as marketing, financial management, business law, sustainable accounting, business communication and project planning. During your studies you will enhance your knowledge and skills in sustainability and its connection with business. After graduating you will be able to tackle most pressing problems of the world.

International Business programme in the news:

UAS Pathway provides an opportunity to become acquainted with studies in Finland

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Business studies inspired to become an entrepreneur in Lapland

International contacts inspire business students

The study environment

The advantage of the programme is its unique environment. You study in an innovative learning environment that combines theory and practice and modern facilities with advanced technologies that support effective learning. You will gain a more concrete approach to the topics studied in projects implemented in close cooperation with local companies and organisations. The programme encourages development and implementation of innovative sustainable business ideas in joint projects with businesses, locally and across borders. Implementation of studies may take multiple forms: in-class studies as well as field activities such as practical training in a company and field trips in the region, an international exchange period and virtual studies.

Improve your international skills!

You can improve your international skills by studying or doing your practical training abroad. You will also have a chance to experience internationalisation at home through joint study unit implementation and events together with the local students. 

Your title could be for example

marketing manager, head of customer relationships, head of services, sales negotiator, project planner, entrepreneur, environmental health & safety (EHS) manager or sustainability manager, entrepreneur.

Would you like to complete a double degree?

In the Degree Programme of International Business (IB) you can apply for the double degree in Turiba University and in FH Aachen UAS. Double degree programme provides students the opportunity of studying for a definite period at a partner institution and getting a degree from both institutions.

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Read more about degree curricula.

Information about the residence permit requirements and other procedures on the Finnish Immigration Service website.

International Business programme is in co-operation with Finnips:


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How to apply on year 2022?

Here you can find more information on applying:

Applying for a degree:

  • The Joint Application schedule
  • Entrance examinations
  • Tuition fees in Lapland UAS
You can apply for most of the Bachelor’s level studies conducted in English in joint application to higher education. In joint application you apply to all your study programme choices with one application form.  

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Read more about starting studies via Open UAS Path Studies


Studies start

The next academic year begins in September 2022.


Guide for new students

From website > Guide for new students    you can find useful information to start your studies in Lapland UAS


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