Department of Accounting & Business Law
The leading accounting and business law department in Finland.
The Department of Accounting and Business Law is the leading accounting and business law department in Finland with both Finnish and international faculty from a variety of backgrounds. Our research is regularly published in the top Accounting, Finance, Management, and Business Law outlets. We are well networked both nationally and internationally with regular research visits from prestigious universities and close ties to top businesses. Faculty members take societally relevant roles supporting political decision making, advising businesses and governing companies. We have high media visibility. Theoretically advanced and practically valuable research enables us to provide state-of-the-art teaching.
Our excellent seminar series covers both Management and Financial Accounting topics, attracting top researchers from all over the world.
"Accounting is the language of business"
- Warren Buffett
We believe accounting and business law is an essential part of financially sound, workable solutions to often complex and ambiguous managerial challenges. Our degree programs equip you with a skill set to succeed in today's often turbulent job market – and to help you, in the spirit of Warren Buffett, speak the language of today's businesses.
Tomi Viitala: I research subjects that have practical significance and are interesting to various audiencesThis Assistant Professor of Tax Law constantly aims for steady improvement, both professionally and as an ultrarunner.
Familiarise yourself with the application processes by selecting the field and degree level suitable for you. The bachelor’s degree is a lower university degree preceding the master’s degree studies. The master’s degree is a higher university degree.
The Master’s Programme in Accounting prepares students for producing and using financial and non-financial information to control and manage companies. Accounting, whether financial accounting or management accounting, is at the heart of every business and a critical part of planning and decision-making in companies. Accounting graduates possess invaluable and highly universal know-how for succeeding in different organisations across all industries and continents.
The degrees that can be completed on the Aalto University Doctoral Programme in Economics are Doctor of Science, Economics and Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy and Licentiate in Science, Economics and Business Administration.
Ekonominaukio 1, 3rd Floor, 02150 Espoo
Aalto University School of Business
Department of Accounting
PO Box 21210, 00076 AALTO
Head of the Department: Professor Seppo Ikäheimo
Secretary: Oskari Saimala
Please email [email protected] for your questions regarding admissions to Bachelor's and Master's programs in Accounting and [email protected] for questions regarding Doctoral program in Accounting. Please email [email protected] for further information and for all administrative affairs.
School of Business
At the School of Business, we work for better business and a better society. We educate experts and leaders for the future and contribute to society through impactful research, long-term partnerships and societal engagement. We are one of the leading business schools in Europe.