Admission to the Bachelor’s Programme in Economics, Bachelor and Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration (3 + 2 years)

The application period for Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Economics (taught in English) will be organised 9 - 23 January 2019. Applicants are selected to complete the degrees Bachelor and Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration. Admission is based on either SAT test results or grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB-, EB- or RP –degree. There are also admission groups based on applicants performance in Talousguru, MAOL lukion matematiikka and MAOL Datatähti (competitions for upper secondary school students in 2019).
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Selection schedule

The admissions to Bachelor's Programme in Economics are organised once a year in the spring joint application to higher education.

Selection schedule 2019

9 JAN 2019 by 8 am 
(GMT +2:00hrs)

First application period for spring joint application starts

23 JAN 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +2:00hrs)

First application period for spring joint application ends

30 JAN 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +2:00hrs)

Deadline for delivering documents proving the applicant’s liability to pay tuition fees (all applicants)

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Deadline for delivering documents proving eligibility (applicants who have graduated before spring 2019 and applicants completing a foreign degree granting eligibility to higher education studies in spring 2019)

4 May 2019 Required SAT test must be completed at the latest

10 APR 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +3:00hrs)

Deadline for delivering documents proving eligibility (e.g. predicted grades or preliminary grades, applicants completing an IB-, EB- or RP-/DIA-degree in spring 2019)

6 JUN 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +3:00hrs)

Deadline for delivering documents proving eligibility / the final diploma or certificate of final grades (applicants completing a Finnish vocational degree in spring 2019 and applicants completing a RP/DIA -degree in spring 2019)

11 JUN 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +3:00hrs)

Deadline for delivering official SAT test results

28 JUN 2019

Admission results for the spring joint application are published at the latest

8 JUL 2019 by 3 pm
(GMT +3:00hrs)

Deadline for accepting the offered study place for applicants accepted by 28 JUN 2019

12 JUL 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +3:00hrs)

Deadline for delivering the final diploma or certificate of final grades (applicants completing an IB- or EB-degree or a foreign degree granting eligibility to higher education studies in spring 2019)

31 JUL 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +3:00hrs)

Acceptance from the reserve list in the spring joint application ends

 

Admission based on competitions: Talousguru, MAOL lukion matematiikka & MAOL Datatähti

20 MAR 2019 by 8 am (GMT +2:00hrs)

Second application period for spring joint application starts

3 APR 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +3:00hrs)

First application period for spring joint application ends

10 APR 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +3:00hrs)

Deadline for delivering documents proving eligibility (e.g. predicted grades or preliminary grades, applicants completing an IB-, EB- or RP-/DIA-degree in spring 2019)

AND

Deadline for delivering documents proving success in Talousguru, MAOL lukion matematiikka or MAOL Datatähti competition

12 JUL 2019 by 3 pm (GMT +3:00hrs)

Deadline for delivering the final diploma or certificate of final grades (applicants completing an IB- or EB-degree or a foreign degree granting eligibility to higher education studies in spring 2019)

 

Who can apply?

All applicants must fulfill the general eligibility requirements for higher education. You are eligible to apply if you have completed or will complete during spring 2019 one of the following degrees:

  • Finnish matriculation examination
  • International Baccalaureate degree (IB)
  • European Baccalaureate degree (EB)
  • Reifeprüfung degree (RP) or Deutsches Internationales Abitur degree (DIA) in Finland
  • A degree completed outside Finland that in the awarding country gives eligibility for university studies
  • A Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification, further vocational qualification or specialist vocational qualification as set in the Vocational Education Act (531/2017)
  • Advanced International Certificate of Education degree (AICE) in Finland

Admission to the Bachelor's Programme in Economics is based on either grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB-, EB- or RP –degree or SAT test results. In addition, admission can also be based on applicants performance in Talousguru, MAOL lukion matematiikka and MAOL Datatähti competitions. In Admission Group I admission is based on the grades obtained in the Finnish matriculation examination, IB-, EB- or RP-degrees. In Admission Group II admission is based on SAT test results.

Study options and intake

Currently there is two Bachelor's degree programme with study options available in English in Aalto University School of Business: Economics (Otaniemi campus) and International Business (Mikkeli Campus). More information about Bachelor's programme in International Business here.

How to apply?

Admissions to Bachelor studies in English are organized through the spring national joint application to higher education. It is currently not possible to apply for studies at Aalto University in the autumn's application period for joint application.

Applications are submitted in the national Studyinfo-service. You can also find all study options available at Aalto University at Studyinfo.

Studyinfo.fi

 

Admission process

Admission to the Bachelor's Programme in Economics is based on either grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB-, EB- or RP –degree or SAT test results. There are also admission groups based on applicants performance in Talousguru, MAOL lukion matematiikka and MAOL Datatähti competitions.

In Admission Group I admission is based on the grades obtained in the Finnish matriculation examination, IB-, EB- or RP-degrees. In Admission Group II admission is based on SAT test results.

An applicant who meets the minimum requirements for both admission groups can be considered in both Admission Group I and Admission Group II. The applicant is not required to choose which admission group he/she applies in, since all applicants are automatically considered in both admission groups.

 

Required application documents

Required application documents must be delivered by the given deadlines.

Application documents are uploaded to the online application form in the Studyinfo service, preferably as PDF files. After you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation email. You can modify your application and upload documents to your application in the My Studyinfo service. If you cannot log in to the My Studyinfo service, you can modify your application and upload documents to your application via the link included in the confirmation email. You can only make changes to the application form during the application period. After the application period has ended, you can upload and modify your application documents until the document-specific deadlines. You can see the document-specific deadlines on the application form.

Instructions on how to apply

Language requirements

The language of instruction in the Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Economics is English, so all students are expected to have sufficient language skills to be able to study in English.

 

Tuition fees and scholarships

There is a tuition fee for students who are not citizens of the member states of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA), or Switzerland. Tuition fees are charged in programmes taught in English.

Admission results

The results for the joint application for spring 2019 are published in the Studyinfo service by 28.6.2019 at the latest. You can check the results by logging in to the My Studyinfo-service. An electronic results letter is also sent to all applicants.

Contact information

Tel. +358 40 353 8105

E-mail: [email protected]

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