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Admission to the Bachelor's Programme in International Business, Bachelor (Mikkeli) and Master (Otaniemi) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (3 yrs + 2 yrs)

The application period for Bachelor’s Programme in International Business (taught in English) will be organized during the application period for Joint Application to Higher Education during 5–19 January 2022 (admission groups I-III). Applicants are selected to pursue a BSc degree (Econ. and Bus. Admin.) in the Bachelor’s Programme in International Business at the School of Business Mikkeli Campus and a MSc degree (Econ. and Bus. Admin.) in one of the School of Business Master’s programmes at the Otaniemi Campus.
BScBA students at Mikkeli Campus

Selection schedule 2022

The admissions to Aalto Bachelor's Programme in International Business are organized once a year. The application period for admission groups I-III is organized during the application period for Joint Application to Higher Education, spring 2022 (5–19 Jan 2022). Transfer student admission is organized in the University transfer application spring 2022 (2–16 May 2022).

Who can apply?

All applicants must fulfil the general eligibility requirements for higher education. You are eligible to apply if you have completed or will complete during spring 2022 one of the following qualifications:

  • Finnish matriculation examination
  • International Baccalaureate diploma (IB), completed in an accredited IB school
  • European Baccalaureate examination (EB), completed in an accredited EB school
  • Deutsches Internationales Abitur diploma (DIA) or
  • Reifeprüfung diploma (RP) in Finland
  • Upper secondary education completed outside Finland (general or vocational), e.g. a high school diploma. The qualification has to give eligibility to university-level studies in the country in question
  • 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

Additionally, eligible to apply are

  • applicants who have been granted the right to study in a university in Finland
  • applicants who have a higher education degree completed in Finland (or an equivalent, at minimum a bachelor level degree completed abroad)

Please note that any high school diploma awarded abroad does not qualify for International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) and any European high school diploma does not qualify for European Baccalaureate Diploma (EB). Both International Baccalaureate and European Baccalaureate are special programmes and only students that have studied at a school that participates in the International Baccalaureate or the European Baccalaureate programmes can be awarded an IB or EB Diploma (see the links above).

Admission group I: In order to be admitted, the applicants must have completed with a pass grade either advanced or basic mathematics test in the Finnish matriculation exam, or equivalent IB, EB or RP/DIA exams.

Admission group II & III: Only SAT/ACT tests taken on or after 1 January 2020 are considered. To be eligible for admission, the applicant must achieve a minimum total score of 1200 for the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Mathematics sections on the SAT test or a composite score of 25 for the Reading, English, Maths and Science sections on the ACT test.

There is no restriction against applying through more than one of the admission groups described in these admissions criteria. Applicants may apply through all of the admission groups for which they are eligible.

Study options and intake

How to apply?

The admissions to Aalto Bachelor's Programme in International Business are organized once a year through the national Studyinfo service. You can also find all study options available at Aalto University at studyinfo.fi.

Admission process

The application form for the Bachelor’s Programme in International Business is submitted through the online application system to Finnish higher education institutions studyinfo.fi. Applications to the Bachelor’s Programme in International Business (admission groups I-III) must be submitted during the application period 5–19 January 2022 (by 15:00 UTC+2). The application period for transfer students is 2–16 May 2022. You can find our programme from the studyinfo.fi-portal by using “Aalto University Mikkeli” as your search. The applications and their appendices must arrive at the University by the deadlines given. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

More information on the higher education institutions’ student admissions and the application form (application form only during the application period) is available on studyinfo.fi.

Note! All applicants must read the instructions on how to fill the application form carefully. In case there are any questions or confusion about which group the applicant should apply in, the applicant should contact the Aalto University School of Business Mikkeli Campus: [email protected].

Information on the SAT and ACT Tests

Applicants in admission groups II and III are ranked based on the total score of the SAT test's Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Mathematics sections or for the corresponding composite score of the ACT test’s Reading, English, Maths and Science sections. If several applicants have received the same score, the applicant with the highest score in the mathematics section of the SAT or ACT test will be admitted. If the Mathematics or Maths section score is the same, all applicants with that score will be selected.

More information about delivering the SAT and ACT scores and about the conversion of ACT test scores into SAT scores

All official results of the SAT tests must be delivered to Aalto University directly from the test organizer. Aalto University ID code (1700) must be included in the SAT registration form.

All official results of the ACT tests must be delivered to Aalto University directly from the test organizer. Aalto University ID code (3008) must be included in the ACT registration form.

All applicants applying in spring 2022 must complete and deliver the SAT or ACT test results to Aalto University by the given deadline 1 May 2022.

Only SAT or ACT tests completed 1 January 2020 or later will be considered in the admissions.

If you have completed more than one test, only the test with the highest total score (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Mathematics sections for the SAT test or the composite score of Reading, English, Maths and Science sections for the ACT test) will be considered.

Please note that SAT and ACT tests can be fully booked before the final registration date, so please make sure to register for the test well in advance. Aalto University does not organize SAT or ACT tests or answer inquiries concerning the tests.

More information on taking the SAT test in Finland can be found at https://samsuomi.fi/sat-and-sat-subject-test-in-english/

More information on the SAT test can be found at http://www.collegeboard.org/

More information on taking the ACT test can be found at https://www.act.org/content/act/en.html

Required application documents

Required application documents must be uploaded to the online application form by the given deadlines. All applicants are required to prove their eligibility by providing the required documents.

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 make changes to the application form only 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 and from the degree-specific instructions below.

Instructions on how to fill in the application form

Language requirements

The language of instruction in the Aalto Bachelor's Programme in International Business is English, so all students are expected to have sufficient language skills to be able to study in English. You are not required to submit a separate language test result, in Admission groups II and III the SAT or ACT test results are sufficient proof of language proficiency.

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 admission results are published in the Studyinfo service by 3 June 2022 at the latest (admission groups I-III). 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

Aalto University Mikkeli Campus Study Office

tel:+358(0)50 4389837                                                                                                            

email for admission issues: [email protected]

 

Aalto Mikkeli Campus WhatsApp

If you have questions concerning applying to the program, you can contact us also through WhatsApp.

You can find more information about the program's  WhatsApp Service here.

 

Bachelor's Program in International Business - FAQ

We gathered most frequently asked questions if you have something in mind. Questions are about applying, studies and the student life in general.

More information here.

 

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Bachelor's Program in International Business, Aalto University

International Business, Bachelor (BScBA, Mikkeli) and Master of Science (Otaniemi) in Economics and Business Administration (3 + 2 yrs)

The Bachelor’s Programme in International Business (also called the BScBA Programme) provides students with a comprehensive range of skills and knowledge to build, develop and lead companies on a global scale. A bachelor’s degree in business with an international focus opens up a wide variety of career opportunities in the private and public sectors, across all industries and continents. If you have ambitions to strive in a global business environment (e.g. study or work abroad), the Bachelor’s Programme in International Business is for you.

Organised at Aalto University’s Mikkeli Campus, you will join a close-knit community of globally oriented and ambitious Finnish and international students. After the intensive Bachelor studies, including a semester abroad at one of the programme’s many high-quality partner universities, you are guaranteed the study right at a Master’s Programme at Aalto University Otaniemi Campus.

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