In the field of Business Administration we offer Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes both in English and in Finnish. We also offer continuing education and R&D services. 


Other Degree Programmes

These programmes are mainly conducted in Finnish, but have various courses in English.

Bachelor's Degrees


Student and alumni stories

Kyle Doyle standing in a hockey arena's seat section with a hockey rink visible behind him

Sport Business Management, student Kyle Doyle

"JAMK tackled everything I was looking for – business isn’t going out of style any time soon, so it’s always a sure way to improve your employability. And the sport aspect of it would help me get back into the hockey business if I wanted to."

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International students help companies in internationalisation

"A small investment from the company with a great effect on its internationalisation. JAMK’s international students helped C2 SmartLight survey new markets."

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Acknowledged quality

Our degree programmes are of high quality by both national and international standards.

The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC) has conducted an audit of JAMK University of Applied Sciences and has awarded the institution with a quality label that is valid for six years from 20 May 2019. 

FINEEC awards also the Quality Label for Excellence to audited higher education institutions for their commitment to enhancement work of exceptionally high quality. JAMK has been awarded the first-ever Quality Label for Excellence in higher education in May 2021. Read more about JAMK´s label for excellence here.

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The first EFMD accredited degree programme in Finland

JAMK was the first Finnish university of applied sciences to get an EFMD accreditation for a degree programme all the way back in 2012. The European Foundation for Management Development is an internationally recognised accreditation organisation for business and management education. In 2021 our Degree Programme in International Business received the rare, extended EFMD Bachelor -accreditation that is valid for 5 years.


Extensive international cooperation

The School of Business has partner universities in over 30 countries and our international network consists of 130 partner universities, of which many are internationally highly ranked. The partnerships offer an academic experience abroad with the possibility of student and faculty exchange, double degrees, customised programmes, and joint research at the bachelor’s and master’s level.

Outstanding online environment

The School of Business has a high-quality, interactive online environment and advanced blended learning models have been built for both social and personalized learning. We make use of interactive teaching methods, videoconferencing and lectures and encourage the students to connect with the lecturers and peer students throughout their studies.



Open studies - Available to everyone

Open Studies are available to everyone, irrespective of age and educational background. The courses are suitable for you who 

  • want to develop your expertise or the knowledge and skills needed in the world of work 
  • are considering studies at a university of applied sciences and want to be familiarised with your future field of study 
  • want to advance your all-round education in your areas of interest

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Note! International students may need a visa or residence permit for Open Studies, depending on their citizenship. It is difficult to get these permits only for Open Studies, which are not leading to a degree. For further information, please visit the website of the Finnish Immigration Service. Note also, that the studies often contain contact lessions and require attendance in Jyväskylä Finland.


Business courses in Open studies

There are courses available in all fields of study. You can take course chains, study paths or single courses. There are courses held in mornings, evenings and weekends along with courses taught completely online.  Pick your own!

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Hiekkataipale Minna-Maaria

Hiekkataipale Minna-Maaria

Yksikönjohtaja, Director
LIKE Hallinto, Administration
Liiketoiminta, School of Business