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

Graduated student Hong Cheng (程红Lisa)

"JAMK’s high standard of education, devoted professors, compulsory practical training and international environment, have developed my independent thinking, cross-cultural communication skills and work-related skills that will benefit me in the future."

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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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Bettina: Double Degree Student from Austria, Master of Business Administration

""I have always wanted to be among the very best – the cream of the crop so to say – and I chose JAMK. Even though we are high up in the north, JAMK offers its students brilliant professors and business people from all over the world ""

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Acknowledged quality

Our degree programmes in Business Administration are of high quality by both national and international standards. In March 2013, JAMK received an international quality label from the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council.

The first EFMD member in Finland

JAMK was the first Finnish university of applied sciences to become a member of EFMD. The European Foundation for Management Development is an internationally recognised accreditation organisation for business and management education.

The first EPAS-accredited university of applied sciences in Finland

In 2015, the degree programme in International Business received the esteemed international EPAS accreditation for the second time. Accreditation was admitted by EFMD.

The most popular programmes in Finland

JAMK’s online studies in Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management constitute the most popular programme in hospitality management in Finland. The Bachelor´s Degree Programme in International Business is the most popular business programme conducted in English in Finland.

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. Two of our degree programmes can be studied online.



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