The School of Business offers both SMEs and the public sector solutions for improving competitiveness. We create business concepts and promote the renewal of services. We offer Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes both in English and in Finnish. 

The core competences of the School of Business are business development, pedagogy, tourism and life-long learning. We offer studies in business, tourism and service business, and business information technology.

In developing our curricula and innovative pedagogical solutions, we work closely together with the industry. Various projects, internships, labs and regional development platforms offer our students excellent learning opportunities.



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.



2 450

We have 2 450 students. Annually, we get approximately 200 exchange students from various countries.

study places

In 2017 there are 450 study places open in Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes.


Our staff comprises a strong team of experts from both Finland and abroad. Annually we have 150 international academic staff visitors.

Curricula of Degree Programmes

The curriculum is a general description of the degree programme and its course requirements. A degree programme is formed by competence areas and courses. The programmes and instruction in them is organised through courses, which form competence areas. 

Master´s Degree Programmes

All our Finnish programmes have various courses conducted in English.


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Hiekkataipale Minna-Maaria

Hiekkataipale Minna-Maaria

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