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 in the fields of Business Administration and Tourism and Hospitality Management. Our Degree Programme in International Business is an EFMD Accredited Bachelor - has been since 2012. 

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.

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.



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.

Read more about Quality at JAMK.

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.




JAMK School of Business and RDI​

School of Business and its RDI activities actively aim to strengthen the competence of companies and organizations. Our work-life oriented projects always aim to create new knowledge, service solutions, and innovations. 

Our project portfolio varies from 30 to 40 projects per year. The common themes in our projects have mainly been tourism, eSports, and gaming technologies in the recent years .


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.


More information

Hiekkataipale Minna-Maaria

Hiekkataipale Minna-Maaria

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