Bachelor’s program in English
Hanken’s board decided at its meeting that starting in 2024, bachelor’s studies will be offered in English alongside the Swedish-language program. An English-language Bachelor in Business program with 80 study places will start in Helsinki in the summer of 2024.
The main focus of Hanken’s education will continue to be the Swedish-language bachelor’s program, which has more students than the English-language program. In the future, slightly more than 300 students will be admitted to the Swedish-language teaching and 80 students to the new English-language teaching. Students can complete the bachelor’s degree in economics in both Swedish and English in Helsinki and Vaasa. All students of the bachelor’s program are automatically entitled to complete a master’s degree in Hanken.
The Ministry of Education and Culture has encouraged universities and colleges to accept more students, including international students. Hanken participates in raising the level of education in Finland and in the education of international professionals working in Finland by establishing an English-language bachelor’s program in 2024.
Hanken has appointed Gyöngyi Kovács, Mika Gabrielsson and Sören Kock as vice-rectors for a three-year term starting on August 1, 2023. Gyöngyi Kovács is responsible for research, Mika Gabrielsson for education and Sören Kock for international relations and acting duties. as deputy principal in Vaasa.
In addition to these three vice-principals, two vice-principals were appointed. The current vice-principal Kaj Storbacka will continue as assistant vice-principal in his area of responsibility for continuing education and business cooperation. Nikodemus Solitander works as vice-rector in his area of responsibility for sustainable development.
Source: The Nordic Page