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Finland: Aalto University

Established in 1911, the Aalto University School of Business is the leading business school in Finland and ranks among the best in Europe. The School provides students with a multidisciplinary, international learning experience. The focus is on teaching through real life challenges, real cases, consultancy projects and internships, in close cooperation with the business community and the rest of society. The School of Business is a community of 2,700 students and 103 faculty members with approximately 600 international students a year.

Multidisciplinary learning is not only a facet of student life at Aalto, but is also appreciated throughout Helsinki and greater Finland. With nearly 100 new university startups launched annually, innovation and entrepreneurship are key components of life at Aalto. The university also develops and promotes art-based activities across disciplines, knowledge frameworks and communities.

Helsinki, the capital of Finland with a population of over 600,000, is located on the shore of southern Finland. Ranked as one of the most livable cities in the world, Helsinki offers a rich cultural heritage and a wide array of recreational activities. Aalto University School of Business is located in Otaniemi, the main campus of Aalto University, and is located 9 kilometers away from downtown Helsinki in Espoo, the second largest city in Finland. Islands, forests, and other outdoor pursuits are all within easy reach of the city center.

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  This Program’s Level of Competitiveness =  2

Level of Competitiveness (1 = least, 3 = most)

1 Chance of acceptance is probable if students meet the minimum requirements.
Most students are typically accepted. 
3 This is one of the most competitive programs. We recommend having a back-up option in mind.

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