Master of Business Administration, International Business Management |

Master of Business Administration, International Business Management

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences offers a master’s degree Master of Business Administration, International Business Management.

Degree: Master of Business Administration, MBA
Length of studies: 90 ECTS Credits, 2 years

Who is the Master’s Degree Programme for?

You are eligible if you have a higher education degree completed in or outside of Finland. You also need to have at least two years of work experience in the field of business administration after the higher education degree. For further information, please see the admission criteria in Studyinfo.

SeAMK is the best university of applied sciences in Finland

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK) is once again the best university of applied sciences in Finland in the 2022 results of the nationwide graduation feedback survey (AVOP). According to the graduates of a bachelor’s degree, SeAMK has the best study satisfaction, the best contents of studies, the best learning environments as well as the best study support services and working life connections. In the areas of internationality, work life counselling, internship and thesis, SeAMK reached the second highest place. In this nationwide survey, students evaluate and provide feedback on completed studies. (Source:

How to apply?

You can always find upcoming application periods on How to Apply page. Information on eligibility (who may apply), admission criteria and the application form can be found on Studyinfo website. 

Master of Business Administration, International Business Management studies will start in autumn 2024.

What Are the Objectives of the Programme?

In the Degree Programme in International Business Management, you learn how to develop international business with the help of new kind of thinking and operating models. With the help of education, you can strengthen and develop your own expertise and get support for your personal career plan.

How are the Studies Organised?

Multimodal online learning methods are used. The studies include also face-to-face teaching every other week on Friday and Saturday. Studies emphasise independent work as well as solving learning assignments. The development project is an essential part of the studies. The language of instruction is English.

Partners for the Course Content

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences has strong co-operation with its international key partners: University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg (Germany) and University of Missouri, St Louis (USA). The co-operation includes a common Global Master School, other course options and welcoming visiting lecturers, for example.

In addition, the double degree programme is organised in co-operation with Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences. In Finland, the programme is in partnership with Vaasa University of Applied Sciences in terms of elective studies in project management.

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City of Seinäjoki – Entrepreneurial, active, and affordable city for students

The SeAMK Campus is located in the Frami area of the city of Seinäjoki. There students from all faculties of SeAMK can interact and enjoy one of the most modern and beautiful campuses in Finland. Student housing and the city center are a convenient walking distance from the campus. The Frami area is also home to several high-tech companies, which helps you get familiar with your future employers.

The fast-growing city of Seinäjoki is the heart of the South-Ostrobothnia region in the western part of Finland and is easily accessible via public transportation through major routes. Even though the capital of Helsinki is less than three hours away by train, choosing to stay and live comfortably in Seinäjoki can be much more convenient and affordable.

FINEEC Excellence. The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC) has awarded SeAMK the Quality Label for Excellence in higher education for enhancement work of an exceptional quality.