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, 1,5-3 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 2021 results of the nationwide graduation feedback survey (AVOP). According to the graduates of a bachelor’s degree, SeAMK is the best place to study. In addition, SeAMK has the best study satisfaction, the best study support services, the best learning environments as well as the best feedback and assessment practices and working life connections. In this nationwide survey, students evaluate and provide feedback on completed studies. (Source:

How to apply?

Master of Business Administration, International Business Management, full-time studies will start in autumn 2023. SeAMK Direct Application will be organised on 4–27 January 2023.

Information about the application process and admission criteria will be published at service prior the application period.

SeAMK offers studies in distance learning mode for first year-students in the degree programme Master of Business Administration for the autumn semester 2023, in case the student has to wait for their residence permit. For the studies of spring semester 2024 students are required to arrive to Seinäjoki to study on campusStudies during spring semester 2024 will be organized only on campus.

  • SeAMK Direct Application
  • Degree: Master of Business Administration, International Business Management

  • Length of Studies: 90 ECTS Credits, 2 years

  • Number of Study Places:

    • Full-time Studies: 30

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?

Varied learning methods are used. Courses include both contact sessions and independent studying. The emphasis of learning is on independent work and solving different kind of assignments. The development project is an essential part of the studies.

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.