Incoming Exchange Students

On these web pages you will find information on exchange studies at Hanken.

COVID-19 and incoming exchange

Hanken welcomes incoming exchange students for the academic year 2021-2022. Hanken also hosted exchange students during the academic year 2020-2021. Exchange students study from Finland, it is not possible to follow the semester online from the students home country.

Hanken’s general information as regards to special arrangements due to the pandemic is found here.

To be able to come as an exchange student to Hanken you have to

  1. be selected and nominated by your home university (Hanken's partner university)
  2. apply and be accepted by Hanken

Please note that Hanken School of Economics does not accept Free mover students. International  students must be students at one of our partner universities.

Key data 

Partners' deadline for nominations:

  • 15 April (autumn semester and whole year exchange)
  • 08 October (spring semester)

Students' deadline for completing application:

  • 01 May (autumn semester and whole year exchange)
  • 15 October  (spring semester)

 

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

In Helsinki:

Autumn semester 2020 (including orientation and exam period, 27.8 - 19.12.2020)

25-26.8 Arrival Days with Tutors' pickup service
27-28.8 Orientation Course (compulsory attendance)
31.8-16.10 Teaching period 1
17 & 19-24.10 Exam week for period 1
26.10-11.12 Teaching period 2
12 & 14-19.12 Exam week for period 2

Spring semester 2021 (including orientation and exam period, 14.1 - 18.5.2021)

12-13.1 Arrival Days with Tutors' pickup service
14-15.1 Orientation Course (compulsory attendance)
18.1- 5.3 Teaching period 3
6 & 8-13.3 Exam week for period 3
15.3-7.5 Teaching period 4
(1-7.4) Easter holiday; first/last day included
8 & 10-12 & 14-15 & 17-18.5 Exam week for period 4

Exchange students can stay for retake exams in June.

In Vaasa Autumn 2020:

Please note that the Vaasa Campus is open for exchange studies in the autumn semester only.

Autumn semester 2020 (including orientation and exam period, 31.8 - 19.12.2020)

28-30.8 Arrival Days with Tutors' pickup service
31.8 Orientation Course (compulsory attendance)
31.8-16.10 Teaching period 1
17 & 19-24.10 Exam week for period 1
26.10-11.12 Teaching period 2
12 & 14-19.12 Exam week for period 2

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