Academic Networks

Hanken conducts research and collaborates within a number of research networks both nationally and internationally. Some cooperation is structured as joint research- or competence centres, others take place within global research networks.

Research- and competence centers:

Helsinki GSE

Helsinki Graduate School of Economics is an academic initiative bringing together three Finnish universities – Aalto University, Hanken School of Economics, and University of Helsinki. By joining the forces of three universities and cooperating with third parties, Helsinki GSE aims to produce outstanding research with maximum academic and social impact – both nationally and internationally, to attract and educate the next generation of world-class economists and to offer excellent training across disciplinary borders.

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The Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Research Institute (HUMLOG Institute) is a focal point for researchers in humanitarian logistics, founded by Hanken and theNational Defence University of Finland (NDU). The aim of the institute is to research the area of humanitarian logistics in disaster preparedness, response and recovery. The HUMLOG Institute also serves as a platform and physical place for researchers in the field of humanitarian logistics to exchange ideas. The centre collaborates with a number of humanitarian organisations, such as UNICEF, ICRC, RC/RC Climate Centre, NESA and IFRC East Africa.

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IPR University Center

IPR University Center is a joint institute of six Finnish universities: University of Helsinki, Aalto University, University of Turku, University of Eastern Finland and University of Lapland, and Hanken, who also hosts the centre. IPR University Center conducts and coordinates research within intellectual property and shares information pertaining to this field.

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