| 15.11.2023

Hanken has new exchange agreements on BSc level in France and Canada

Hanken has signed new student exchange agreements on BSc level with ESSEC Business School in France and University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business in Canada. You can apply for an exchange at these new partner universities for fall semester 2024 no later than 31 January 2024. You will find a short introduction to the new partners below.
More information is also given by Johanna Lilius, Head of International Relations (johanna.lilius@hanken.fi).

ESSEC Business School 


ESSEC is an internationally accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) business school founded in 1907. ESSEC has approx. 7200 students at 4 campuses (Cergy, Paris-La Défense, Rabat and Singapore). The exchange for Hanken students will take place at the campus in Cergy-Pontoise, which is located approx. 35 minutes from Paris. 

Location: Cergy-Pontoise (35 minutes from the centre of Paris)
Level: BSc
Slots: 2 students / semester
Language: English 
Courses: 30 ECTS. You are to take 3rd and 4th year courses in the Global BBA programme. Information and a course list can be found on the here: ESSEC BBA Exchange program - Course offer
- Autumn semester: late August – approx. 22 December
- Spring Semester: approx. 20 February – middle of June
Detailed information regarding the semester dates can be found in the ESSEC Global BBA Fact Sheet:

Accommodation: ESSEC offers the possibility to apply for student accommodation in one of their 3 student residences in Cergy. For more information on accommodation please have a look at ALEGESSEC’s flyer

More information for incoming exchange students can be found here.

Please also acquaint yourself with the country, culture, and customs!


University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business


University of Calgary is a public university founded 1966 and the Business School is founded in 1967. Haskayne School of Business is AACSB accredited and has about 4050 students.

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Level: BSc
Slots: 1 student/semester 
Language: English
Courses: 5 courses = 30 ECTS. 
You can search for courses online (scroll down to Selecting & registering in courses). Please note that you have to look for courses in several Business subjects to get an overlook of all courses (e.g. Accounting, Economics, Management Studies, Marketing etc). You are to choose courses from level 3 and 4 (intended for students in 2nd and/or 3rd year or 4th year, potentially some courses from junior level). 
- Autumn semester: 1 September – approx. 20 December 
- Spring Semester: 1 January – end of April 
Detailed information on the academic calendar can be found in the UCalgary Fact Sheet:

You can apply for on-campus housing, but a place is not guaranteed. UCalgary has also compiled information on private housing. You are urged to apply early. Please see housing options on the web.  

More information for incoming exchange students can also be found here.

Please also acquaint yourself with the country, culture and customs!