Record number of applicants to Hanken

Record number of applicants to Hanken

Hanken received a total of 1439 applications (2018: 1254) within the deadline for the integrated BSc and MSc programme in Vaasa and Helsinki this year.

A total of 196 applicants applied for the master’s programme in Swedish (2018:187). Hanken is experiencing a positive trend with a continuously growing number of applications for the 12th year in a row.

-We are very pleased with the result. The increasing number of applicants is proof that the high quality of the education at Hanken is appreciated, says Planning Officer Linda Martelius.

As of 2018 Hanken is part of the joint application to higher education in Finland. 60% of the applicants are admitted based on their results from the matriculation examination. It is also possible to be admitted through an entrance exam which is the same for all universities in Finland that offer business degrees. The exam is held on 5 June 2019 at Hanken.

More information about the admissions process:
Linda Martelius (, phone 0403521388)