Orientation Days and tutoring

Studerande Hanken
New students are offered orientation days in the end of August annually before the actual studies start and tutoring by older students.

DATE: will be published later on för each group of new students - keep the last weeks in August free until the dates are published.

LOCATION: Hanken in Helsinki & Hanken in Vaasa

TARGET GROUP: For students only - New Bachelor's and Master's degree students in Helsinki and Vaasa - both for students studying in Swedish and in English 

  • Note! The Orientation Days are not intended for students who have already completed their Bachelor's degree at Hanken.

PROGRAM: The programme for each group of new students will be published separately during the summer.


Orientation Days

  • The Orientation Days are a mandatory part of your studies.
  • Social events are also organised during the evening so keep the whole days reserved so that you can attend.
  • You can only attend the orientation days for the new student group you belong to and on the study location you were offered admission to. If you were admitted to Vasam you must attend the orientation days in Vasa and vice versa. 
  • Students arriving from abroad: make travel arrangements which ensure that you arrive well in advance before the Orientation Days.

During the Orientation days you will

  • gain all the information needed to kick-start your studies, study practicalities and what is expected of you as a student at Hanken
  • learn how to create your study plan and register for courses in the study tool Sisu. 
  • learn which services and possiblities Hanken offers you.
  • get to know the study environment
  • get to network with both new and old students



  • Hanken offers  tutoring for all new Bachelor's and Master's degree students.
    • The tutors are older students who on voluntary basis stand as tutors.
    • The tutors help the new students to kick-start their studies and organise social event where you get to know the other new students. 
  • Hanken does not offer pick-up service from the airport, harbour or train station for international students or pick-of the apartment key, but it is very easy to use the public transport in Finland.