Rules and Regulations

Hanken is a university under Finnish legislation, regulated mainly by the Universities Act.

The legislation sets the grounds for the education as well as for students rights. In addition, Hanken has set rules for the degree education and for various processes concerning study affairs.

You can find the most important regulations below. The other subheadings cover information about the assessment and grading scale at Hanken, the School's Action Plan Against Academic Dishonesty and your possibilities to influence the decision making concerning studies at Hanken.

Degree Regulations

The University Degrees in Finland are regulated by legislation and the Universities' own regulations. Hanken's Degree Regulations is the principal document on the requirements for the degrees, while the Instructions concernings studies deal more with processes.

The Universities Act
Government Decree on University Degrees

(all revisions are not available in English)

Hanken's Degree Regulations were revised twice during 2014, changing among other things the offering of alternative majors and the mandatory studies in the Bachelor's degree. A change concerning the electives in the Master's degree has been taken back by the Board 16.4.2015.

Some changes have been made to the Degree Regulations and Instructions Concerning studies during 2017-2019; updated translations on their way.