Non-degree studies

Hanken offers non-degree students many different possibilities to take courses at Hanken, ranging from single courses to study modules in different subjects. We offer courses on all levels and both to students at other universities and anyone wanting to learn.

The table summarises the non-degree studies that Hanken offers. Have a look at what could suit you and read more about the study opportunities below.


Below are links to more information about each of the study opportunities that Hanken offers for non-degree students. Please note that application to the modules varies; information about prerequisites and the application process is found on the pages linked below.

All levels

  • Hanken Open University: On-site and online university-level courses in business and economics open to all. Registration fee is 15 euro per study credit; free of charge for students registered at other Finnish universities.
  • JOO studies: Studies at Hanken for students registered at other Finnish universities through the JOO Agreement.

Basic level

Bachelor’s level

  • Study Module in Corporate Responsibility: Two-year, on-site study module in corporate responsibility (CR) for anyone residing in Finland with an interest in CR (min. 25 ECTS).
  • LITO Basic Business Studies module: Online module in business skills for students in other disciplines than economics (5-40 ECTS). Note: only for students registered at other Finnish universities; not available for business school students.
  • Study module in HR: Two-year, on-site study module in human resource management (27 ECTS). Note: in Swedish; only for students registered at other Finnish universities.
  • Studies in logistics: Courses in supply chain management and logistics. Note: only for students at Arcada University of Applied Sciences.

Master’s level

Students that complete one of these modules can apply for admission to a corresponding Master’s programme (see links above for more information).