Double degree with EMLyon
Two degrees in four semesters
The double degree option is an extraordinary opportunity to obtain two degrees in four semesters:
Successful completion of a double degree offers many benefits. These include, for example:
EMLyon Business School
EMLyon Business School is a French business school founded in Lyon/France in 1872 by the local business community. It is affiliated with the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry and currently holds the triple accreditation: EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB. According to the Financial Times, EMLyon belongs to the top 20 European business schools and the top 10 Masters in Management programmes worldwide.
Double Degree Structure
As a double degree student, you complete the course requirements based on the existing agreement between Hanken School of Economics and EMLyon Business School.
The double degree programme is carried out at the two universities as follows:
First year of studies:
Autumn semester at Hanken School of Economics
Spring semester at EM Lyon, France
Possible internship (e.g. 3 months) during the summer
Second year of studies:
Autumn semester at EM Lyon, France
Spring semester at Hanken School of Economics
NOTE! During your exchange period at EM Lyon Business School you must nevertheless be registered as present at Hanken. This regulation applies to all outgoing exchange students.
Semester 2 and Semester 3 will be spent at EM Lyon Business School:
Semester 1 and Semester 4 are spent at Hanken:
The master's thesis will be written at and supervised by Hanken during the fourth semester, and its writing may exceed the spring semester, which ends on July 31st, making the total study time possibly a little more than 4 semesters.
Note! In addition to these requirements, the student has to complete
Summary of requirements for completing the double degree
The requirements for Hanken double degree students to graduate from EM Lyon are
This means that:
Admission to the Double Degree Programme
When applying for admission to the programme in International Strategy and Sustainability, the applicant can simultaneously choose to apply for the double degree programme. On the application form, there is a specific question regarding the programme and therefore no separate application is needed.
Please check the additional admission criteria on the admission pages:
Fees and scholarships
Depending of if you were admitted to the Double Degree programme via the admission process at Hanken or at EMLyon, the regulations differ a bit:
Additional costs might occur through travelling from one university to the other or by higher living expenses abroad.