In the Degree Program in International Business (IB), you will study business in the Arctic Circle in an international group whilst learning how environmental and social factors impact business decisions. Through your studies, you will become a business expert who can work innovatively both globally and locally and has an entrepreneur-like approach to business development. You will learn about the possibilities of establishing a business of your own and creating an individual entrepreneurship path. You will also be able to recognize business opportunities around you. This degree allows you to be employed in various tasks in different fields in business and also in the public sector.
Sustainability is a cross-cutting theme in your studies. Lapland and the Arctic region offer an ideal location to study sustainability in a fragile environment. The program encourages the development and implementation of innovative sustainable business ideas in joint projects with businesses, locally and across borders.
You get a strong foundation in business principles such as marketing, financial management, business law, sustainable accounting, business communication, and project planning. During your studies, you will enhance your knowledge and skills in sustainability and its connection with the business. After graduating, you will be able to tackle the most pressing problems of the world.
The study environment
The advantage of the program is its unique environment. You study in an innovative learning environment that combines theory and practice and modern facilities with advanced technologies that support effective learning. You will gain a more concrete approach to the topics studied in projects implemented in close cooperation with local companies and organizations. The program encourages the development and implementation of innovative sustainable business ideas in joint projects with businesses, locally and across borders. Implementation of studies may take multiple forms: in-class studies as well as field activities such as practical training in a company and field trips in the region, an international exchange period, and virtual studies.
Improve your international skills!
You can improve your international skills by studying or doing your practical training abroad. You will also have a chance to experience internationalization at home through joint study unit implementation and events together with the local students.
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Would you like to complete a double degree?
In the Degree Program of International Business (IB), you can apply for a double degree at Turiba University and in FH Aachen UAS. A double degree program provides students the opportunity of studying for a definite period at a partner institution and get a degree from both institutions.