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Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Helsinki

Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Helsinki

Combine business with IT

The Degree Programme in Business Information Technology provides students with practical professional Business IT skills combined with an extensive theoretical base.

We offer to our students courses on the most interesting areas of current IT education. The areas are

  • Digital services
  • Software engineering
  • ICT-infrastructures and IT security
  • Business development and Business IT solutions.  

In addition, studies typically include content and practical application arranged in co-operation with partnering IT and other companies. This collaboration with both local and international companies is an integral part of the programme and enables students to learn the skills and acquire the experience to work in multicultural teams and on multinational projects.

Career plans that include the development of entrepreneurship, and sales and service abilities are strongly supported. Furthermore, the programme offers general courses enhancing other skills required to successfully work in a business environment. These skills are related to areas such as team work, communication, and the ability to work independently.

Full-time studies that begin in August 2018

campus: Helsinki, Pasila

Full-time studies that begin in January 2019

campus: Pasila (Helsinki)

  • title: tradenomi (Bachelor of Business Administration)
  • 210 credit points (ECTS)
  • application period from 1 June to 28 September 2018 at 15.00 pm Finnish time (application with SAT)
  • application period is from 5 September to 20 September 2018 at 15.00 pm Finnish time (application with entrance examination)
  • entrance exam 10 October 2018
  • please read how to apply with SAT-test
  • please read more about tuition fee
  • application statistics
  • application instructions in Studyinfo

Alumni stories

From student to entrepreneur – Konstantinos Karatsevidis, founder and CEO of Eve-Tech Oy

When Konstantinos Karatsevidis embarked on his studies at Haaga-Helia, he had no plans to start his own business. However, life took a surprising turn for the Greek-Ukrainian student: Konstantinos now runs his own company making smart devices alongside his studies.

Konstantinos has had an interest in IT and business since he was at school in Ukraine. After upper secondary school, he decided to look for a study place abroad. He had been interested in Finland ever since visiting the country as a child. Finnish mythology was not the only thing that captured his imagination.

"Finland and the Finnish education system enjoy a good reputation in Ukraine, although I did consider other options, too. In the end, I chose Finland and Haaga-Helia because of that reputation," says Konstantinos. Read more here >>

See also Konstantinos's video interview.


For Tuukka Meriläinen Haaga-Helia was the best possible choice

I think I have made the best possible choice when I decided to go to Haaga-Helia. I have not been anywhere else but I have no bad things to tell about Haaga-Helia so I cannot imagine what could be better in other Universities.

 Read more from Tuukka's blog.



Application process

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Apply within direct application period

Participate in the entrance examinations 

The results will be published 

Accept your study place

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