This information is directed to incoming exchange students at Otaniemi campus. Incoming exchange students at Mikkeli Campus can find information here.

Aalto University School of Business offers several Master's degree programs in English and dozens of courses in English on bachelor level. More than 160 English-lectured courses are available in the business school and dozens of multidiciplinary courses in other Aalto schools in the fields of art, design and technology.

Most of the courses lectured in English at the School of Business are available for you. There are however some courses that might have restrictions or quotas. The requirements are usually mentioned in the course descriptions in Weboodi.  Certain courses can sometimes be available for certain majors only or master level students only etc. In general, bachelor students are allowed to take master level courses provided that they fulfil the possible prerequisites and there are places available. NB! CEMS students are advised to check the up-to-date list of CEMS accredited courses prior to semester start. 

List of courses taught in English 2019-2020

List of courses for the 2020-2021 will be available late spring/early summer when new two year curriculum will be published. 

The course descriptions 2019-2020 by subject can be found below:


Business Law

Corporate Communication




Information Systems Science & Business Technology

International Business & Philosophy


Management Science


Organization and Management

A full workload at Aalto University is 30 ECTS per semester. One ECTS credit stands for approx. 27 working hours. These hours include all the work required for completing the course (lectures, cases, possible projects, exam etc.).Courses at the School of Business are usually worth of 6 ECTS credits, so 5 courses equals full workload. There is no maximum limit on the number of courses you can take.