Full-time studies

  • study places 40
  • location Kouvola, Finland
  • duration of studies 3,5 years
  • next application periods:
    • 9.-23.1.2019
    • 20.3.-3.4.2019
  • tuition fee: for non-EU/EEA citizens 6000 euros,
    scholarship scheme and further information www.xamk.fi/tuition-fees

Two application periods, spring 2019

Application period 1: 9.-23.1.2019

  • Entrance examinations outside Finland through FINNIPS network.

Application period 2: 20.3.-3.4.2019

  • Entrance examinations in Finland.

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Ready to challenge yourself in Digital International Business?

Learning at Xamk is based on the award winning LCCE© model of studies which goes beyond the traditional classroom and in which you work in close co-operation with companies in real world situations.

Company projects are integrated into International Business studies and provide a distinctive element for your CV and show future employers that you are ready for working life. This unique LCCE© method also provides you with the networking opportunities to be in touch with companies to seamlessly step straight from your study path to your career path.

You will learn in a dynamic way through integrated co-teaching and intensive contact sessions. Face-to-face contact sessions with lecturers, who are experts in their field, industry professionals, and supporting activities with your peers make studies fascinating and enjoyable.

Entrepreneurship is encouraged and you get tools to set up your own business. We have a long tradition in teaching international business as well as teaching in English.

Employers around the world appreciate your skills and competences acquired through the innovative use of technology integrated into your studies. The latest digital trends and tools that power business today are included in your programme.

You may select your own pathway in International Marketing or Global Supply Chain Management for a truly successful and fulfilling career. You will get to understand real business practices by working with real world companies. This strengthens your motivation and makes you ready for your chosen career immediately upon graduation.

You will study and learn in a truly international environment as our lecturers and students come from over 30 different countries. The mixture of cultural and linguistic backgrounds will raise your multi-cultural team working skills to a new level. This deepens your understanding of practices in global companies.

Structure of studies

The degree programme, completely taught in English, is organised on a full time basis taking approximately 3.5 years to complete. With hard work and determination, many of our students have managed to complete the degree in just 3 years. Indeed, if you have any previous university level studies, these can also be taken into account, speeding your way to completing your degree.

In our BBA in Digital International Business programme you will acquire a strong foundation in international business operations and global digital economy. Upon completion of your BBA degree, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence and make decisions in functional business disciplines
  • Survey environmental factors and their impact on the decision making process of an international company
  • Analyse the international economic environment for a business operating in global settings
  • Use technology as a support tool in decision making in international business
  • Conduct and utilise research to support business

The International Marketing study path focuses on the latest digital marketing trends, selling to the international customer and the fast-paced and exciting world of social media.

You will learn how a great customer experience is created and maintained. The Global Supply Chain Management study path focuses on cutting-edge digital technological solutions in SCM in the area of agile/smart logistics. You will learn how companies use and work with emerging technologies to increase the customer satisfaction by means of value creation.

Practical training during studies gives you hands-on experience in the real business world. The great thing about practical training is that you can do it anywhere in the world.

BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

The new BYOD policy demands students bring their own devices, i.e. laptops, to campus. Read more.

Career opportunities

The challenges and opportunities in the global marketplace have never been so exciting. Our tech-savvy BBA graduates with entrepreneurial approaches qualify for expertise and managerial positions requiring competence in international business.

Possible careers:

  • Digital project manager
  • Market supervisor
  • E-commerce specialist
  • Development director
  • Sales representative
  • Digital media manager
  • Account manager
  • Brand marketing manager
  • Export manager
  • Sustainability leader
  • CRM manager
  • e-Business Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Logistics manager
  • Purchaser

Facts about Finland

Finland is a republic and member of the European Union (EU)
Population: 5.5 million
Official languages: Finnish and Swedish
Currency: Euro
Most Finns, especially younger ones, speak English
Clean, safe and healthy environment

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Why not to give Xamk a try?

I always dreamt of an atmosphere that I can speak freely, express my opinions, make mistakes even; because what’s important is that you dare to accept challenges and make a change in yourself and in others.

I have my good friends here who always take care of me and the teachers who are always ready to help out with my studies. I have the chance to study in a quality facility with modern equipment, very ideal study environment!

Xuan, student of BBA degree programme

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Studying in Xamk

Kouvola campus

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Further information on studies

Mikhail Nemilentsev
puh. 040 630 7620

Further information on applying

Admission office
tel +358 44 702 8752 or +358 50 312 5031

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