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Bachelor's Degree in International Business

The English-taught Bachelor’s Degree in International Business at KAMK provides you with an understanding of the international business operations and gives you varied career opportunities in organizations that are engaged in business on a global scale. The degree develops the necessary skills and competences for success in a modern business environment. 

During the studies, you will gain insights into the manager’s responsibilities in planning, organizing and leading within the workplace as well as understanding the management practices in the international context. You will deepen your understanding of managing global supply chain and learn to understand the key principles of service design thinking in business development. You will also learn to create and evaluate the customer experience journey and manage digital business. In the specialization studies you will dive in deeper into the strategic marketing communications and digital marketing solutions.

The studies emphasize applying the learned theories into practice. Hands-on projects, practical training and thesis are a great way of learning, interacting and building networks with the working life. 

Our wide network of international partners gives you excellent opportunities to broaden the specialization of your studies via student exchange. The flexibility of the programme makes it possible to graduate sooner than in the official 3,5 years.  Take also a look at

Read more about the curriculum at KAMK Study Guide.

All non-EU/EEA citizens selected for English-taught studies leading to a Finnish higher education degree must read and approve a Student Agreement before accepting the study place. Click the link KAMK Student Agreement to read the Agreement. The Agreement applies to students who will start their studies after 1.1.2023.

Study places
210 ECTS
3,5 years
Degree Title
Bachelor of Business Administration
Further information
Admissions Office, +358 40 654 8475, admissions(at)
Combine the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to become a business expert in today’s global and multicultural working life.

Application period 4 -18 January 2023 for studies starting in autumn 2023. Read more about the application process

Entrance Exams

The entrance exams are organized in two phases in February - March 2023. First, written exam is organized in February. Those who pass the written exam online, will be invited to the oral part. The oral part is organized in March. The entrance examination does not contain any pre-reading materials or pretasks. Further information


For you second year specialization module worth 15 credits, you can choose between Marketing Communications, Event Management or Hospitality Management.

As a student at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences you will be able to complete a part of your studies and/or practical training abroad using our wide network of partners. Participating in student exchange and completing part of the studies in one of our partner universities makes it possible to broaden the specialization of your studies. It is also possible to choose a double degree with our partner universities.

Read more about the content of the studies: Study Guide

Graduates of the International Business degree will be able to apply for a variety of employment positions, from entrepreneurship to working in management roles, project planning and development roles, and sales and marketing positions, all within both the private and public sectors. It is also possible to continue studies towards a Master's degree in a university.

After graduation, our alumnis are working for example as Junior Analyst, Strategy Analyst, Executive Assistant, Content Producer, Digital Marketing Specialist, Marketing Specialist, Strategy and Customer Manager, Vice Director of Marketing, Planner and Strategy Consult.

The tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens at KAMK is 6 000 euros per academic year. There is no tuition fee for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students. The payment is done at the same time when accepted student confirms his/her study place at KAMK. It is not possible to pay in installments.

On their first year, the students may take advantage of the Early Bird scholarship by accepting their study place offer and paying their tuition fee within two weeks after receiving the letter of acceptance. The early bird scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee and is directly used to reduce the tuition fee. This means that the student pays 3 000 euros for the first year.

Read about KAMK's tuition fee policy from 

If you have questions regarding the degree program, please contact our admissions office:
tel. +358 40 654 8475

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