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Bachelor program in Business & Economics

The BSc program in Business & Economics (180 ECTS) is a 3-year program for business-minded students with high career ambitions within business, finance, economics, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The program is fully in English and open for international students. It is tuition free for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Several scholarships are available to students from other countries.

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Program structure 

Semesters 1-3 provide you with a solid foundation in a wide range of areas such as Economics, Sustainability, Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics, Business Law, Marketing, Management, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy. 

Semesters 4-6 let you specialize and customize your degree with exciting electives based on your passion and your interests.

Except for the specific sustainability courses, sustainability is integrated throughout all semesters, not least in the form of different case studies. 

You also write your Bachelor thesis. Furthermore, you have the opportunity to go on an exchange semester at one of more than 80 prestigious partner universities around the world.

See the full program structure including all courses, specializations, and electives.

Excellent career opportunities

The BSc Program in Business & Economics opens the doors to a wide range of careers and advanced studies. SSE is highly ranked and our students are very attractive on the job market both in Sweden and internationally. If you want to work in Sweden, Stockholm offers a truly exciting job market with many global companies. Did you know that Stockholm is actually known both as "The Silicon Valley of Europe" and "The Unicorn Factory" due to the big number of successful startups here?

Many students receive job offers before graduating, for example from our more than 100 partner companies. In 2021, 94 % of the BSc students responding to our employment survey had a job within 3 months of graduation. Out of those, 81 % were offered a job before graduating. Others choose to continue their studies on the Master's level.

During your time at SSE, you are offered career coaching, CV/resume training and job interview training. You also have access to the SSE Career Hub with many positions and internships available exclusively to SSE students. Read more here.

Our graduates typically go onto having successful careers within business, entrepreneurship, government, and NGOs. Many SSE graduates have leading positions globally within for example:

  • Economics & Finance
  • CSR & Sustainability
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Politics
  • Media & Journalism

Meet some of our graduates and see our employment reports.


Student Life & Campus

SSE's beautiful campus is located in the very heart of Stockholm. We have about 2,000 students enrolled at all levels which makes us a small, familiar and personal school. Making friends for life is easy here! Our students also have a strong culture of "Sharing is Caring" which means that they always try to support each other rather than compete.

The program is fully taught in English and you study with international students from many different countries as well as Swedish students. It's a highly selective program that offers outstanding students a close and creative learning environment.

The student life at SSE is really good and a big reason for that is the very active student organisation SASSE. They organize the unforgettable introduction week and a big number of social activities and parties. They also organize many professional events such as guest lectures and career fairs to set you up with future employers.

There are endless opportunities to engage in your passion. Here are some examples:

Read more about the student life.

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