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Bachelor program in Business & Economics

The BSc program in Business & Economics 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 to international students. It is tuition free for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Several scholarships are available to students from other countries.

Program structure 

The Bachelor program in Business & Economics gives you a broad and firm knowledge within the field of business as well as economics. You will gain in-depth understanding of the economic factors that affect both society and organizations. You will also develop strategic and analytical skills in how economic factors can be influenced in order to reach desired goals.

Semesters 1–3 provide you with a solid foundation in a wide range of subjects such as such as Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability.

Semesters 4–6 let you customize your degree through specializations in Management, Marketing, Accounting & Financial Management, Finance, and Economics. You can also choose from a wide range of electives based on your passion. 

If you have a strong interest in entrepreneurship, we strongly recommend you to also check out our very own startup incubator, SSE Business Lab.

You also have excellent possibilities to go on an exchange semester at one of our more than 100 prestigious partner universities around the world.

Companies and organizations are present throughout the program through guest lectures, live business cases, and projects to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

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 the majority of our students accept job offers before graduating. Many receive job offers from our more than 100 partner companies, while others 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. Find out more about career support for students.

Our graduates typically go onto having successful careers within business, entrepreneurship, government, and NGOs. Here are some examples of our graduates' positions:

  • Head of Sustainability

  • CEO, Entrepreneur

  • CFO, Financial Analyst, Head of Investor Relations

  • Global Marketing Manager

  • Business Consultant/Management Consultant

  • Minister, Policy Advisor

Meet some of our graduates and see our employment reports.


SSE’s beautiful campus is located in the very heart of Stockholm. With about 2,000 students, we are a familiar and personal school. The student life at SSE is vibrant 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. They also organize professional events to set you up with future employers.

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

• 12 sports teams

• International Committee

• Music society

• Art Division and Literary Agenda

• SASSE Equality Group

• SASSE Sustainability Group

• SSE Students for Climate Action

Download student life folder here.

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