Business & Management
October 1 - application opens
November 15 - early application deadline. You may apply by this deadline if you have all the complete documents and test results ready by that date. We will start assessing the applications and if your candidacy is selected you will receive the decision from us by the end of December.
January 15 - application deadline. Your complete application should be submitted by this date. This is also the last date to take all the tests.
Mid-March - notification regarding the results of the selection.
The following application materials are required:
in any field of studies with at least 30 ECTS in Business Administration.
A limited number of places in the program (up to 10%) are set aside for exceptional candidates with a bachelor degree in any field of studies but less than 30 ECTS in Business Administration. Such candidates should show extraordinary talent and outstanding achievements in areas like academia, work experience, culture, sports and societal contribution.
Admitted applicants with a bachelor degree in subjects other than Business Administration or Economics are required to complete a specific one week pre-program at SSE prior to their studies (in August). The pre-program is designed to give students key foundations in Business Administration.
GMAT or GRE
GMAT (total score) of 600 or more.
GRE score (quantitative) of 155 or more.
For both formats the recommended score for Analytical Writing part - in the range of 4.5-5.0 or higher.
Proficiency in English
IELTS Academic score at least 7
TOEFL iBT total score at least 100
English language test exemptions (ONLY THESE CASES):
English as native language
Bachelor’s degree from a program conducted completely in English
Qualifications “English B” from Swedish upper secondary school (ONLY Swedish schools).
Motivation & supporting attachments
Relevant work experience and extracurricular activities may be taken into account.