Stockholm School of Economics

Study at one of the best business schools in Europe!

What is Stockholm School of Economics best known for?

The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is a private university that was founded in 1909 by the Swedish industry. SSE is rated as the top business school in the Nordic and Baltic countries and is highly regarded internationally. The business school offers programs of the highest international standards, including Bachelor, Master, PhD, MBA and Executive Education programs. The school also conducts world-class research.

SSE’s programs are developed in close cooperation with the research and business communities, which give their graduates great potential to attain leading positions in companies and other organizations. SSE is accredited by EQUIS, certifying that all of the main activities – teaching as well as research – are of the highest international standards. SSE is also the only Swedish member institution of CEMS and PIM, which are collaborations between top business schools worldwide, contributing to the high quality SSE is known for.

A degree from SSE opens doors to a wide range of careers and advanced studies. SSE’s Bachelor and Master graduates are highly successful in their search for fulfilling jobs. More than 90 percent accepts a job offer within three months of graduation. SSE’s graduates are fully prepared to become the responsible global business leaders of tomorrow, with lifelong access to SSE’s worldwide network of over 20,000 alumni.

SSE’s program portfolio:

Bachelor programs

  • BSc program in Retail Management

SSE’s BSc program in Retail Management prepares you for a successful career in retail or with companies in business with retailers, such as suppliers and management consultants. The program is financed by the Swedish retail sector, which also participates actively in the education. Ten companies are the major partners to the Retail Management program: Accenture, Axel Johnson, Coca-Cola European Partners, Coop, H&M, ICA, IKEA, The Swedish Trade Federation, Swedish Match, and Systembolaget. Find more information about the programme at:

  • BSc program in Business & Economics

SSE’s BSc program in Business & Economics is a three year, full time program completely taught in English. It provides a solid foundation for a career in business, entrepreneurship, government and non-government organizations. During the first three semesters you will build a broad, factual and scientific base through courses in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Law and Data Analytics. You will hone your skills in problem solving and critical thinking, combined with the opportunities for showcasing your creativity and innovative ideas. We also encourage personal development in the form of reflection, self-awareness and cultural orientation.

During the fourth semester you get the opportunity to deepen your understanding by specializing in one or two of the subjects you have studied. The third year offers a number of elective courses and culminates in a written thesis on your chosen specialization. Find more information about the programme at:

Master programs

  • MSc program in Accounting, Valuation and Financial Management
  • MSc program in Business & Management
  • MSc program in Economics
  • MSc program in Finance
  • MSc program in International Business (incl. CEMS MIM)

PhD programs

  • PhD program in Business Administration
  • PhD program in Economics
  • PhD program in Finance

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