Stockholm School of Economics

One of Europe’s leading business schools with unique ties to the Scandinavian and Nordic business communities

What is Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) best known for?

Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is rated as the top business school in the Nordic and Baltic countries and is highly regarded internationally. SSE offers a full range of business programs including bachelor, master, PhD, Executive Format MBA and executive education. The school conducts world-class research and the programs are developed in close cooperation with the research and business communities. 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.

Located in an entrepreneurial hotspot
SSE places great value on the development of business skills and entrepreneurship, encouraging creativity and passion that turns ideas into real projects, often through our world-class business accelerator, SSE Business Lab.

What kind of master programs does SSE offer?

SSE offers five different two-year master programs:

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Business & Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • International Business

New highly selective program
In 2016 we launched the K-A Bonnier International Fellows Program (KAB-IFP) which combines master studies in management at the SSE and at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The KAB-IFP is an exciting opportunity to earn two Master degrees at two highly esteemed business schools on two different continents – in just two years with a generous scholarship covering tuition fees and partial living costs.

Double degrees
SSE offer international double degrees with Bocconi, Italy in finance; St. Gallen, Switzerland in economics; and Sciences Po, France in management, marketing, finance and economics. SSE also collaborate with Georgetown University, USA through the Wallenberg International Fellows Program.

What are ties to local industry like?
Since its founding in 1909, SSE has nurtured close ties to the business community, with over 110 current corporate partners. These links offer students an opportunity to meet and interact with companies and international leaders from both business and government on a regular basis and to combine theory with practice. One such example is the annual Nobel Lecture, given at SSE by the winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

Careers with an impact
92% of master’s students find employment within 3 months of finishing their studies. The full range of business programs are developed in close cooperation with the research and business communities, which give the graduates excellent possibilities to obtain leading positions within business, NGO’s, government, media and politics or by starting their own companies.

What’s the alumni network like?
SSE provides a broad range of opportunities for alumni to engage with each other and current students and strengthen and refresh their professional skills. SSE also benefits greatly from the involvement of the many alumni who generously serve as mentors, give talks and participate in panel debates, amongst other activities.

5 reasons to study at SSE

National and international recognition
SSE is ranked by the Financial Times as the No. 1 business school in the Nordic and Baltic countries and is highly regarded internationally.

Close ties to business and research
Local and international business are closely linked with the school and engaged with students on a daily basis. The world class research influences the education and is beneficial for students and corporate partners.

Location: Stockholm
A beautiful capital city and the second most prolific tech hub globally – beaten only by Silicon Valley, U.S. What better place to pursue a business graduate degree?

The SSE Way
A small business school with a substantial social footprint, which creates close ties between students, faculty and staff.

Careers with an impact
SSE paves the way to a wide range of career options, regardless of whether you seek to be employed or want to start your own business.


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