• Application Deadline
  • 42 months
International Business and Logistics (IBL) is a bachelor’s degree programme from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences that gives you a holistic understanding of global business with a special focus on supply chain management and the operations of international trade. Flexible study paths will give you the opportunity to develop a professional profile based on your field of interest. 
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If you want to lead the way towards a more sustainable future in multicultural business environments, then the International Business and Logistics (IBL) programme from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is for you. You will gain essential business knowledge and skills to manage people, material and information flows.

Broad range of career prospects

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree will provide you with wide range of career prospects. You may find yourself in the private or public sector and in global or local companies and organisations. The BBA degree will also give you the skills and knowledge needed to establish your own company and become an entrepreneur.

Graduates of the IBL programme have started their professional careers with job titles such as: Procurement Specialist, Freight Forwarder, Logistics Coordinator, Supply Chain Analyst, Customer Service Specialist, Sales Coordinator, Marketing Manager, Finance Specialist or Manager, Business Analyst, HR Specialist, Project Manager and Entrepreneur. As you gain experience, you may find yourself in more demanding managerial or consulting positions. 

Many of our students also choose to go on to Master´s studies at Universities of Applied Sciences or at Research Universities either in Finland or abroad.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    210 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Inspiring study experience

  • Studying on the IBL programme is a combination of interactive lectures, business simulation games, company field trips, and solving real life business cases and projects. You will apply theory in practice so that you gain excellent strategic thinking and problem solving skills. 
  • You will be able to lead successful projects and teams with the help of good IT and communication skills. The IBL programme will challenge your critical and analytical thinking and your ability to make ethical and sustainable business decisions. You will find your passion in the field of business.
  • In the third year of your studies, you can specialise in Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Marketing, Finance, or Human Resource Management. Various courses, projects and assignments allow you to select topics based on your professional interests. 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

In order to be eligible to apply via the open path to Metropolia’s Bachelor’s degree programmes an applicant must have completed at least  60 credit points (ECTS) of higher education studies at any Open UAS/Open University in Finland which can be recognized as part of the degree programme for which he/she is applying. The required open studies must be completed and show on official transcript of records by 31 July (when applying in spring) or by 31 December (when applying in autumn).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

No tuition fee if you are an EU/EEA citizen.

Living costs for Helsinki

  • 975 - 1590 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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