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International Business Program, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #322 (BCR) Umeå, Sweden
Are you interested in a career in an international environment? By interacting with students from different parts of the world you will enhance your understanding of other cultures. Umea University offers the BSc in International Business Program course.
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During the International Business Program undergraduate course from Umea University you’ll have the opportunity to do an international internship and the opportunities for studies abroad are very good. After your studies you will have the competence and qualifications to work with international business related tasks in companies, organizations or in the public sector.

Studies abroad

Studying abroad is not only fun and challenging for you as a student but also a welcomed experience with future employers. Internationalization is an important area for us and we are working continuously to offer you as a student many opportunities for an adventure in Europe or further away on another continent. In our programs you therefore have the opportunity for studies abroad for a semester or two.

Corporate connections

The Business School collaborates in many different ways with companies and organizations. As a student you might perhaps do an internship at one of our corporate partners. Professionals outside the university come to us as guest lecturers and teachers. Our researchers will in turn contribute with new knowledge to society. A group of advisors consisting of corporate and community representatives are also linked to the Business School and they contribute with their knowledge and experience.

Career Opportunities

After studying the International Business Programme you will be able to work with international business related tasks in companies, organisations or in the public sector. You will have a great experience of international and cultural exchange and you are comfortable with expressing yourself in English, both spoken and written. You will have the skills to work with e.g. marketing, management, strategic development, economics, accounting or finance in an international environment.

Graduating from the International Business Programme can lead to many interesting positions depending on the main field of study and specialization that you chose. Some examples are: Project Manager, Economic Analyst, Account Manager, Project Coordinator, Research Analyst, Marketing Manager, Business Controller, Business Consultant, Financial Advisor, Management Consultant, Researcher, Economist, Researcher et cetera.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • business administration
  • statistics
  • economic history
  • economics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The selection is based upon both Upper Secondary/ High School grade point average and the Swedish National University Aptitude test (Högskoleprovet) in the ratio 60/40. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4421 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4421 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Application fee SEK900 
  • Tuition fee, first instalment SEK46,500 
  • Total fee SEK372,000

Living costs for Umeå

  • 7125 - 11770 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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


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