Winter School

IN collaboration with Hanken School of Economics

Sustainability and Innovation of Money and Banking (3 ECTS), Helsinki

Sustainable finance and high-quality corporate governance practices are essential tools in fighting the climate change and in creating more sustainable economies. This module focuses on the role of financial innovations in facilitating the energy transition and other environment-related global challenges.

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The Darkness of Business (3 ECTS), Lund

This module will discuss that management thinking and doing might not be part of the solution of the problems facing us today (e.g. climate crisis, unequal distribution of wealth, erosion of collective narratives and so forth) but rather one of the main problems calling for urgent attention.

Teaching staff

Hanken School of Economics

Lund University School of Economics and Management


Information for applicants

Language of instruction: English

Level: Bachelor

Credits: 6 ECTS

Format: The course will be held on-campus unless circumstances

Who: For students from partner universities, who have completed one year of studies in business administration

When: Full-time from 16–27 January 2023 (one week in Lund and one week in Helsinki). Initial online assignment to be turned in before course start

Teaching methods: The modules combine a variety of methods, ranging from traditional lectures, guest lectures, case studies, interaction-based pedagogy, reading groups, student debates, group work and study visits. Students are expected to participate actively in class

Application: Apply via your home university’s International Office by  their internal deadlines

Nomination deadline: 15 September

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Accommondation in Lund
During your stay in Lund, there will be accommodation available at the Lund University Guest House which is located just a brief stroll from the school buildings. Services on the site are good with close by access to a food store, a restaurant, a café and a fitness center.

There are rooms reserved for students participating in Winter School, and the cost for a single room is around 60 € / day which is paid upon your arrival in Lund.
Read more about the Lund University Guest House

Accommondation in Helsinki

The accommodation will be a forenom Aparthotel-Helsinki-Kamppi in central Helsinki, only a short walk from Hanken. It is close to many restaurants, cafés, shopping malls and grocery stores. The address is Eerikinkatu 24. The rooms are twin or triple rooms for 1-3 people, around 60-70 € / day. The room needs to be booked and paid by the student themselves.
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About Winter School

Winter School is a collaboration with Hanken School of Economics

  • Add an exciting Nordic perspective to your business studies! 
  • Sign up for the joint online LUSEM and Hanken winter school and explore two top Nordic business schools’ pespectives on these current topics. 
  • Learn from other students from around the world in an interactive global classroom.
  • Virtual social and cultural activities will be offered alongside the academic programme.
Hanken School of Economics is located in Helsinki, Finland. 
Last published: 2022-05-20