Stockholm School of Economics – Stockholm, Sweden

Providing top-quality education and contributing to the development of society.


Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is one of Europe’s leading business schools and admits about 2,000 students per year into it’s unique business community network.  The business school’s research programme ranks among the best in marketing and strategy, finance and economics.  Founded in 1909, the school has earned a reputation for excellence in education in Sweden and around the world and is accredited by EQUIS. SSE has positioned themselves in the international market as a first-class business school that aims to attract the best and most talented students and faculty from Sweden and abroad.

The business school has a mission to provide top-quality education based on extensive and elaborate research and contribute to the development of society. The core values of the business school are pioneering and breaking new ground, empowering students and faculty to innovate, and being courageous enough to discover new paths in both theory and practice.  SSE is also well known for it’s international activities and operates in places such as Tokyo in Japan, Riga in Latvia, St. Petersburg in Russia and Helsinki in Finland.  The business school has active ties with 60 different partner universities all over the world.


The SSE MBA Programme is designed to prepare participants to build, develop and lead organisations through providing a solid theoretical base combined with practical business experiences and real-life skill training.  The programme is two years long and helps students gain a more in-depth understanding of fundamental business necessities in an executive role.

The learning philosophy of the programme is delivered through employing a multifaceted approach to the educational curriculum.  It’s designed to be theoretical to improve analytical capabilities, practical for hands-on, real-world experiences, reflective to foster self-improvement and internalisation of new concepts, and skills-focused to progress students speaking, writing and listening skills. The MBA programme is delivered in an executive, part-time format and is comprised of 16 five-day course weeks that occur Monday through Friday on every fifth week of the academic year.  Students participate in a total of 80 contact days and have extensive homework in between weeks.  Also, one or more international field trips are also conducted during the programme.  Below is a diagram showing the structure of the programme’s curriculum, provided by SSE.

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The Executive Education Programme at SSE is delivered through a wide range of open-enrollment and custom tailored programmes for companies and organisations.  The programmes are offered in Sweden, The Baltic region in Riga, Russia, and Finland.  They are designed to enhance the competitive strength of individuals and their firms.

Global MBA Rankings

Although Forbes and US News do not rank MBAs globally, they were included for their impact in the US

Social Media Presence

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General Information

Stockholm School of Economics Visiting address: Sveavägen 65 Postal address: Box 6501 SE-113 83 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

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