How to apply & information for applicants

Application period for studies September 25th – October 22nd 2017. Applicants need to submit all supporting documents digitally with the online application.

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Online application and supporting documents
Before submitting your application, see the QBA Applicants’ Guide
Online application forms will be available from September 25th 2017 until October 22nd 2017.
(The link will be available once application period begins.)Kindly prepare all supporting documents beforehand and include them in your online application. You may also submit paper copies of the supporting documents. Please note that applications submitted without the supporting documents, including upper secondary school certificates and the English language certificate, will not be considered.

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Admission Process
Applications are reviewed after the application period, October 23rd to November 5th 2017. The applicant’s eligibility will be evaluated based on the online application and supporting documents.Eligible applicants will be invited to complete an online background survey questionnaire between November 6th and 12th 2017. The link to the questionnaire will be sent to applicants by email. Please find a description of the questionnaire in the Applicants’ Guide.

There will be no entrance examination.

Please note that you will be required to prove your English language level by submitting a language certificate with your application. Please see the Applicants’ Guide for detailed information.

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Admission ResultsAdmission decisions for January 2018 will be published on November 30th 2017.
A list of admitted students who have given a permission to publish their name on our webpages, will be published on our webpage in the news section:
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Confirm your study place by December 17th 2017.
All admitted students will receive an admission result letter by post. Detailed instructions for study place confirmation will be sent with the result letter.

Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration (QBA)


Helsinki Business College offers an International Vocational Business Program, which is taught entirely in English language, for upper-secondary school graduates. This program leads to vocational upper secondary qualification.

TutkintoVocational Qualification
in Business and Administration, 180 credits. See course descriptions »
Valitse osaamisalaField of Expertise
Customer Services and Sales
Entrance requirementsAdmission Requirements
Upper Secondary School, good English skills, basic computer skills
Opintojen kestoDuration
1–1,5 years including on-the-job learning, full-time studies
koulutus_kalenterikuvaProgram starts January 8th 2018
with a compulsory orientation. Studies will take place at our Campus in Pasila »
Application period View QBA Applicants' Guide » Application period: 25.9.–22.10.2017. All supporting documents should be submitted with the application.
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* Please submit all supporting documents with the online application form. We do not accept supporting documents sent by email.

For more information on the program visit »

Further Information about QBA
contact by e-mail liisa.Kustura(at)
or call +358 9 1489 0200 and ask for Ms Liisa Kustura

International students are required to have valid health insurance and accommodation for the duration of their studies in Finland. Unfortunately, we cannot help the applicants with visa issues.