Incoming exchange students can choose courses from the wide variety of courses taught or guided in English listed on this page.

What You Need to Know When Selecting Courses

  • The course lists are subject to change throughout the academic year.
  • You may only choose courses from the degree programmes that your programme at the home institution has an exchange agreement with.
  • It is not possible to mix courses from different fields of study or degree programmes.
  • All courses have a limited number of places available. Some might get full during the enrolment period.
  • Remember to also check the courses available for all incoming exchange students.
  • In most cases course schedules are confirmed at the beginning of each semester.
  • Courses in a university of applied sciences consist largely of group projects and practical assignments.

Studies for all exchange students

Language courses

Finnish Language Courses

Exchange students studying at Metropolia can familiarise themselves with Finnish language and culture by taking the course Finnish for Exchange Students (3-5 ECTS). The course is offered free of charge for exchange students. Several Finnish courses are organised on different campuses each semester.

Autumn semester 2020 (to be confirmed):

  • Finnish for exchange students 3-5 ects, Myllypuro campus
  • Finnish for exchange students 3 ects, Karamalmi campus (primarily for IT students)
  • Finnish for Foreigners 5 ects, Myyrmäki campus (for Business school students)

Other language courses

  • TANDEM Deutsch-Finnisch, Myyrmäki campus (not organised during Autumn 2020)
  • A selection of language courses (French, German, Spanish) are offered by the Metropolia Business School and organised at the Myyrmäki campus. Courses are available for exchange students if they have free places.

Summer Schools

ICT Summer School

The ICT Summer School courses are available to all students from Metropolia's partner institution free of charge. All ICT Summer School courses are taught in English. Note that the courses are not limited only to ICT and some might be suitable also for students studying other subjects. See more on the ICT Summer School website.

Professional Summer School

Metropolia organises a Professional Summer School in each August jointly with two other universities of applied sciences of the Helsinki region, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and Laurea University of Applied Sciences. The focus is on digital wellbeing and professional studies. See more on the Professional Summer School website.

Business

Check first what you need to know when selecting courses from the top of the page.

Courses for Incoming Exchange Students

Exchange students choose courses from the International Business and Logistics degree programme (IBL). In the degree programme, elective modules in Marketing as well as Supply Chain Management and Logistics are mostly organised during autumn semesters and Finance and Human Resource Management during spring semesters.

The following course list is available for exchange students from an institution the Business school has and exchange agreement with and who have been nominated to the Business school by their home institution.

Curricula and course information for incoming Double Degree students for the academic year 2020-2021

Bilbao UPV

Group code: LB18B The Packages & Other Options. Please choose at least one package both semesters. (Min 60 ECTS per academic year).
Code Course name Autumn Spring ECTS
MARKETING If you choose this package, take the first three courses. The fourth can be your elective. 15-20 ECTS
LX00AD76 Branding X 5
LX00CI27 Marketing Practice X 5
LX00CI28 Digital Marketing X 5
LX00AD78 Competitive Intelligence (X) 5
SCM and LOGISTICS If you choose this package, please make sure you have a basic logistics course as a background. Choose all three courses. 15 ECTS
LX00CZ05 Distribution and e-Commerce X 5
LX00CI46 Global Sourcing X 5
LX00BX81 Operations Management for Manufacturing and Service X 5
FINANCE & ECONOMICS If you choose this package, take the first three courses. The fourth can be your elective. 15-20 ECTS
LX00AD74 Political Economy of Finance X 5
LX00CI20 Investment and Portfolio Management X 5
LX00BE70 Global Risk Trends X 5
LX00BZ06 Data Analytics (X) 5
MANAGEMENT If you choose this package, take the first three courses. The fourth can be your elective. 15-20 ECTS
LX00AD77 Strategic Management in Action X 5
LX00BX63 SME Management X 5
LX00BZ13 Strategic Human Resource Management X 5
LX00CI21 Law and Management in Practice (X) 5
CULTURAL AWARENESS AND LANGUAGE STUDIES Choose at least one course of the following, min. 5 ECTS
Finnish 1 X 5
Finnish 2 (X) 5
Finnish Business Environment (X) 5
ELECTIVES Recommended 2nd-year courses as Electives: 0-10 ECTS
Managerial Communication (X) 5
European Law and Business (X) 5
Innovation Project: Integrated Project Management (X) 10
Other electives subject to availability
TOTAL 60-65 ECTS

All these subjects (except language courses) are taught in English.

Fachhochschule Krems

LB19K

Autumn 2020 KREMS 2nd year

Code Name ECTS
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5
LX00AD25 Contemporary Economic Issues  5
LX00BX67 Corporate Financial Management  5
LX00BX61 Strategic Management - Context and Analysis 5
LX00AD29 Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Management 5
LX00BX66 Quantitative Research 5
  Elective 5
  Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish)  5
  TOTAL AUTUMN  40

Spring 2021 KREMS 2nd year

Extra credits / courses are allowed on top of compulsory ones Any curricular changes must be negotiated before acceptance to Metropolia

 

LX00AD70 European Business Area 5
LX00AD32 European Law and Business 5
LX00AD41 Management and Organisations 5
  Innovation Project: Integrated Project Management 10
  Elective 5
  Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
     
  TOTAL SPRING 35


 

Fachhochschule Münster

LB19M
Autumn 2020 for MÜNSTER students 2nd year
Code Name ECTS
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5
LX00AD25 Contemporary Economic Issues 5
LX00BX61 Strategic Management - Context and Analysis 5
LX00BX67 Corporate Financial Management 5
LX00AD29 Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Management 5
Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
Elective 5
TOTAL AUTUMN 30/35
Spring 2021 for MÜNSTER students 2nd year
Code Name ECTS
LX00AD32 European Law and Business 5
LX00AD41 Management and Organisations 5
XX00BH18 Innovation Project - Integrated Project Management 10
LX00AD70 European Business Area 5
Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
Elective 5
TOTAL SPRING 30/35
Language can be studied in either semester

Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart

Test
Group Codes: LB18S_MAR and LB18S_MAN
Autumn 2020 for STUTTGART students 3rd year
Code Name ECTS
Compulsory courses
LX00BX67 Research Methods 5
LX00CA19 Finnish Business Environment 5
Language (Finnish, French, Spanish)** 5
Marketing specialisation (at least 10 ECTS)*
LX00AD58 Marketing research 5
LX00AD76 Branding 5
LX00AD66 Digital Marketing 5
Management specialisation (at least 10 ECTS)*
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5
LX00AD52 Contextual Decision Making 5
Lo00BX61 Strategic Management: Context and Analysis 5
TOTAL AUTUMN (minimum) 30
Spring 2021 for STUTTGART students 3rd year
Code Name ECTS
Compulsory courses
XX00BH18 Innovation Project - Entrepreneurship 10
LX00AA55 Bachelor's Thesis*** 15
Language (Finnish, French, Spanish)** 5
Marketing specialisation (at least 10 ECTS)*
LX00CI27 Marketing Practice 5
LX00AD78 Competitive Intelligence 5
LX00AD76 Branding 5
LX00AD66 Digital Marketing 5
Management specialisation (at least 10 ECTS)*
LX00CI21 Law and Management in Practice 5
LX00Bz13 Strategic Human Resource Management 5
TOTAL SPRING (minimum) 30
* Students must select a minimum of 10 ECTS of specialisation during year
** Language can be studied in either semester
*** Jointly supervised by Metropolia and HFT Stuttgart

HTW Berlin

Compulsory courses 55 ECTS and electives at least 5 ECTS.

Name ECTS Autumn semester Spring semester
Innovation Project: Start-UP Challenge 10 x
Investment and Portfolio Management 5 x
Managerial Communication 5 x
Strategic Management – Context and Analysis 5 x
Global Political Economy 5 x
Political Economy of Finance 5 x
Data Analytics 5 x
International Trade and Logistics 5 x
Finnish Business Environment 5 x
Language (Finnish, French, Spanish) - either semester 5 x
Electives (choose at least one)
Operations Management for Manufacturing and Services 5 x
Competitive Intelligence 5 x
Strategic Human Resource Management 5 x
Global Risk Trends 5 x
Sustainable Supply Chains 5 x
Procurement and Supply Management 5 x
Minimum total of study credits 60 30 30

HTW Saar

LXC18S1
2020-2021 Courses for htw saar students at Metropolia UAS
GENERAL BUSINESS STUDIES
Code Name ECTS Autumn Spring
LX00CA19 Finnish Business Environment 5 x
LX00BX66 Research Methods 5 x
Bachelor's Thesis 15 x
Maturity exam x
Electives* (choose 2 courses) 10 x
TOTAL 35
SCM AND LOGISTICS SPECIALIZATION STUDIES
Code Name ECTS Autumn Spring
LX00DL65 Sustainable Supply Chains 5 x
LX00CZ05 Distribution and E-Commerce 5 x
LX00BZ15 Operations Management for Manufacturing and Services 5 x
LX00CI46 Global Sourcing 5 x
Choose 1 of 2 courses
LX00BX80 Procurement and Supply Management 5 x
LX00BX79 International Trade and Logistics 5 x
TOTAL 25
*ELECTIVES
Code Name ECTS Autumn Spring
LX00BX66 Quantitative Research 5 x x
XX00BH18 Innovation Project (SCM & logistics) 5 x
LX00DC60 or Finnish 1 or 5 x (x)
XXXAB02 Finnish for exchange students
Finance Specialization Package
LX00DN05 Global Risk Trends 5 x
LX00CI20 Investment and Portfolio Management 5 x
LX00AD74 Political Economy of Finance 5 x
Management Specialization Package
LX00BX63 Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Management 5 x
LX00BZ13 Strategic Human Resource Management 5 x
LX00AD77 Strategic Management in Action 5 x
Marketing Specialization Package
LX00AD76 Branding 5 x x
LX00CI27 Marketing Practice 5 x x
LX00CI28 Digital Marketing 5 x x

HWR Berlin IBAEX

2020-2021 Berlin BA student who chooses Marketing
Code Name ECTS Autumn semester Spring semester
Compulsory studies:
XX00BH18 Innovation Project: International Human Resources Management 8 x
LX00AD31 Business Ethics (intensive IP week, end of spring semester) 2 x
LX00AD70 European Business Area 5 x
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5 x
Marketing Specialisation 10 ECTS
LX00AD58 Marketing Research 5 x
LX00AD66 Digital Marketing 5 x
Management 10 ECTS
LO00BZ13 Strategic Human Resource Management 5 x
LX00BX61 Management and Organisations 5 x x
Language studies:
FIN Language/ Finnish Business Environment 5 x x
Electives (15 ECTS):
LX00AD55 Strategic Management – Context and Analysis 5 x
LX00AD52 Contextual Decision Making 5 x
LX00CI20 Investment and Portfolio Management 5 x
LX00AD72 Global Political Economy 5 x
LX00BX68 European Law and Business 5 x x
LX00BX79 International Trade and Logistics 5 x
LX00CA19 Finnish Business Environment 5 x
LX00AD78 Competitive Intelligence 5 x
LX00CI27 Marketing Practice 5 x
Minimum ECTS per semester 30 30
2020-2021 Berlin BA student who chooses Finance
Code Name ECTS Autumn Spring
Compulsory studies
Themenfeld 20 ECTS
XX00BH18 Innovation Project: International Human Resources Management 8 x
LX00AD31 Business Ethics (intensive IP week, end of spring semester) 2 x
LX00AD70 European Business Area 5 x
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5 x
Finance Specialisation 10 ECTS
LX00CI20 Investment and Portfolio Management 5 x
LX00AD74 Political Economy of Finance 5 x
Management 10 ECTS
LX00AD77 Strategic Management in Action 5 x
LX00BX61 Management and Organisations 5 x x
FIN Language/LX00CA19 Finnish Business Environment 5 x x
Other 15 ECTS (Electives)
LX00AD55 Strategic Management – Context and Analysis 5 x
LX00AD52 Contextual Decision Making 5 x
LX00CI21 Law and Management in Practice 5 x
LX00AD72 Global Political Economy 5 x
LX00BX68 European Law and Business 5 x x
LX00BX79 International Trade and Logistics 5 x
LX00CA19 Finnish Business Environment 5 x x
LX00AD78 Competitive Intelligence 5 x
LX00CI27 Marketing Practice 5 x
Minimum ECTS per semester 30 30

HWR Berlin IBMAN

Finance specialisation
Group Code: LC18B_IB_F
2020-2021 Berlin IBMAN student who chooses Finance
Code Name ECTS Autumn Spring
Compulsory studies 50 ECTS
Core Studies 30 ECTS
XX00BH18 Innovation Project: Integrated Project Management 8 x
LX00AD31 Business Ethics (intensive IP week, end of spring semester) 2 x
LX00AD70 European Business Area 5 x
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5 x
LX00AD55 Strategic Management – Context and Analysis 5 x
LX00AD52 Contextual Decision Making 5 x
Finance Specialisation 15 ECTS
LX00CI20 Investment and Portfolio Management 5 x
LX00AD74 Political Economy of Finance 5 x
LX00BE69 Global Risk Trends - Markets and Mother Nature 5 x
FIN Language/Finnish Business Environment 5 x x
Other 10 ECTS (Electives)
LX00BX59 Contemporary Economic Issues 5 x
LX00AD72 Global Political Economy 5 x
LX00BX68 European Law and Business 5 x x
LX00CG41 Marketing: Strategy and Implementation 5 x
LX00BX79 International Trade and Logistics 5 x
LX00CA19 Finnish Business Environment 5 x
LX00BX80 Procurement and Supply Management 5 x
LX00BX61 Management and Organisations 5 x
Minimum ECTS per semester 30 30
Marketing Specialisation
Group Code: LC18B_IB_M
2020-2021 Berlin IBMAN student who chooses Marketing
Code Name ECTS Autumn Spring
Compulsory studies 45 ECTS
Core studies 25 ECTS
XX00BH18 Innovation Project: Integrated Project Management 8 x
LX00AD31 Business Ethics (intensive IP week, end of spring semester) 2 x
LX00AD70 European Business Area 5 x
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5 x
LX00AD55 Strategic Management – Context and Analysis 5 x
Marketing Specialisation 15 ECTS (choose at least 3 from below)
LX00AD58 Marketing Research 5 x
LX00AD66 Digital Marketing 5 x
LX00AD76 Branding 5 x
LX00CI27 Marketing Practice 5 x
Management Specialisation 15 ECTS (choose at least 3 from below)
LX00AD52 Contextual Decision Making 5 x
LX00BX61 Management and Organisations 5 x
LX00BX80 Procurement and Supply Management 5 x
LX00BX81 Operations Management for Manufacturing and Services 5 x
FIN Language/Finnish Business Environment 5 x x
Other 5 ECTS (Elective)
LX00BX59 Contemporary Economic Issues 5 x
LX00AD72 Global Political Economy 5 x
LX00BX68 European Law and Business 5 x x
LX00CG41 Marketing: Strategy and Implementation 5 x
LX00BX79 International Trade and Logistics 5 x
LX00CA19 Finnish Business Environment 5 x x
Minimum ECTS per semester 30 30

La Rochelle

Autumn 2020 for La Rochelle students 3rd year

Group code: LB18L_F and LB18L_M

Code Name ECTS
LX00BX67 Corporate Financial Management 5
LX00BX68 European Law and Business 5
LX00AD52 Contextual Decision Making 5
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5
Language (Finnish, German, Spanish) 5
Marketing Specialisation:
LX00AD58 Marketing Research 5
Economics and Finance Specialisation:
LX00BX59 Contemporary Economic Issues 5
LX00AD72 Global Political Economy 5
TOTAL AUTUMN E&F = Economics and Finance specialisation 35
TOTAL AUTUMN M = Marketing Specialisation 30

 Extra credits / courses are allowed on top of compulsory ones
 Any curricular changes must be negotiated before acceptance to Metropolia

Spring 2021 for La Rochelle students 3rd year

Code Name ECTS
LX00BX68 European Business Area 5
LX00BX63 SME Management 5
LX00AD77 Strategic Management in Action 5
Language (Finnish, German, Spanish) 5
Marketing Specialisation:
LX00AD76 Branding 5
LX00CI27 Marketing Practice 5
LX00AD66 Digital Marketing 5
Economics and Finance Specialisation:
LX00AD74 Political Economy of Finance 5
LX00CI20 Investment and Portfolio Management 5
TOTAL SPRING E&F = Economics and Finance specialisation 30
TOTAL SPRING M = Marketing Specialisation 35

Extra credits / courses are allowed on top of compulsory ones
Any curricular changes must be negotiated before acceptance to Metropolia

Rennes School of Business

Autumn 2020 Rennes Students 3rd year
Autumn 2020 Rennes students 3rd year
Code Name ECTS
LX00AD32 European Law and Business 5
LX00AD55 Strategic Management – Context and Analysis 5
LX00BX74 Research Methods 5
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5
Language (Finnish, German, Spanish) - autumn or spring 5
Economics and Finance Specialisation:
LX00BX67 Corporate Financial Management 5
LX00AD72 Global Political Economy 5
Marketing Specialisation:
LX00AD52 Contextual Decision Making 5
LX00AD58 Marketing Research 5
TOTAL AUTUMN 35
Spring 2021 Rennes Students 3rd year
Code Name ECTS
XX00BH18 Innovation Project: Integrated Project Management 10
LX00AD77 Strategic Management in Action 5
LX00BX70 Bachelor's Thesis - hand in date beginning of April 15
Economics and Finance Specialisation:
LX00CI20 Investment and Portfolio Management 5
LX00AD74 Political Economy of Finance 5
Marketing Specialisation:
LX00AD66 Digital Marketing 5
LX00AD76 Branding 5
TOTAL SPRING: Ecomics and Finance specialisation; marketing specialisation 35

University of Hertfordshire

Please see the separate tables for 2nd and 3rd year students.

 

Autumn 2020 for Hertfordshire students 2nd year
Code Name ECTS
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5
LX00AD25 Contemporary Economic Issues 5
LX00AD41 Management and Organisations 5
LX00CA19 Finnish Business Environment 5
LX00BX61 Strategic Management - Context and Analysis 5
LX00BX67 Corporate Financial Management 5
Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
TOTAL AUTUMN 35
Spring 2021 for Hertfordshire students 2nd year
Code Name ECTS
LX00AD70 European Business Area 5
Innovation Project: Integrated Project Management 10
LX00AD29 Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Management 5
Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
Elective 5
TOTAL SPRING 30
Autumn 2020 for Hertfordshire students 3rd year
CODE COURSE NAME ECTS
LX00BX61 Strategic Management- Context and Analysis 5
LX00AD32 European Law and Business 5
LX00AD52 Contextual Decision Making 5
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5
Marketing Specialisation:
LX00AD58 Marketing Research 5
Economics and Finance Specialisation:
LX00AD72 Global Political Economy 5
LX00BX67 Corporate Financial Management 5
Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
TOTAL AUTUMN: Marketing specialisation 30
TOTAL AUTUMN: Economics and Finance Specialisation 35
Spring 2021 for Hertfordshire students 3rd year
Code Name ECTS
LX00AD70 European Business Area 5
Innovation Project: Integrated Project Management 10
LX00AD77 Strategic Management in Action 5
Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
Marketing Specialisation
LX00AD76 Branding 5
LX00AD66 Digital Marketing 5
LX00CI27 Marketing Practice 5
Economics and Finance Specialisation:
LX00AB16 Political Economy of Finance 5
LX00CI20 Investment and Portfolio Management 5
TOTAL SPRING Marketing Specialisation 30
TOTAL SPRING Economics and Finance Specialisation: 30

University of Wolverhampton

Group Code: LB19W
Autumn 2020 for WOLVERHAMPTON students 2nd year
Code Name ECTS
LX00AD59 Managerial Communication 5
LX00BX59 Contemporary Economic Issues 5
LX00BX79 International Trade and Logistics 5
LX00BX67 Corporate Financial Management 5
LX00CI22 Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Management 5
Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
Elective 5
TOTAL AUTUMN 30/35
Spring 2021 for WOLVERHAMPTON students 2nd year
Code Name ECTS
LX00AD32 European Law and Business 5
LX00AD41 Management and Organisations 5
XX00BH18 Innovation Project - Integrated Project Management 10
LX00AD70 European Business Area 5
Language (Finnish, German, French, Spanish) 5
Elective 5
TOTAL SPRING 30/35
Language can be studied in either semester

Culture

Check first what you need to know when selecting courses from the top of the page.

Courses for Incoming Exchange Students


Health Care and Social Services

Check first what you need to know when selecting courses from the top of the page.

International Semester Programme 2020-2021

The degree programmes in health care and social services welcome exchange students to apply for the International Semester Programme. The International Semester Programme is offered in most degree programmes during autumn and spring semesters. The teaching language for exchange students is English. All theory studies will take place in Myllypuro campus.

The International Semester programme (30 ects) includes:

No intake during 2020-2021

  • Degree Programme in Elderly Care. Incoming Exchange Students may select courses from Social services professional studies.
  • Degree Programme in Osteopathy 

Technology

Check first what you need to know when selecting courses from the top of the page.

Courses for Incoming Exchange Students

Bachelor's Degree Programmes conducted in English:

Myyrmäki Campus, Vantaa

Karaportti Nokia Campus, Espoo

  • Information Technology courses autumn 2020 / Information Technology courses spring 2020
    • Majors in:
      • Major in Smart Systems (autumn and spring)
      • Major in IoT and Cloud Computing (autumn and spring)
      • Major in Smart IoT Systems (autumn and spring)
      • Major in Mobile Solutions (only 3rd year courses during autumn semester)
    • Minors in:
      • Minor in Media Technology (only in spring)
      • Minor in Game Technology (only in spring)
      • Minor in Mobile Solutions (only in spring)
      • Minor in Health Technology (only in spring)

International Semesters conducted in English:

Karaportti Nokia Campus, Espoo

Myllypuro Campus, Helsinki

Myyrmäki Campus, Vantaa

Study opportunities for exchange students in Degree Programmes in Finnish

  • Automotive Engineering: Project in Metropolia Formula-team (10-30 ECTS), see more on the Metropolia Motorsport website. Students applying for a project in Metropolia Formula-team will be interviewed via Skype before acceptance.
  • Degree Programme in ICT, major in Health Technology: Innovation Project (10 ECTS, only in autumn)
  • Mechanical Engineering: Innovation Project (10 ECTS)

Exchange Student Intake

Please note that some degree programmes have limitations to the intake for incoming exchange students.

To avoid the risk of time-table clashes the incoming exchange students are recommended to take courses mainly from one degree programme. Please also note that certain courses are organised only if there are enough registrations for the course.

For International Semesters, it is only possible to choose the whole package of approximately 30 ECTS.

ICT Summer School

The ICT Summer School mentioned in the above section Studies for all exchange students is particularly suitable for students in technology programmes. It is held in August and is open to exchange students from partner institutions free of charge. See more on the ICT Summer School website.

Projects

Incoming exchange students are advised to primarily choose courses from the field of technology degree programmes where tuition is organised in English. Project opportunities are available only in a few programmes.

If you are interested in a project, please indicate it clearly in your application. Include your CV in the application and propose a topic or a theme for the project. The international coordinators will contact you on whether the project is possible.