Turku School of Economics

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Turku School of Economics
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Established 1950
Director Satu Lähteenmäki
Staff 263
Budget 22 010 000€
Location

University of Turku

(Coordinates: 60°27′16.5″N 22°17′19″E / 60.454583°N 22.28861°E / 60.454583; 22.28861)
Address Rehtorinpellonkatu 3
Website http://www.tse.fi

Turku School of Economics (Finnish Turun kauppakorkeakoulu) is a unit of the University of Turku located in Turku, Finland. It was established as an independent higher education business school in 1950, until it was acquired by the state in 1977. It was the second largest school of its kind in Finland, with approximately 2,000 graduate and 250 postgraduate students and a staff of 350. In January 2010, Turku School of Economics became the seventh faculty of the University of Turku.[1] Its former rector, Professor Tapio Reponen, is now a vice rector of the University of Turku.[2]

In addition to teaching a wide variety of economic and business related subjects, the faculty conducts research on matters relating to its field, and offers consulting services to businesses. Teaching is mainly carried out in Finnish, but there are also a number of courses available in English.

As a higher education institution, Turku School of Economics had been one of the most efficient universities in terms of masters per professor.[3]

Organisation of Turku School of Economics[edit]

Main departments

  • Department of Management
    • Management and Organization
    • Information Systems Science
    • Entrepreneurship
  • Department of Accounting and Finance
    • Accounting and Finance
  • Department of Marketing
  • Department of Economics
    • Business Law
    • Economics
    • Quantitative Methods in Economics

Auxiliary units

  • Business Research and Development Centre
    • Small Business Institute
    • Pan-European Institute
    • Innomarket
    • Institute for Executive Education
    • Media Group
    • Institute for Competition Policy Studies
    • Centre for Responsible Business
  • Finland Futures Research centre
  • Pori Unit
  • Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS)

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