Discover the advantages of digital trends, emerging technologies, business design thinking and data-driven business.​

The Digital Business Master Class includes viewpoints on the Finnish digital business landscape and companies through industry lecturers and company visits. Lectures by Aalto faculty, visiting faculty and industry professionals.

Fields of study

  • Business

More information regarding the course available can be found on the host university website and course profile

Credit equivalent

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 6 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the Aalto University website for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term exchange eligibility criteria and Aalto University's entry requirements.  This experience is open to MBA students only

Following the deadline, IGET will check your application and submit nominations to the host university.

The host university will review applications and notify all successful and unsuccessful students within 3 weeks. Please note that the selection process is competitive and an application does not guarantee a place in the program.

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    The participation mode of this experience is Exchange.

    A program fee of approximately $420 AUD is to be paid to Aalto (social programme fee).


    Accommodation is at an additional cost. Students are responsible for booking their own accommodation for their stay in Finland.

    Aalto University provides everything you need to know about finding the right accommodation during your short term experience on the host university website


    Internships and Global Experiences Grants

    When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 

    OS-HELP Loan

    You may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth-supported student.



     Student Testimonials

    Rachel - Aalto University Digital Business Master Class

    M Business Administration, Winter 2023

    I loved the balance of being able to do study and also see the country.

    Key Dates

    Application Deadlines

    UQ: 14 April 2024
    Host: 1 May 2024

    Program Dates

    Start: 1 July 2024
    End: 12 July 2024

    Fast Facts

    Type: Study
    Mode: Exchange
    Location: Helsinki, Finland
    Credit: For-credit
    Cohort: MBA students only

    OS-HELP Loan

    If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth-supported student. 

    Application Deadlines

    15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
    15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
    15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
    15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

    OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

    Global Experiences Information Sessions

    Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.