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.  

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline.  

Apply to UQ  Apply to host 
*when applying to Aalto, student must select 'student from other university' for the first question of the application, and not Exchange.


    The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. Tuition fees will be approximately $2,500 AUD per course. Accommodation and program fees are an additional cost. UQ students may be eligible for a discount, and must apply to Aalto using their UQ email address to receive the discount.

    More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website. 


    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. 



    BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

    Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with the International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

    Host CourseBEL Faculty Assessment
    Aalto University School of Business - Digital Business Master ClassBISM7808 IT for Business Value (MBA)

    Key Dates

    Application Deadlines

    UQ: 21 April 2023
    Host: 5 May 2023

    Program Dates

    Start: 3 July 2023
    End: 14 July 2023*

    *This course also requires participants complete pre- and post-work online

    Fast Facts

    Type: Study
    Mode: Study Abroad
    Location: Helsinki, Finland
    Credit: For-credit or not-for credit
    Cohort: Postgraduate students & MBA

    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

    Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

    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.