The Hanken School of Economics, founded in 1909, is one of the Nordic countries’ oldest business schools. Hanken is a leading, internationally accredited university in the field of economics and business administration. International students compose a larger proportion of Hanken’s student body than at any other Finnish business university. Hanken conducts internationally renowned research and maintains close and intensive links with the business world.

Hanken is an international leader within the research fields of: finance and statistics, intellectual property law, management and organization, and service and relationship marketing and management.

Prof. Saku Mantere’s research within the Eco Urban Living demonstration project is focused on topics relating to customer dialog.