Department of Accounting and Business Law

The Department of Accounting is the leading accounting department in Finland with both Finnish and international faculty from a variety of backgrounds. Our research is regularly published in the top Accounting, Finance, Management and Business Law outlets. We are well networked both nationally and internationally with regular research visits from prestigious universities and close ties to top businesses. Faculty members take societally relevant roles supporting political decision making, advising businesses and governing companies. We have a high media visibility. Theoretically advanced and practically valuable research enable us to provide state-of-the-art teaching. Both our Bachelor’s and our Master’s programs are the largest at the business school and regularly receive top feedback. Our PhD program is well funded and provides top skills training, great networking possibilities and excellent supervision.

Together with Hanken School of Economics we are hosting an excellent seminar series covering both Management and Financial Accounting topics, attracting top researchers from all over the world.


"Accounting is the language of business"
-Warren Buffett

We believe accounting and business law is an essential part of financially sound, workable solutions to often complex and ambiguous managerial challenges. Our degree programs equip you with a skill set to succeed in today's often turbulent jobmarket – and to help you, in the spirit of Warren Buffett, speak the language of today's businesses.


Please email admissions [at] aalto [dot] fi for your questions regarding admissions to Bachelor's and Master's programs in Accounting and doctoral-biz [at] aalto [dot] fi for questions regarding Doctoral program in Accounting. Please email tuuli.metsamaki [at] aalto [dot] fi for further information and for all administrative affairs.






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