The Bachelor's programme in International Business and Politics combines business studies with Political Science and International Relations to provide a thorough understanding of the global world today. As a student, you will acquire skills useful for a broad range of careers in the areas of international business, public sector organisations, and non-governmental organisations.

Programme structure

Bringing together numerous disciplines, this programme provides a broad and comprehensive education, leading up to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Studying real-world examples will help you understand the complex relation between global business and politics. The programme is a collaboration between Stockholm Business School, the Department of Economic History and the Department of Political Science. During the first year, all courses are offered by SBS. The second year is divided between the Departments of Economic History and Political Science. In the final year, you can either go abroad through one of our many exchange agreements or choose courses offered at Stockholm University. In the final semester, you will write a bachelor’s thesis in Business Administration. 

Degree requirements

Your future career

This Bachelor’s Programme will prepare you for an array of international business careers, both in the private and the public sector. Upon completion of the programme you will also be eligible for master programmes in Business Administration, should you decide to continue your studies.

All courses are given in English and the programme is hosted by Stockholm Business School and offered in collaboration with the Department of Political Science and the Department of Economic History.


Swedish upper secondary school courses English 6, Mathematics 3b or 3c and Social Studies 1b, or equivalent. The evaluation of your foreign qualifications is done by University Admissions in Sweden after you apply via or