Turku School of Economics was founded in 1950 by the initiative of the local business life and this close cooperation with the business world goes on today. Our strong research efforts and research-based teaching are both close to business practices. The research and degree level education are organised by the Departments of Management and Entrepreuneurship, Accounting and Finance, Marketing and International Business, Economics, and within the subjects of each department, as well as TSEs Pori Unit. The Finland Futures Research Centre is a multidisciplinary academic research, training, and development organisation, TSE exe runs executive MBA and customised training programmes for private and public organisations and the Centre for Collaborative Research (CCR) is developing our research by acting as a link between researchers, industry and society. The School is located in the campus area of the University of Turku. It also has a unit in the city of Pori. Degrees 2015 398 Bachelors Degrees 349 Masters Degrees 13 Doctors Degrees 26 Executive MBA Diplomas Students in 2015 4347 applicants 498 registered new students 1763 Bachelors students 1156 Masters students 167 Doctoral students 210 TSE students studied abroad in foreign exchange programmes 164 exchange students at TSE Staff 2015 Staff total 303 222 teaching and research staff 81 other staff Financial Statement 2015 Core funding € 15.448 thousand Business operations € 1.834 thousand Jointly funded operations € 3.543 thousand Academy of Finland, TEKES etc. € 2.474 thousand Total € 23.051 thousand University have established exchange agreements with nearly 90 universities around the world. EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) Acts as a catalyst to enchance excellence in management education and development globally. Its a forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development and offers accreditation services for business schools. Our eMBA -programme is EPAS -accredited by EFMD. European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) The mission of EIASM is to raise the profile of European Management Research with respect to other established scientific disciplines as well as the business world. In order to fulfil its mission it develops networks, organises conferences, seminars and workshops and doctoral seminars to the European management scholars. ERCIS (European Research Center for Information Systems) The ERCIS - European Research Center for Information Systems - is an international network of scientists, conducting cooperative research in the field of Information Systems. European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB) The main objective is to advance the understanding of entrepreneurship and to improve the competitiveness of SMEs in Europe. ENSR (European Network for Social and Economic Research) ENSR is a network of organisations specialised in applied policy research with a special focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and entrepreneurship. GEM (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor) GEM explores the role of entrepreneurship in national economic growth, unveiling detailed national features and characteristics associated with entrepreneurial activity. The data collected is ‘harmonized’ by a central team of experts, guaranteeing its quality and facilitating cross-national comparisons. GRLI (Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative) The Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative is about creating individual and collective leadership and practice that is globally responsible. As a peer-based organization, GRLI prioritizes collaboration and co-creation through networking, joint research, impact projects and collective advocacy initiatives. Initiatives are conceived, designed and implemented by committed individuals based within the GRLI Community consisting of partner organizations, institutional members and our network of independent associates. PRME Principles for Responsible Management Education The mission of the PRME initiative is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally. The participants sign the Six Principles as a guiding framework to integrate corporate responsibility and sustainability in a gradual but systemic manner in their development. SCANCOR (Scandinavian Consortium For Organizational research) The Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research facilitates inquiry in organizational social science among a transnational network of scholars. Its member institutions in Scandinavia and greater Europe support working visits and residencies at Stanford University. SCANCOR also sponsors conferences, workshops, and mentoring opportunities worldwide. IMMIT (International Master in Management of IT) The IMMIT program is a multiple degree program jointly offered by IAE Aix Graduate School of Management, Aix Marseille Université (France), Turku University (Finland) and Tilburg University (The Netherlands).