Stockholm Business School has different types of collaborations in that we are members of various international organizations and networks. We also have collaborations to support and develop sustainable entrepreneurship.


Stockholm Business School is a member of and supports several associations and organisations that aim to facilitate the further development of research, education, networking and international collaborations within the area of business administration.

AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
A global, nonprofit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses, and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education.

An international network for researchers and teachers within Business Administration. Over 40.000 members who represent more than 90 universities, business schools and research institutes. The main purpose of this network is to facilitate collaboration among members and to create a platform for interaction and exchange of information.  

European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
An interest organisation for business schools around the world, in particular for schools in Europe. EFMD is one of two renowned actors that award business schools with accreditations. The EFMD accreditation system is called EQUIS, European Quality Improvement System.

The Nordic Academy of Management
The Nordic Academy of Management (NAM) promotes research, education and praxis in the area of business administration within the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Island, Norway and Sweden). It supports Nordic networks, conferences and workshops as well as the education of researchers and teachers. Every other year NAM organises a conference in one of the Nordic countries.

Wing Lung Bank International Institute for Business Development, Hong Kong (IIBD)
An international consortium comprised of 18 member universities in Australia, Canada, Sweden, Thailand, the Netherlands, the Philippines, the UK, the US & China. IIBD’s mission is to facilitate the growth and development of international business education activities through the cooperation and joint ventures with its global network.

Principles for Responsible Management Education - PRME
In July 2015 Stockholm Business School signed on to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). The PRME initiative is the first organised relationship between the United Nations and management-related academic institutions, business schools and universities and was launched in 2007. The mission of PRME is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.
Read more about the PRME principles


Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES) is an academic co-operation in innovation and entrepreneurship between Stockholm University, Stockholm School of Economics, Karolinska Institute, Konstfack (university college of arts, crafts, design), The Royal College of Music and KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

The collaboration gives students admitted to a master programme, access to a range of courses based on these institutions’ expertise and competence within innovation and entrepreneurship and an opportunity to collaborate with students from the other schools.

To be able to apply for SSES courses on, you have to be admitted to a Master Program at Stockholm University (SU) or admitted to Kandidatprogramet i Företagsekonomi, Bachelor program Global Management, Bachelor's programme in International Business and Politics.


You need to have completed at least 120 higher education credits and be admitted to any of the programs stated above. The ranking and selection of students is made based on the number of Higher Education Credits earned (ECTS/hp). Maximum 270 ECTS can be included.

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Regardless level and previous studies, all SU students and SU alumnis have the possibility to join SSES forward-looking bootcamps and workshops! A great way to expand your mind and diversify your network!

You can easily apply to these events on SSES web page. 



SU Business Model Cup was launched in 2017 and is a competition for sustainable business models. The purpose is to enable students, researchers and employees to get help at an early stage to develop sustainable business models. The competition is held every semester and is open to all departments at Stockholm University. This diversity is the strength of SU Business Model Cup organized by Stockholm Business School and Drivhuset.

The area of ​​sustainability has become increasingly relevant, both in Sweden and in the rest of the world. It is important for all companies, both established and start-up, to think both economically sustainable but also socially and environmentally, in order to achieve the best possible development and use of resources for all.

Who can compete?

The competition is open to everyone for all students, researchers, doctoral students and employees at Stockholm University.

When is the competition open?

The competition opens on February 4, 2021.



What can you win?

The competition is divided into two different categories; best student idea and best research idea. First prize in each category SEK 7,000, second prize in each category is SEK 3,000.

What does the process look like?

The competition opens on February 4.
Entries must be submitted no later than April 20 at 12.00
Feedback opportunity: April 26-28
Pit training for nominated team May 4 and 6.
Final event: pitch for Dragon nest 11 May.

What must be submitted?

On the competition platform, there are a number of questions to answer regarding the business idea and the team behind the idea. What problem / need does your business idea solve and how are you going to make money? What is more unique about your idea and how do you link it to sustainability and the global goals?

Read more and enter the submission page

Listen to the podcast about the SU Business Model Cup Bakom bokhyllan #21 – Draknästet på SU

For more information about the SU Business Model Cup, contact Tony Apéria at


Are you interested in recruiting our students, offering internships or a collaboration through an essay or a degree project? Then you can reach our students by advertising on Stockholm University's career portal MyCareer.

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