Find Your Success With StartUp School

We offer hands-on assistance, courses and events that support you in finding your passion, establishing new business or developing your on-going business while earning credits at the same time. We operate across all five campuses and collaborate with all Haaga-Helia study programs. You can start studying at StartUp School any time of the year.


All Haaga-Helia students can join StartUp School, other possible team members can be from outside of Haaga-Helia. Our services are available for Open Path Students, too.


Don’t know where to start?

We are always happy to hear more about your situation and plans for the future! You can reach us by email You can also call/WhatsApp our assistant Elsa +358 40 488 7014 to schedule an appointment on Zoom or at StartUp School Lounge (Pasila room 1210). Note that the Lounge is open for students and visitors only by appointment. We follow all guidelines and restrictions issued by Haaga-Helia, THL and the Finnish government regarding COVID-19.


StartUp School is moving towards a fully virtual teaching and service offering, so that you can keep advancing your entrepreneurial path and studies despite coronavirus. Remember to mask your face, not your talent!


Before you enroll for a course

Please check that there is room for elective courses in your Personal Study Plan (PSP), and that there is no overlap with other course contents. Always consult your Guidance Counselor if you wish to substitute your obligatory Degree Programme courses with StartUp School offering. StartUp School courses are designed for Bachelor studies.

Spring 2021

Intensive week 1–2 (4.–15.1.)
3rd period 18.1.–19.3.
Intensive week 8 (22.–26.2.)
Intensive week 12 (22.–26.3.)
4th period 29.3.–21.5.
Intensive week 21–24 (24.5.-18.6.)
Holidays 2.4., 5.4. and 13.5.

Course Offering 2020–2021