Master | Information Systems

Master’s Degree Program in Governance of Digitalization

Information Systems


Governance of Digitalization is a two-year master’s program, which is taught in English and familiarizes the students to the key aspects of digitalization: The topics taught in the program include IT governance, digital services development, business models, and data analytics. The program prepares graduates for the work profiles of

  • Chief Information Officer (CIO),
  • Chief Digital Oofficer (CDO), and
  • Data Analyst (DA).

The program provides an excellent basis for a management and business career in the modern digital economy. Successful completion of this two-year full-time program results in the award of a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration degree. The master's program in Governance of Digitalization is jointly provided by the School of Business and Economics within the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics at Åbo Akademi University and by the School of Business and Economics at University of Turku.

Up-to-date information about the courses in the program can be found in the university's study guide:


  • International
  • Business Modeling
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Services Design
  • IT Governance


Data Analytics and Information Management
Schedule Full-time
Duration 2 Years
Presence of students On-campus
Enrollment capacity per term 20
Average number of applications per term 80
Total number of enrolled students 20
Tuition and fees per year 10000.00 €
Scholarships available Yes


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The Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics at Åbo Akademi university, which has started on the 1 st of January 2015, joins together the central scientific fields of business, jurisprudence and social sciences. The faculty sees huge advantages within the cross-boundary collaboration and the combination of width and depth of subjects and fields of knowledge. The basic education comprises courses and study programmes on both Bachelor- and Master level. 

Science of high international standard is carried out within the faculty. Information and customer behavior in digital business; entrepreneurship and innovations; creative economics; sustainability; labour economics; human rights; elections; democracy; cultural policy; religion in Swedish speaking Finland. These are a few examples of the current fields of research at the faculty.

The faculty operates in Turku (Åbo) and Vaasa. In Turku the activities are mainly concentrated to three campuses; ASA, Hanken and Domvillan. Apart from those some functions can also be found in Åhuset. In Vaasa the main activity can be found in Academill.