The name handelshögskola was a parallel to the German term Handelshochschule. Heckscher is known also as an independent academic discipline as the founder of economic history, developed jointly the so-called Heckscher-Ohlin theory, the standard international mathematical model of international trade. Gunnar Myrdal received the Nobel Memorial Prize in 1974 in Economic Sciences. Other prominent members of the Stockholm school were the Stockholm University professor Gustav Cassel. The academic year received 3261 applications for the four Masters programmes.
The MSc is a two-year program, a also two-year program. Finance Stockholm School of Economics alumni are defined as previous students. Contacts are administered through the SSE Alumni Office. Today are involved in the alumni association's board in the school's advisory board. Olof Johansson acting former minister for former minister and communications. Oscar Swartz founded Bahnhof, the first independent Internet service provider in Sweden. The majority of the exchange places are part of the Master. The student exchange places are reserved from the SSE partner universities for students. SSE MBA Executive Format puts an emphasis on problem-solving skills. The combination of extraordinary talent builds a solid foundation in business administration for advancement.