Doctoral Education Network in Marketing (DENIM)

The Doctoral Education Network in Marketing (DENIM) is a cooperation network among marketing faculty in KATAJA member universities. The education programme is open to all doctoral students in marketing who are enrolled at one of the Finnish universities that offer a doctoral degree in business administration.

The objectives of DENIM are (i) to enhance the academic study of marketing and closely related research domains and (ii) to support doctoral studies within these fields.

To support the doctoral studies DENIM offers (i) core and specialized marketing courses with highly qualified international and national faculty, and (ii) participation in bi-annual national tutorials that gather Ph.D. students and faculty from all KATAJA member universities.

The board members and local directors are: 

- Henrikki Tikkanen, Aalto University School of Economics 
- Johanna Frösén, Hanken School of Economics
- Arto Rajala, University of Vaasa
- Outi Uusitalo, University of Jyväskylä 
- Jenni Sipilä, Lappeenranta University of Technology
- Pauliina Ulkuniemi, University of Oulu
- Elina Närvänen, Tampere University
- Aino Halinen-Kaila, Turku School of Economics
- Tommi Laukkanen, University of Eastern Finland
- Wilhelm Barner-Rasmussen, Åbo Akademi