Swedbank Data & Analytics Academy

Study and become Swedbank’s future talent!

Data & Analytics Academy is an annual program with the aim to promote the fields of information management, data modelling and data science and guarantee succession in these fields in Estonia’s biggest bank.

Data & Analytics Academy program is meant for developing IT, economics, mathematics and statistics MSc students. If you have been successful during the program and there is a suitable vacancy you will have the opportunity to start working in Swedbank data related units, which support other Swedbank units in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden. If needed, we are ready to give additional guidance to help students write their final thesis on Swedbank topics.

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Stages of the program

Due to Covid-19 pandemic we have decided that Swedbank Data & Analytics Academy programm will take a break and return in 2021.

Obtained knowledge and competences

During the program the participants will take part in different seminars, trainings and lectures in the fields of IT, finance and banking which are held by universities, cooperation partners and Swedbank.
In order to work in Swedbank’s data field next professional technical knowledge and practical skills will be obtained:

IT and data

  • IT area knowledge (basic skills in programming, logic)
  • Data modeling
  • Data analysis
  • Databases, their development and administration
  • Build links between diffrent topics and the ability to translate business needs into models

Banking and finance

  • Finance (financial markets, services, instruments, regulations)
  • Business models and links between them
  • The basics of finance management (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, accounting)
  • Micro- and Macroeconomics
  • Banking services (risk evaluation, connections with other services, regulations)

Communication, cooperation and career planning

  • Clear self-expression
  • Argumentation skills
  • Project management
  • Teamwork
  • Data field related career possibilities in the banking sector


We will publish Swedbank Data & Analytics Academy application information here on the same page in 2021.

Take care of yourself and welcome you back here in 2021!

In case you have questions:

Gretel Heinmets
Program’s project manager