About this site
The Aalto University website was launched on 8 January 2010. The website operates in parallel with the individual Aalto schools’ websites that were launched in 2011:
- chem.aalto.fi (School of Chemical Technology)
- biz.aalto.fi (School of Business)
- elec.aalto.fi (School of Electrical Engineering)
- eng.aalto.fi (School of Engineering)
- sci.aalto.fi (School of Science)
- arts.aalto.fi (School of Arts, Design and Architecture)
Feedback, questions or improvement suggestions related to the site can be sent via the Feedback button at the bottom of the page, or by email to verkkotoimitus [at] aalto [dot] fi.
The visual identity of the website is designed by Rasmus Snabb. Nemein is responsible for the technical implementation, and the website is built on Midgard content management system.
The site consists of seven main sections that can be accessed via the horizontal menu at the top of the page (News & Events, Studies, etc.). In addition, there is information for specific target groups, including alumni, media, partners and prospective applicants.
Each page has three content frames, where the left-hand one contains the menu, the middle one provides the main content of the page, and the right-hand one has links, further information and connections to the different language versions.
At the top of every page are links to the schools’ web services, contact information and the text version of the site, as well as a search field. All links open in the same browser window.
At the bottom of each page are links to the RSS feed page, a site map, the unit in charge of the page, the print function, the feedback form, and “About this site” page.
The front page has current information: news, events, and the “In dialogue” and “360°” columns on things happening at Aalto University.
2) About Aalto University
This section describes Aalto University’s operations, objectives, strategy, organization, duties and history, and Aalto as an employer. The Contact information page has contact details for Aalto University and its schools and service units.
3) News & Events
This section collects news from the aalto.fi service and from the individual schools’ web services. Users can subscribe to RSS feeds from the various news categories. The section also contains information on jobs, and links to blogs.
This section concerns opportunities for studying at Aalto University, explains how to apply and provides general information and news related to studying.
This section has information on research conducted at Aalto University and its areas of emphasis, and links to research-related news. In addition, the section contains information on multidisciplinary research projects and environments for research and education.
This section is intended especially for the university’s partners, to find information on how they can work with Aalto.
This section presents Aalto University Services that offers its staff and external interest groups systematic and supportive processes.
Copyright, responsibilities and personal data
All rights to the content of the site are held by Aalto University, in accordance with the Finnish Copyright Act and its amendments. Aalto University is a registered trademark of the Aalto University Foundation. All rights reserved.
The Aalto University domain also contains websites maintained by the university’s students and staff, or groups formed by them. The content of these sites is the responsibility of the persons authorized to access the domain who are indicated as being responsible for their maintenance.
Aalto University is not liable for any damages caused by possible mistakes or errors in the site’s content. Neither is the University liable for inconveniences or damages caused by technical faults or by materials published by external parties that are linked to the site.
No personal data is collected on the users of the aalto.fi site. Users are asked to provide email addresses or other contact details only when they wish to receive a response to questions or feedback.