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By 2021, all of the University's core functions will be in Otaniemi, home of a lively neighbourhood that supports innovations. The goal of campus development is to mix history and new ways of planning.

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Dipoli / Photo by Tuomas Uusheimo

Schools, departments and units

Scientific research and artistic activities are carried out at six schools and their departments and units.


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Research and Art

At Aalto University, we create conditions for innovations, economic growth, employment and wellbeing. Our unique combinations of fields enables us to solve grand societal problems.

Excellence in research

Doctoral programmes

Tenure track


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Lively and Thriving

Aalto University's main campus in Otaniemi is a renewable and living environment for research, art, learning, entrepreneurship and housing. The campus area inspires to collaborate, try out new ideas and innovate together.

Campus maps

Explore our campus

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Give for the future

Tenured Professors' Installation Talks by Lasse Lecklin
Oct 24
TalentIT 2018
Nov 1
EIT Services  EIT Climate KIC Summit 2018
Nov 6
Lectures and seminars

Climate Innovation Summit 2018

Ahtisaari-päivät 2018
Nov 15
Lectures and seminars

Ahtisaari Days 2018


Find articles related to climate change

Ioncell fibers

Fibre technologies revolutionising the textile industry win the European Commission's Regiostars Awards

VTT and Aalto University’s TeKiDe project won the category Achieving sustainability through low carbon emissions.

A promising water technology invention combats climate change and helps waterway conservation.

Wastewater nutrients converted into clean fertiliser

A promising water technology invention combats climate change and helps waterway conservation.


People at Aalto University

Our community consists of exceptional individuals, here are some of their stories.

Aalto-yliopisto, Otaniemi stories: Minttumeri Hirsimaa, muotoilun opiskelija / Kuvaaja: Sinikoski

Minttumeri Hirsimaa

The topic of our course task is humanity. On this art course, I ended up making a two-metre wooden statue using a chain saw.

Aalto-yliopisto, Otaniemi stories: Mayya Vetchinnikova, 11-vuotias kesälomaileva peruskoululainen Slava Vetchinnikov, tietotekniikan opiskelija / Kuvaaja: Sinikoski

Mayya Vetchinnikova & Slava Vetchinnikov

Dad’s team built a battery-powered light lifter for Konecranes that can very quickly and handily be ordered to lift all kinds of heavy objects by pushing a button on your mobile. I’m really proud of what my father and his friends have accomplished.

Aalto University, Otaniemi stories: Manuel Fonseca Martinez, Student of Product and Spatial Design / Photographer: Sinikoski

Manuel Fonseca Martinez

A Space feels like an embassy of art & design in Otaniemi. We wanted to turn this space in an old shopping mall into a meeting point of design, business and engineering.

Aalto-yliopisto Claudia Dell’Era

Claudia Dell’Era

I have always enjoyed writing, but the best thing about my job is the opportunity to work in cooperation with our excellent researchers.

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