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Kuva mustasta aukosta
Research & Art Published:

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

Aalto University contributed to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87
Aalto Festival /Aalto University / Illustration by Anna Muchenikova
Studies, University Published:

Science, technology, art and business collide during the annual Aalto Festival

Starting on 8 May, Aalto University showcases talent in seminars, parties, lectures and exhibitions during Aalto Festival 2019.
Semi Ilmonen Lampinen Aalto University
Press releases Published:

Aalto University fashion students to reveal their sustainable visions for the future

From recycled materials to Ioncell fabric, Aalto fashion design will light up the Fashion Meets Sustainability event in Paris
Toni-Matti Karjalainen pitämässä esitelmää.
Research & Art Published:

Heavy metal music and Finnish identity are deeply intertwined

Academy Research Fellow Toni-Matti Karjalainen knows how Finnish metal music contributes to the Finnish country brand.
Aalto University / A robot / photo: Linda Koskinen
Research & Art Published:

Oh, a new object! I wonder how it works? A robot can learn by experimentation

Aalto University is involved in a research project which aims to make robots try out new things and thus learn how to use them without precise pre-programming.
Tuomo Suntola
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Nominations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize open

Millennium Technology Prize is Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. Nomination period for one of the world’s most important awards for a ground-breaking innovation will run from 1 April until 31 July 2019. Aalto University is a strategic partner of 2020 Millennium Technology Prize.

Schools, departments and units

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

 

Open University course list
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Research and Art

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

Excellence in research

Doctoral programmes

Tenure track

Art and creative practices

Tenured Professors' Installation Talks by Lasse Lecklin
Lectures and seminars

Tenured Professors’ Installation Talks

Aalto University celebrates its tenured professors with popular talks by the new tenure track professors of Associate or Full level.
Health & Behavior Data Symposium
Conferences and workshops

Health & Behavior Data Symposium

From crowds back to individuals: the new era of data collection for health and human behavior
Lectures and seminars

Excellence brings competitiveness – Doctoral career paths

The event will advance Finland’s long-term competitiveness by opening career paths for doctoral students, and by bringing together Aalto University’s top academic experts and companies and organizations searching for competence.
PdP Gala 2018 / Photo: Mikko Raskinen
Exhibitions and fairs

Product Design Gala 2019

Come and fall in love with the results of the interdisciplinary Product Development Project teams on 17 May.
Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

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

Book a space

Give for the future

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
Campus

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
Campus

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
Campus

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
Aalto University

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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