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Towards a better world.

Aalto University is a multidisciplinary community of bold thinkers, where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future.

Aalto University students at Aalto Party during the opening of the Academic Year. Photo by Aalto University / Aino Huovio
Key figures of 2018 and reports

Rankings

Aalto University specialises in science, art, technology and business. We have improved markedly in rankings specific to these fields, and place high in well-known ranking lists.

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A Grid Aalto University / Photo by Unto Rautio
Aalto-yliopisto/ Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Aalto as an employer

We are an international community of 20 000 bold thinkers, working on top research, art and education. Join us in changing the world!

Open positions

Working at Aalto University

For international staff

Tenure track career system

Strategy and values

Campus

Aalto University's campus in Otaniemi is the home of an innovative community.

Get to know our campus
Aalto University campus / Photo by Mika Huisman

Schools, departments and units

Scientific research, artistic activities and teaching are carried out at Aalto's six schools and their departments and units.

Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

Organisation and strategy

We are a multidisciplinary and international university comprising of six schools. The university is foundation-based, and President Ilkka Niemelä is in charge of its operations. 

Schools and departmentsOrganisationBoardManagement teamStrategyJoin us in creating the future- strategy projectCode of ConductKey figures and annual reportsStatements and commentsGovernance

Sustainability

We are committed to promoting sustainable development through research and education as well as in our campus development and other daily practices.

Read more on sustainability at Aalto
Environmental Engineering. Photo: Mikko Raskinen/ Aalto University
Aalto University Undergraduate Centre Otaniemi, image: Tuomas Uusheimo

History

Aalto University was established in 2010 as three leading Finnish universities, the Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki University of Technology and the University of Art and Design Helsinki, were merged. 

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News

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University Published:

Search for Heads of Departments at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The Dean of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture requests applications or nominations for suitable candidates for positions of Heads of Departments´ at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
Lumi Ketola ja Petri Suomala strategian yhteisötilaisuudessa 27.3.2019, kuva Mikko Raskinen
University Published:

Strategy work continued – Check out the materials and see how you can continue to participate

The second community event brought 200 Aalto people to the Learning Centre to discuss the three themes chosen by the community: Education, Sustainability and Infrastructures.
Circular economy workshop series
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Circular economy workshop series brings cross-university collaboration

Upcoming workshop series aims to be a forum for knowledge sharing in circular economy and cross-disciplinary communication for successful collaborations.
Kauppakorkeakoulun kierreportaat Kuva: Roope Kiviranta / Aalto-yliopisto
Campus, University Published:

School of Business building staircase invited art competition

New artwork will be located in the newest building on campus.

Events

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.

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Updated 9.4.2019
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