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.
A community of game changers
At Aalto, high-quality research, art, education and entrepreneurship are promoted hand in hand. In global university rankings, Aalto is at the top of its fields.
The 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.
employees, including 400 professors
of our academic staff is international
full-time equivalent degree students
best young university in the world (QS 2019 Top 50 under 50)
Aalto University's campus is the home of an innovative community. By 2021, all of the university's core functions will be in Otaniemi.
Schools, departments and units
Scientific research, artistic activities and teaching are carried out at Aalto's six schools and their departments and units.
Aalto University as an organisation
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.
We are committed to promoting sustainable development through research and education as well as in our campus development and other daily practices.
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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