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Application period for master's programmes is 1 Dec 2022 – 2 Jan 2023. If you are planning to start master's studies next autumn, apply now!

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Visit our website dedicated to Aalto University’s lifewide learning solutions. Brush up your competencies and build your own learning path!

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Donations help them continue their studies during the crisis

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Spotlight

Find more current news and interesting events on the News and events page.

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What will we be wearing in the future?

Aalto University has been invited to showcase its sustainable textile and fashion solutions at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Read the latest Aalto University Magazine, answer the reader survey – and win!

The Magazine’s latest issue examines the built environment and other living spaces, especially from the perspective of the urban environment.

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Aalto University aims at a 15 per cent annual energy saving

The impacts of the measures, targeted at the university buildings, will be monitored for a period of 12 months, after which the next steps will be agreed upon

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Find more current news and interesting events on the News and events page.

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Internet Forum Public lecture series: Technology, Security and Future – to All of Us

How do you feel security and what does it mean to us in the future – welcome to listen to interesting talks and discuss.

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2022 Energy Forum seminar series – Future energy systems

Key players in Finland's energy sector present their views on the energy systems of the future.

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Wondering about the energy crisis?

At Aalto University, we shape solutions to the world's biggest problems, such as climate and energy crisis.

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Could Finland run out of electricity and what happens to our emissions? Our professor answers five frequently asked questions about energy

Finland has been urged to prepare for a possible electricity shortage in the coming winter by saving energy. Peter Lund, Professor in Advanced Energy Systems at Aalto University, answers five questions about energy.

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Blow the whistle on energy guzzlers on the campus of Aalto University!

Significant energy saving measures have been taken on the campus for several years, but now we also need your help

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Ending energy imports from Russia could cut other electricity imports to Finland – model shows what chain reaction could mean for the security of supply

A risk analysis by Aalto University shows that electricity supply could stop far short of demand: in the worst-case scenario, the gap could be more than 2,500 hours per year.

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Explore our six schools

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

School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The School of Arts, Design and Architecture is one of the most prestigious universities in its fields. We educate our students to create imaginative, collaborative, compassionate and unconventional approaches to the most pressing challenges of today.

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School of Engineering

Research, education and new solutions in the fields of mechanical engineering, civil engineering and built environment.

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School of Business

At the School of Business we strive for better business and better society. We excel in education and research with a multidisciplinary approach and in collaboration with our partners.

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School of Chemical Engineering

At the School of Chemical Engineering, we combine natural sciences and engineering in a unique way.

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School of Electrical Engineering

At the School of Electrical Engineering, we are experts in systems science developing integrated solutions from care of the elderly to space robotics.

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School of Science

Science for tomorrow’s technology, innovations and businesses

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Campus - lively and thriving

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

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Virtual Campus Experience

Explore Aalto University’s campus from anywhere in the world! Our digital guides, an Aalto University student and an assistant professor, introduce you to our learning facilities, laboratories, workshops, service spots and outdoor spaces. The tour can be experienced on desktop, mobile or VR headset.

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Studies and courses open to all

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Lifewide Learning (external link)

Select a solution that suits you, ranging from individual courses to programmes that are open for all.

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Aalto University Open University

Open University courses are open to everyone regardless of background or age. Open University offers individual courses in Business, Technology, Languages, and Art and Design. Students are admitted to individual courses in the order of registration.

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Aalto University Junior

Aalto University Junior is art, science, technology and entrepreneurship for children, young people and teachers - to support teaching, personal joy and a source of enthusiasm.

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Ukraine war

On this page, we will gather information on how Russia's invasion of Ukraine affects Aalto University’s operations. We will update the contents regularly.

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Information on coronavirus

Information on the effects of coronavirus and COVID-19 on activities at Aalto University

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Read about our research and donate

At Aalto University, we create the conditions for innovation, economic growth, employment and wellbeing. A gift to the university is an investment in a better future.

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Research & Art

Our research focuses on seven key areas combining four core competences in the fields of ICT, materials, arts, design and business together with three grand challenges related to energy, living environment, and health.

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Give for the future

Join us in building a sustainable future! Together we can solve some of the toughest problems of our time.