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Donations help them continue their studies during the crisis

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Spotlight

A scarf made of Ioncell.
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Aalto University becomes a founding partner in Ioncell Oy

The new company will commercialise and develop ecological textile fibre technologies.
Ensimmäinen kuva Linnunradan keskellä olevasta mustasta aukosta. Kuva: EHT Collaboration
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Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

Researchers from Aalto University, the University of Turku and the Finnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO were part of the international research group in taking a revolutionary picture.
A night sky with the northern lights visible behind the silhouettes of trees. / Yötaivas, jossa revontulet näkyvät puiden siluettien takana.
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The aurora borealis can be heard even when they can’t be seen

Recordings reveal sounds linked with geomagnetic activity that’s too weak to cause northern lights at the same spot
Piirroskuvassa on mustalla pohjalla vihreäsävyisiä sormia, jotka koskettelevat lampaanvillasäikeitä.
Aalto Magazine Published:

Reach out and touch it — our researcher explains why getting a feel for things matters

Nowadays, you can do nearly everything digitally, but without touching things you miss out on a dialogue with yourself.
Mika Sillanpää, Aalto University. Photo: Mikko Raskinen.
Honoured Published:

The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters has awarded Mika A. Sillanpää for his outstanding contributions to promote quantum research

The research team led by Sillanpää was able to establish quantum entanglement between a pair of macroscopic drumheads.
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Donate to Ukraine's university students

Donations help students cover their living costs during their studies in Finland.

Events and networking

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Conferences and workshops

Sustainability Science Days 2022: Systemic Transformations to Sustainable Futures

You can still register for online events for the conference organised by the Institute of Sustainability Science of the University of Helsinki (HELSUS) and Aalto University. This year’s theme, Systemic Change for a Sustainable Future, highlights the urgency to act now.
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Online event

HIIT Special Seminar: Juho Hirvonen "Understanding Equilibria of Games as Distributed Computation"

This talk is arranged by the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology
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Public defences

Public Defence in the field of Information Systems Science, Wenjie Fan, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is "Extracting Value from Social Big Data: Empirical Studies on Online Customer Reviews and Managerial Responses”
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Lectures and seminars

Department of Computer Science: MSc Thesis Presentation

Juho Kuikka will present his MSc thesis on Thursday 19 May at 12:30 in Zoom.

We shape a sustainable future

At Aalto, we help solve the wicked problems of the world in and across our disciplines. Here are some examples of how we do it!

Loving Environments virtual exhibition. Design: Heljä Nieminen

Loving Environments | Virtual Exhibition (external link)

More sustainable and liveable living environments.

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.

Students riding bikes in front of the Aalto University Väre building, photo by Unto Rautio

School of Engineering

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

Aalto Ice Tank / photo by Juha Juvonen

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.

Ekonominaukio 1 staircase to 1st floor. Photo by Unto Rautio.

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

Artistic depiction of a bright light in space / made by Ray Scipak
Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

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.

Explore our vibrant innovation ecosystem

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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)

This website is dedicated to Aalto University’s lifewide learning solutions.

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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.

Information on Ukraine and coronavirus

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.

Sensual Mathematics Exhibition. Photo by Henri Vogt.

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.