Aalto Thesis: For the student
Babakolade Ojuri, Creative Sustainability student
The opportunity the Aalto Thesis offers will significantly add to my resume and help boost my chances in the employment market.
Aalto Thesis experience
Compared to the traditional Master’s thesis assignment, Aalto Thesis offers three unique components:
Solve a shared real-life challenge together as a team
Work with and learn from your teammates’ disciplines
Collaborate, e.g. in data collection, desktop research and literature review
Let your team motivate you when you face the famous “this is shitty” moment
Learn project management and delivery
Plan the project and process together with your team
Join official status meetings to accelerate your work
- Finish your thesis in 6 months
Partner with a challenge
Create something genuinely beneficial for the partner organisation
A grant of 5,000 € to cover the living costs during the Master’s thesis work
Boost your CV by gaining real work experience from your field
Project diploma with partner's comments
Fiona Kaihari, IDBM student
I wanted to join Aalto Thesis to work in a multidisciplinary team and learn while doing. A real client was also a major motivation.
Gathered here are students' most commonly asked questions about Aalto Thesis, divided into sections on applying, working with the partner, study grants, and academic & practical issues.