Aalto University

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

Careers 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.

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Dipoli Kaleva Image: Tuomas Uusheimo / Aalto University

Schools, departments and units

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

Undergraduate centre / Photo by Tuomas Uusheimo

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.

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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

The details avaiable on the page in a picture with a colourful cartoon of an antropomorphic qubit
Campus, Research & Art Published:

From quantum gateways to super-refrigerators – the quantum technology revolution arrives in Otaniemi

An exhibition uncovering the secrets of quantum technology is opening on 17 October as part of the quantum technology summit
Otaniemi ilmakuva
Campus, University Published:

Part of Maarintie will be closed to vehicle traffic in October

Jokeri Light Rail will be built near the properties on Maarintie and at the intersection of Konemiehentie and Tietotie. As of June 2019, preparation work such as stabilization, and other works related to Jokeri Light Rail has been carried out on Maarintie.
Kaksi opiskelijaa kävelee A Bloc -kauppakeskuksessa.
Campus, University Published:

A Bloc in Otaniemi awarded as best shopping centre innovation in Finland

The Nordic Council of Shopping Centers valued A Bloc’s vision for the future.
Energy Awareness Week event ACRE Image: Mikko Raskinen
Campus, University Published:

More renewable energy on campus

Renewing Aalto Works block increases the energy effiency on campus

Events

The details avaiable on the page in a picture with a colourful cartoon of an antropomorphic qubit
Exhibitions and fairs

Quantum Explorations

#QuEx opens up windows to the current state of quantum technologies, showcasing some of the world-leading research and technology development taking place on campus
Image Credit: Quantum Flagship/H. Ritsch.
Conferences and workshops

European Quantum Flagship Event

Exploring and Making Quantum Technology
The Second Quantum Revolution is unfolding now, exploiting the enormous advancements in our ability to detect and manipulate single quantum objects. The Quantum Flagship is driving this revolution in Europe.
Dissertations

Defence of Dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering, Goncalo Pina Cipriano, M. Sc. (Tech)

Name of Dissertation Energy Efficiency Based Analysis and Optimization of Friction Riveting
Dissertations

Defence of Dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering, Elnaz Abdollahi, M. Sc. (Tech)

Name of dissertation Modelling and optimization of combined heat and power system
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