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
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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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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.

Get to know our campus
An aerial view of the Aalto University campus at sunset/ Photo by Mika Huisman

Schools, departments and units

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

Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

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. 

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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

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Research & Art Published:

Funding by the Academy of Finland September call totals EUR 20.6 million

Funding was granted by three Academy of Finland Research Councils: Biosciences, Health and the Environment; Culture and Society; Natural Sciences and Engineering

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Cooperation Published:

Teemu Leinonen Elected Member of Cumulus Association Executive Board

Teemu Leinonen Elected Member of Cumulus Association Executive Board
Vuoden 2016 promootion promoottori Matti Kaivola asettaa tohtorinhattua promovoitavan tohtorin päähän. Kuva Mikko Raskinen Aalto-yliopisto
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Doctoral and master’s degrees conferred in festive events

Attend the lectures and follow the conferment events online on 13 and 14 June starting at 13.00.
Aalto University flags. Photo: Aino Huovio
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Aalto University releases capital through property sales

The university frees up capital for university’s research, teaching, digitalization and campus development.

Events

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Conferences and workshops

26th EurOMA Conference

Aalto University School of Business will host the 26th EurOMA conference on 17.-19.6.2019 in collaboration with Hanken School of Economics. More information: http://euroma2019.org/.
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Exhibitions and fairs

"Re-imagining the Past -Stories from the Aalto Archive" exhibition

This exhibition highlights carefully selected items from the Aalto University Archives. We invited professors, professors emeriti and current Aalto students & staff to choose their own favorites from the collection.
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Dissertations
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Conferences and workshops

Forum Wood Building Nordic 2019

The leading Nordic conference in wood construction comes to Finland in September 2019.
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