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.

Get to know our campus
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

Aerial picture of Otaniemi during the summer
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School of Science Diversity and Equality Plan for 2020 published

Equality plan available on our governance page follow-on from discussions from the end of last year
Aalto-yliopisto Töölö juhlasali Kuva: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski
Campus, University Published:

Restaurant services at Aalto University Töölö by Kanresta

The restaurant, Assembly Hall and auditorium will be operated by Kanresta Oy under the name Ravintola Töölö.
Iloisia opiskelijoita Made in Aalto -puseroissaan Aalto-yliopiston 10-vuotisjuhlassa 8.1.2020, kuva Kalle Kataila
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The university's new decade started joyously

Almost 1300 people celebrated the 10-year-old Aalto – take a look at the photos!
Kuvassa näkyy Timo Viherkenttä. Kuvan otti Roope Kiviranta Aalto-yliopistosta.
Appointments Published:

Timo Viherkenttä appointed as Professor of Practice in Business Law

Timo Viherkenttä, Doctor of Laws and CEO of the State Pension Fund of Finland, has been appointed Professor of Practice at the School of Business’s Department of Accounting as of 1 January 2020.

Events

Aalto Scientific Computing

Aalto Scientific Computing - Triton kickstart

Do you want to learn how to use Triton, the high performance computing cluster at Aalto?
Concrete
Exhibitions and fairs

Let concrete surprise you! Betoni–Concrete presents the material as more than a grey mass

The exhibition shakes up traditional conceptions of concrete and presents it in use by engineers, architects, designers and artists.
Kuvituskuva
Conferences and workshops

AI in Materials Science workshop

The workshop explores the possibilities of AI-assisted materials science and design.
Kuvituskuva väitöstapahtumaan, Aalto-kynä ja tutkimuspaperi
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of real estate economics, Kaisa Kontu, Lic.Sc. (Tech.)

The name of the dissertation is "Customer-centered development paths for district heating industry".
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