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 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.
Schools, departments and units
Scientific research, artistic activities and teaching are carried out at Aalto's six schools and their departments and units.
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.
We are committed to promoting sustainable development through research and education as well as in our campus development and other daily practices.
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.