Aalto University Junior

About us

Aalto University Junior offers a sneak peek to the world of higher education to children and young adults around Finland. When curiosity knows no borders, you can accomplish just about anything.
Aalto-yliopisto Junior toimii Otaniemen kampuksella aivan metron vieressä. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto Junior / Mikko Raskinen
Aalto University Junior operates on the Otaniemi campus right next to the metro station. Photo: Aalto University / Mikko Raskinen

Aalto University Junior is a multidisciplinary learning unit for curious minds

Aalto University Junior bridges the gap between school life and academia by inspiring and promoting learning and teaching in business, arts, technology and natural sciences. Our activities take the form of action-oriented study visits, camps, events, courses, and competitions aimed at children, young adults, teachers, school pupils and families.

Street address: Kemistintie 1B, Otaniemi, Espoo.

Contact our team

Veli-Mat­ti Ikä­valko

administrative matters and cooperation

Pilvi Saaristo

study visits, camps

Heidi Sillanpää

natural sciences and mathematics

Heidi Simppala

arts and design, economy and entrepreneurship

Riik­ka Keto-Tokoi

technology and programming

Tiia Sertti

Kaksi suojalaseihin, valkoisiin laboratoriotakkeihin ja sinisiin suojakäsineisiin pukeutunutta yläkoululaista tarkastelee mittalasissa olevaa näytettä.
Photo: Kalle Kataila

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Subscribe to the Aalto University Junior newsletter and stay updated on our current affairs, events and all the fun things we have to offer. As a newsletter subscriber, you will be the first to know about upcoming events and their registration periods and other important news. The newsletter is primarily intended for teachers and is published twice a month in Finnish.

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By donating to Aalto University Junior, you will help create a world where children and youth can fulfill their potential. Come and join us in building a more sustainable future,

Give for the future

Aalto University Junior is a member of the Finnish universities’ science education network LUMA

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