Aalto University Open University

Study places and access control

Welcome to Aalto Campus! Find information how to access study places on the campus.
Otakaari 1

The Aalto University Open University operates mainly in the Otaniemi campus in Espoo. Most of the studies are held in the buildings Undergraduate Center (Otakaari 1) and Väre (Otaniementie 14). You can freely access classrooms on the first floor at the Undergraduate Center. To access other buildings and classrooms on campus, you must activate an access token.

There are information screens in the lobbies of the buildings, as well as information points where you can ask for advice on finding a teaching space. Due to the large size of the buildings, it is advisable to arrive early enough before the first lecture to find the teaching space and activate and retrieve the access token. Aalto Space App for navigating in the Otaniemi Campus.

In addition, the Aalto University Open University provides teaching in Mikkeli (small number of business route studies).

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How to get an access token and access rights

How to proceed when you need an access token and access rights on Aalto university campus located in Otaniemi (staff and students). Here is also an instruction how to proceed if your employment/studying right ends.

Otakaari 1 Kuva: Aino Huovio / Aalto-yliopisto

Hallway doors on Otakaari 1 will be locked, use access token

Students, make sure you have an HSL card or collect an access token from Väre or Otakaari 1 lobby services and register it. New access zones will take effect on the whole campus 16.11. and the access token will be needed more.

Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

Campus maps, addresses and opening hours in Otaniemi

Here you will also find restaurants, the map, the Aalto Space mobile app, access control - all practical information on one page! You can also visit the campus virtually.

Three students walking on campus on sunny day

Information on coronavirus

Information on the effects of coronavirus and COVID-19 on activities at Aalto University

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Outdoors areas and pedestrian routes will be improved near Otakaari 1 and Dipoli

The pedestrian connection from the metro to Dipoli and the Amphitheater Square area will be improved during the autumn of 2021. The aim is to create comfortable, versatile, safe and accessible outdoor areas, respecting original design solutions and implementations. The construction sites will start already in August.


Open University contact details

Click here for contact details for Open University services and personnel.

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