Aalto University Summer School

Courses and programs


Health and Wellbeing Architecture Summer Intensive 2020 (Online)

The Health and Wellbeing Architecture Summer Intensive offers graduate students, doctoral students, practicing architects, healthcare planners, healthcare practitioners and international guests an opportunity to come together and deepen their competencies in the field of design for health and wellbeing.



Digital Business Master Class (Online)

DBMC Online is a challenge-based online course with a focus on digital technologies as tools for building businesses.

Group work at Aalto University (photo: Aino Huovio)

Information Technology Program (ITP)

Complete 24 ECTS over the summer, solve real-life digital business challenges, and gain a unique skillset in information technologies, digital platforms or service design. Aalto ITP is an international and multi-disciplinary summer program taught at the School of Business.

Information Technology Program (ITP)


5G Hack the Mall

Take part in a free facilitated online summer course and learn the basics of 5G, conduct project work with partner companies, or dive into 5G Hackathon challenges!

Kaapo Collan ja Aapo Karvonen toteuttavat Aalto-yliopiston 5G-kesäkurssin tehtävää (AR) -lasien hyödyntämisestä tuotannonohjauksessa kesällä 2019.

Aalto University Summer School on Transportation - EIT Urban Mobility Edition

We offer an intensive learning period for professionals and graduate students in the field of transportation and urban planning, including online lectures and innovation workshops.


A! Water Treatment Summer Course

A! Water treatment summer course focuses on advanced drinking water treatment technologies.

Water Laboratory


Entrepreneurship summer course: Creating Multidimensional Experiences (Online)

Learn to create immersive experiences in a multidisciplinary team of international students, working online but together towards a sustainable future.

Four students workshopping

Language Centre

Writing Doctoral Research for Technology (3 ECTS)

During the course, students work to improve their writing as they apply skills and techniques introduced in the course.


Writing in Art, Design & Architecture (3 ECTS)

Develop your skills in producing texts related to art, design and architecture

laptop notebook and pencil

Talking Art, Design & Architecture (3 ECTS)

Develop your skills in spoken interaction that is related to the context of art, design and architecture.

Aalto University students_photo by Aino Huovio

Finnish 1 (3 ECTS)

Learn the basics of Finnish

Students at Finnish class

Get to Know Finland (1 ECTS)

Learn the main characteristics of the Finnish way of life and culture, and are able to talk about them as well as have basic knowledge about Finnish nature, history and society.


Courses in Finnish


Kesäbuusti is an online course organized in Finnish by Aalto Ventures Programin. The course consists of 10 online meetings and can be completed as a 3 ECTS or 5 ECTS course

Student at laptop. Photo by Aalto University / Aino Huovio



Majority of the courses carry a tuition fee for non-Aalto participants. If you are an Aalto student, please check Into for additional summer study possibilities.  The latest and updated information is always on the course website, so please make sure to check it for further information and details. Contact information is available on the course website, so if you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].

Please note that the course registration/application may close before the registration deadline if the course is full.

Prices subject to change without notice.

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