Aalto University Summer School

Graduate summer courses

We offer multidisciplinary academic summer courses for students with a completed bachelor's degree. Deep-dive into current disruptive topics, update your knowledge, gain international networks and get a taste of Aalto University's world-class future-led and challenge-based learning methods this summer.
Two Aalto University students laughing while experimenting or cooking on campus.

You can already apply for the Digital Business spring 2023 course. The application period for the summer courses starts on 1.2.2023.

Aalto University Summer School's graduate level summer courses have something to offer for everyone. The courses are tailor-made for students, lifelong learners and working professionals with a completed bachelor's degree from any discipline or nationality.

We strive to create an international and multidisciplinary atmosphere in all our courses. We believe that letting students work together in applying their new skills leads to the best learning experiences. At the same time, students are taught by top faculty and experts from Aalto University with the latest learning methods that are strongly aligned with work-life.

Explore our selection of graduate-level courses for summer 2023

Students working together in a classroom

Radical Creativity

Join Aalto University's brand new graduate-level offer focused on experimentation, piloting and critical reimagination of the meaning of creativity. During the two intensive weeks, students explore radical creativity through multidisciplinary teamwork on real-life company cases.

Aalto University Summer School
Four students sitting in front of Väre building studying and discussing

Digital Business

Digital Business Master Class is a challenge-based course with a focus on digital technologies as tools for building businesses. During the intensive course, students work in international teams to plan digital solutions for real business cases from partnering companies.

Aalto University Summer School
An artistic and somewhat abstract picture of something that looks like a big green leaf pictured from below with a shadow of hands hovering above the leaf.

Sustainable Design

Sustainable Design is a multidisciplinary course focused on equipping you with the right tools and knowledge to work on sustainability-related issues at a systemic level. During the intensive course, students work in international teams to exercise critical thinking and their ability to asses and debate complex global issues with long and short-term impact.

Aalto University Summer School
Nordic Biomaterials artwork by Aron Sajavaara

Nordic Biomaterials

The use of materials today is not sustainable for the environment. Learn how to create new concepts for sustainable material development by combining design, technology and natural materials science

Aalto University Summer School
Four students chatting and looking at a laptop in a cafeteria.

Digital Business

Digital Business Master Class summer 2023 is a challenge-based course with a focus on digital technologies as tools for building businesses. During the intensive course, students work in international teams to plan digital solutions for real business cases from partnering companies.

Aalto University Summer School
 Laura Kitinoja

Laura Kitinoja

Program Director
 Aalto University Summer School Team

Aalto University Summer School Team

Summer school students at Aalto University.

Undergraduate summer courses

We offer multidisciplinary academic summer courses for undergraduate students.

Aalto University Summer School
Two female students walking in a lush and green Aalto University campus, looking at each other while talking and walking.

Information for Summer School Applicants

Application guidelines and information about tuition fees at Aalto University Summer School.

Aalto University Summer School
  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!