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International Programs

Aalto University International Programs help you build customised short-term programs and study tours for your students visiting Aalto University during all semesters. We offer courses and programs for high school, bachelor's and master's level students. With your collaboration, we design a program that best fits the needs of your students.
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Get an unforgettable study experience at Aalto

Aalto University International Programs offers universities the opportunity to collaborate through international customised short-term study programs and study tours during all semesters in Otaniemi campus. We offer courses and programs for high school, bachelor's and master's level students.

We design the study program together with you to ensure that the program is fully fit for your students' needs. Each program is designed and tailor-made with relevant content, faculty and learning methods. We offer both on-campus and online options for added flexibility.

‘Staff at Aalto University delivered top-notch communication and support to the International Program collaboration with UNIST. It was fantastic to work with them – right from the first meeting, we felt certain that Aalto University has ample experience in proposing, coordinating, and managing short-term international programs. We knew we were in good hands.’ DaYon Shim from Center of International Affairs at UNIST

Students from UNIST university (from the left) Sola Moon, Jinsu Son and  Yeongjun Park successfully completed the course Digital Business, Advanced Technologies and Innovation at Aalto University.

'The perfect study program for anyone who wants to visit Northern Europe and Aalto University'

Aalto University International Programs offers customised study programs for students around the world.

Group picture of students from UNIST university holding their diplomas and wearing face masks in A Grid building, Aalto University.

'We knew we were in good hands' – International Programs hosted students from South Korea in customised study program

Aalto University International Programs invited engineering students from UNIST university in South Korea for a short-term study program in Digital Business, Advanced Technologies and Innovation.


Special features and benefits

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What we offer

  • Customised short-term programs and study tours for 1-4 weeks during all semesters including expert lectures and workshops according to your requested theme
  • For high school, Bachelor's or Master's level students
  • Study content designed together with you in the areas of art, design, business, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology or engineering
  • Official Aalto University course certificate
  • Optional challenge-based project connecting students with local industries and society
  • Tailored cultural excursions and social program
  • Support with accommodation and travel
  • Optional weekend excursions to, for example, Lapland, Tallinn or Stockholm.
A student listening to a business lecture during a course by Aalto University International Program
Photo: Roope Kiviranta

Common course topics

Aalto University International Programs offer future-led and challenge-based learning experiences in some of today's most crucial topics led and taught by Aalto University faculty and industry specialists. We can design a custom program for your students within course topics like:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Technology Innovation
  • Service Design and Customer Experience
  • Future-orientation
  • Wellbeing Architecture
  • Climate Change
  • Sustainable Biomaterial Science
  • Digital Business Strategies
  • Leadership in the Digital Age
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
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Frequently Asked Questions – International Programs

Have a question about International Programs? Here are some answers to the most asked questions

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