Aalto University Summer School

Meet the team

The Aalto Summer School team is here to help both students and faculty in building memorable academic experiences on Otaniemi campus.
Laura Sivula is the Head of Aalto Summer School, in this black and white picture she looks into the camera and smiles

Laura Sivula

Head of Summer School

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+358 50 384 7228

Laura loves summers. She loves summers so much, that she has dedicated the sunniest days of the past years working with students at Aalto University. As the Head Honcho she wants to develop Otaniemi campus into an international destination during the summer semester. What is her favourite summer spot in Helsinki? "All the islands you can visit, just hop on a public transport ferry."

Laura can help you with: curriculum development, custom programs, company collaboration

Laura Kitinoja is the Programme Manager responsible for the Digital Business Master Class

Laura Kitinoja

Program Manager

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+358 50 577 2755

What, another Laura? Yes, that is correct! Laura works with partner universities across the globe to provide students with exhilarating experiences while they are visiting Finland for the Digital Business Master Class. What is her favourite thing about the Finnish summer? "Everything comes to life after a long winter snooze, both the gorgeous nature which wakes up with a big green blast at the beginning of the summer and the smiling people who do not seem to have a care in the world."

Laura can help you with: Digital Business Master Class, application process, payment options

Portrait of Silva Saulio

Silva Saulio

Project Specialist

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+358 50 471 4423

Silva is a happy-go-lucky problem-solver who knows how to make partnerships work. She has worked closely with bringing challenge-based programs alive at Aalto University. In the Summer School team, Silva coordinates EU projects in challenge-based learning and collaboration in sustainable urban ecosystems. What does she want every international student to experience in Finland? "A dip in the sea or lake after a hot, steamy sauna in the ever-lasting summer evening sun light."

Silva can help you with: EU projects, partnerships, company collaboration

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