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Information for Summer School Applicants

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

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Summer School staff

Laura Kitinoja

Laura Kitinoja

Program Director

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+358 50 577 2755

Laura works with Aalto faculty and partner universities across the globe to provide students with exhilarating experiences while they are visiting Finland for summer studies. 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 curriculum development, application process, payment options, international mobility, Digital Business course.


Marcela Acosta-Garcia

Program Manager

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+358 50 512 4296

Marcela is a project specialist working with EU partner universities to create learning opportunities at home or abroad. In the Summer School team, she works in projects for digitalization of education, international collaboration, lifelong learning, and development of transferrable skills. Marcela is always looking to create synergies across groups. For her, the best thing about the summer is the energy boost from the light and from seeing so many people enjoying the outdoors.

Marcela can help you with joint programs, EU projects, online courses.

Kiti Kainulainen

Kiti Kainulainen


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+358 50 304 2276

Kiti oversees Summer School marketing and coordinates the social media channels, content creation, campaigns, newsletter and website. In addition to that, she collaborates with Finnish higher education institutions in the national Digivisio 2023 project and helps build the domain of Lifewide Learning at Aalto University. For her, the best thing about summer is the cosy summer evenings.

Kiti can help you with the Summer School marketing (newsletter, website and social media) and Digivisio 2030 pilot

Natalia Villaman

Natalia Villaman

Program Coordinator

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Natalia works in the production team for Aalto University's upcoming Microlearning Playbook. The book is meant to show the relevance of microlearning and introduce a topical pedagogical approach to educators and the Aalto community. Additionally, she is leading Aalto's Pilot & Implementation phase for the Urban GoodCamp project, that aims to tackle pressing urban challenges through multidisciplinary programmes for students, researchers, and lifewide learners.

Natalia can help you with design research & methods, participation & facilitation, and fostering sustainability through education.

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