Aalto University

Information on coronavirus

Information on the effects of coronavirus and COVID-19 on activities at Aalto University
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On this page you will find the most important and up-to-date guidelines related to the coronavirus situation. Supplementary information can be found from the page Internal instructions related to coronavirus (requires log-in). Further instructions and relevant links are at the bottom of this page.

Facilities and safety

  • Please pay close attention to health security and exercise good hand hygiene.

  • Do not come to the campus if feeling ill.

  • COVID-19 vaccines effectively prevent severe forms of the disease and curb the spread of the virus. We hope that as many members of the Aalto community as possible will protect themselves and others by taking the vaccine. For more information on vaccinations, please visit for example the City of Helsinki or City of Espoo websites.


Studying and teaching

Events and visitors


Useful links

THL.fi: Coronavirus COVID-19 - latest updates

YHTS.fi: Current information concerning the coronavirusTerveystalo website

UM.fi: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Travel advisories (in Finnish)

UM.fi Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Info on coronavirusWHO.org: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

Latest email to employees and students

Useful instructions

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Information regarding support for online teaching at opit.aalto.fi (external link)

Find instructions on how to teach online or hybrid, and how to use our digital learning platforms. Also, find general guidelines and policies concerning teaching.

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IT Help

You can find up-to-date news, contact information, chat and instructions of frequently used IT services at IT-help hub: accounts, passwords, email, MFA, vpn, printing, teams, zoom, VDI and guidelines how to procure workstations and phones.

News related to coronavirus on aalto.fi

Petter Holme, photo: Matti Ahlgren, Aalto University
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Petter Holme: Temporal networks help to understand the spreading dynamics

'My research concerns networks in general – power grids, social and ecological networks, bus transportation, and many others. I approach my research using mathematical theories and frameworks, as well as computer modelling. Concrete examples of these networks studied include Internet dating, the Frozen movie, and the Covid epidemic.'
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Covid-19 vaccines available again at the Otaniemi campus in September

The vaccination site is open on 12, 19 and 26 September to students and personnel at the Undergraduate Centre, room Y115.
Illustration of digital pandemic tracing networks
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Digital tracing apps should incorporate social connections to mitigate disease outbreaks

Digital tracing models could benefit from a closer look at social connections between app-users.
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Viruses in the air? Researchers study how air cleaning devices, masks, and UV light reduce risk of infection

The project is aimed at finding workable and cost-effective ways to protect offices.
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