Aalto Summer School

Aalto Summer School

Care to change the society, develop an innovation – or a whole new industry? Get started at Aalto Summer School.

Aalto University Otaniemi Campus in Summer / Photo by Aalto University, Mikko Raskinen

The best way to spend a summer

Aalto Summer School offers high quality academic courses and programmes for the summer teaching period. The courses and programmes are organised at Aalto University's Otaniemi campus, located within a 10 minute metro ride from Helsinki. With a range of subjects, Aalto Summer School and the Otaniemi campus will have something to offer for everyone this summer.

The application period for Aalto Summer School 2020 courses and programmes is now open. Click on Find courses and programmes and apply now!


Course and programme highlights

Digital Business Master Class (Spring 2020)

Digital Business Master Class (6 ECTS) is a challenge-based course with a focus on digital technologies as tools for building businesses.

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Information Technology Program (ITP)

Complete 24 ECTS over the summer, solve real-life digital business challenges, and gain a unique skillset in information technologies, digital platforms or service design. Aalto ITP is an international and multi-disciplinary summer program taught at the School of Business.

Information Technology Program (ITP)

Digital Business Master Class (Summer 2020)

Digital Business Master Class (6 ECTS) is a challenge-based course with a focus on digital technologies as tools for building businesses. During the course, students work in international teams to plan digital solutions for real cases from partner companies.

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Aalto Ventures Program Summer Course - Creating Multidimensional Experiences

Learn to create immersive experiences in a multidisciplinary team of international students, working together towards a sustainable future.

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Learn more about the Otaniemi campus and Finland


Aalto University's campus in Otaniemi is the home of an innovative community.

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This is Finland

Finland’s excellent reputation in education, combined with a wide range of courses offered in English, makes Finland an attractive study destination for international students. Boasting the largest technology hub of the Nordic countries, Finland is a world leader in information technology, business, design and many other academically centred fields.

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Experience Aalto University's Otaniemi campus

Make your summer unforgettable

Aalto Summer School courses are open for applications. Give your summer a direction and apply now!

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Custom programmes

Aalto Summer School helps you build custom programmes for your students visiting Aalto University. Together we can design courses and programmes that best fit your students' needs. Aalto University has a lot to offer during the summer semester.

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Meet the team

The Aalto Summer School team is here to help both students and faculty in building memorable academic experiences on Otaniemi campus.

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Do you have a question?

Email us at [email protected] and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

Laura Sivula

Laura Sivula

Information Technology Program (ITP)
Head of Summer School
Juuso Kivinen

Juuso Kivinen

Department of Information and Service Management
Research assistant
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