Aalto University Summer School

Experience Finland through Summer School

Fun social program is a key part of the Aalto University Summer School experience.
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Aalto University Summer School comes to life on our beautiful Otaniemi campus and outside of it with new friends.

Aalto University Summer School is designed for summer fun in Finland

Aalto University Summer School is not only about studying but also a social experience. We believe that enjoying the Finnish summer is the best way to get the most out of intense academic experiences and challenging coursework. That is why, each year, students get to enjoy fun, Finnish summer activities and visit the most important summer sites together with coursemates.

Taking courses at Aalto University Summer School is an easy way to grasp Finnish culture and the Helsinki region. Whilst we develop the social program every year, check what we have done in the past and picture yourself spending next summer at Aalto University!

Social Program at Aalto University Summer School in the past

Here are some examples of social activities and excursion destinations from previous summers to give you a taste of what to expect. Check the graduate course websites or the extracurricular programme for undergraduate students to see what is included this year!

Cafe at campus

Extracurricular programme for undergraduate summer studies

Get to know your coursemates and Finland through engaging extracurricular activities

Aalto University Summer School

Social program all year round

Our custom programs and some of our courses are up and running throughout the year, and the social program is carefully planned accordingly.

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Laughing students in front of Dipoli in the winter, in warm clothing

What you can easily do on your own in Finland

Not all social program needs to be organized. Exploring Finland yourself can be an inspiring way to spend your summer before, after or in-between the courses you have selected. Here are some tips on how you can complete your journey to be ever so inspiring.

Check out the ‘This is Finland’ page gathered by Aalto University staff for all things and tips Finnish!

A guy peeks from behind fresh green birch branches. Photo: Aalto University / Unto Rautio

Get to know Finland and Aalto

Finland’s excellent reputation in education, combined with a wide range of courses offered in English, makes Finland and Aalto University an attractive study destination for international students.

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