Aalto University Summer School

Aalto University Summer School

Experience arts, business and technology all at one campus. Come learn with us.

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Course highlights summer 2023

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Digital Business (Spring 2023)

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

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Nordic Biomaterials

The use of materials today is not sustainable for the environment. Learn how to create new concepts for sustainable material development by combining design, technology and natural materials science

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Our curriculum for summer 2023 launches this fall!

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The best way to spend a summer

Aalto University Summer School offers multidisciplinary academic courses and programs for the summer teaching period. We want our students to experience the best of Finnish summer and gain international networks while studying disruptive course topics through future-led teaching and challenge-based learning.

The courses and programs are organised at Aalto University's Otaniemi campus, a 10-minute metro ride from Helsinki.

News Highlights

Happy students from the Machine Learning course on a networking event in Helsinki, hosted by Aalto University Summer School.

Machine learning course by Aalto University Summer School and Unite! kicks off with 60 students

The Human-Centered Machine Learning summer course allows students from all over Europe to come together in an international setting at Aalto University.

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Top 10 things to do in Helsinki during your summer course at Aalto University

Aalto University Summer School suggests 10 things to do in Helsinki during the summer.

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“The Scandinavian way of teaching and learning appeals to me – it’s all about collective well-being”

Aalto University Summer School alumna and Global Brand Communications Lead at adidas Margo Camus combined her passion for sustainability and fashion and created the career she always wanted.

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‘Finland and Aalto have given me a whole new view on digital business’

International students experienced the Finnish spring and deepened their knowledge of digital business at the Aalto University Summer School’s Digital Business course in March.

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Nordic Biomaterials with CHEMARTS – a crucial course for future-changers

The Aalto University Summer School course Nordic Biomaterials in collaboration with CHEMARTS gathered students from Sweden, the USA, Germany, Norway and Belgium for a summer course on campus for the first time since the pandemic.

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My experience at Aalto University as an international student and an employee

After one month of work, our Program Assistant Ayse at Aalto University Summer School shares her experiences.

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Collaboration

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International Programs

Aalto University International Programs help you build customised short-term programs and study tours for your students visiting Aalto University. Together we can design courses and programs that best fit your students' needs.

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Meet the team

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

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Learn more about the Otaniemi campus and Finland

Experience the Finnish summer with Aalto University Summer School

Fun social program is a key part of the Aalto University Summer School experience.

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Campus

Aalto University's campus in Otaniemi is the home of an innovative community. Explore the campus virtually at virtualtour.aalto.fi.

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Liva Gramlow and another student standing in front of the classroom giving their final presentations at Digital Business Master Class by Aalto University Summer School.
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“Never before have I learned so much in two weeks” – Liva Gramlow, Digital Business alumna

With 35 students from 16 different countries, this summer’s Digital Business Master Class by Aalto University Summer School taught the students all things digital business and allowed them to collaborate on real-life business cases by partnering companies.
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Laura Sivula appointed Business Area Director for Aalto ACCESS and Lifewide Learning

In her new role, Sivula works as a Business Area Director at both Aalto University and Aalto EE, developing the lifewide learning portfolio.
Happy students from the Machine Learning course on a networking event in Helsinki, hosted by Aalto University Summer School.
Studies Published:

Machine learning course by Aalto University Summer School and Unite! kicks off with 60 students

The Human-Centered Machine Learning summer course allows students from all over Europe to come together in an international setting at Aalto University.
Helsinki from above
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Top 10 things to do in Helsinki during your summer course at Aalto University

Aalto University Summer School suggests 10 things to do in Helsinki during the summer.
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