Explore our course selection for 2023

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Undergraduate summer courses

We offer multidisciplinary academic summer courses for undergraduate students.

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Graduate summer courses

We offer multidisciplinary academic summer courses for students with completed undergraduate degrees.

Aalto University Summer School

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.

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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.

Margo Camus in long brown hair and a black blazer sitting in front of a computer screen and smiling towards the camera.

“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.

Student in a white lab coat and blue plastic gloves photographed from the back while experimenting in the CHEMARTS lab smashing green pine needles into a white mortar while looking at recipes from the CHEMARTS cookbook.

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

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Aalto University Summer School application period for summer 2023 opens

The curriculum for summer 2023 includes five undergraduate courses and three graduate courses aimed at a multidisciplinary and international audience.
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“Nordic Biomaterials is ideal for getting inspiration and new ideas for projects in the workplace or a starting point to find a topic for the thesis” – Natalie Wunder, Nordic Biomaterials alum

Nordic Biomaterials by CHEMARTS inspires students to combine design and material science for new cellulose-driven concepts and ideas.
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Aalto University Summer School courses for 2023 have been launched

Summer School offers multidisciplinary courses for undergraduate and graduate students as well as professionals
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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