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Otaniemi campus to develop into a lively neighbourhood

University's campus is in Otaniemi, home of the lively community that supports innovations. The goal of campus development is to mix valuable history and new ways of planning.

The campus of the future
Dipoli / Photo by Tuomas Uusheimo

Otaniemi, a crown jewel of Finnish architecture

A parkland-style campus established in the 1950s forms the core of Otaniemi. The overall vision of the campus was that of Alvar Aalto, and its individual buildings were designed by Aalto and other celebrated Finnish architects such as Reima and Raili Pietilä and Heikki and Kaija Sirén.

Architecture in Otaniemi
Aalto-yliopisto Oppismiskeskus / Tuomas Uusheimo
Aalto University Espoo Finland Winter

Aalto University's locations

Aalto University has premises in two locations in the Greater Helsinki region: at Otaniemi campus and in Töölö. Aalto operates one of its study options, the Bachelors' Programme in International Business BScBA, in the town of Mikkeli, around 200 kilometres from Helsinki.

Otaniemi

Töölö

This is how Otaniemi grew into a centre of technology, business and art

The first hub of world class research, a pioneer of modern architecture, the stage for the CSCE and the home of Finland’s first satellite - Otaniemi’s Aalto campus has a colourful history. Next the campus will become Aalto University’s joint campus and an open community for all.

History of Otaniemi campus
Aalto-yliopisto Dipoli / Tuomas Uusheimo
Väre ja Kauppakorkeakoulu aurinkopaneelit Kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto

A campus geared for sustainable development

The key environmental impacts of campuses are related to energy consumption, transport and recycling. A campus operating in line with the principles of sustainable development is a key part of the University's campus strategy.

Aalto University campus journal

The campus development journal examines eg. what Otaniemi looks like in 2050, how to add more green to the campus as well as how a startup ecosystem works.

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Aalto-yliopiston kampus -lehden kannet journal covers

Coworking spaces

A Grid invites companies to join the Aalto community on the Otaniemi campus by opening membership-based coworking venues around the university's interdisciplinary themes.

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Coworking-tila Health, Otakaari 3
Otaniemi Campus Future

Aalto University campus 2050

New buildings and services, more residents and plenty of green. The outlines for the next stage of development at the campus are already being drawn on the map.

Guided tour of Aalto University campus

Book our student guide to take you around the campus and learn more about Aalto University as well as the architecture and development of the campus.

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Aalto-yliopisto kampus campus Otaniemi Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

News about campus

Mehta Heino 3D printer printing the Helsinki Cathedral
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Defining new normals for 3D printing – the Mehta Heino story

A small two-person startup Mehta Heino is creating a new industry standard in 3D printing in their office in startup hub A Grid on the Aalto University campus.
Opiskelijat AYY housing Kuva: Pekko Korvuo / AYY
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Student Union looks for creative ideas for their information channels from Junction

Europe's largest hackathon, Junction, brings together 1500 participants to Aalto University's campus in November.
Aalto-yliopistokiinteistöt ACRE toimitusjohtaja managing director Ville Jokela Kuva: Kalle Kataila
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Human City Design Award Antti Ahlava Kuva: Anna Aminoff
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School as a Service concept received the Human City Design Award

The award recognizes the creation of a more sustainable community and environment.

Events on campus

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