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Research opportunities at Aalto

Aalto University provides high-level facilities for research, teaching and innovation, including unique, nationally significant research infrastructures. Our large infrastructures are open to everyone in the Aalto community.

Driving excellence in research

Aalto University shines in international university rankings, especially in field-specific rankings in technology, art and business, as well as in those that compare young universities.

  • Our long-term purpose in research: We excel and make breakthroughs in and across science, art, technology and business.
  • Our current focus of development: Driving excellence. We create world-class clusters of excellence in our key research areas and bring complementary talent together to work on grand challenges.
  • The planned actions: Attracting and fostering talent, developing selected research infrastructures, new collaboration across fields.

 

Key research areas

Aalto University’s research focuses on seven key areas combining four core competences in the fields of ICT, materials, arts, design and business together with three grand challenges related to energy, living environment, and health.

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Latest research news

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Renovation of the service desk is starting in Harald Herlin Learning Centre

The service desk is going under renovation starting from 27 June. We apologize for the noise.
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A record number of new doctorates at the 2022 Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees in Technology

The most prestigious of academic celebrations was held on the Otaniemi campus on 17 June. The previous conferment ceremony took place in 2019, and the annual tradition has had to be postponed two years in a row. As a result, this year's celebrations at Dipoli were grander than ever before.
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Nearly 18 million euros for research

The Academy of Finland funding brings six new Academy Research Fellows, 14 Postdoctoral Researchers and 23 Academy Projects to Aalto University
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Fashion designer, photographer and band join forces to create a magical summer utopia

Fashion designer Justus Kantakoski and photographer Mortti Saarnia, were nominated for an EMMA Award this year for a music video for Suistamon Sähkö.

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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