For students

As an Aalto student, you’re a Unite! student. Unite! is an alliance of nine leading technical universities in Europe. It’s packed with opportunities to grow, internationalize, and connect with fellow students. We offer international courses on technology, multi-disciplinary topics, languages, and culture. We also provide funding for building extra-curricular activities with other Unite! students.
Join Unite! for easy pathways to international courses and collaboration. You can internationalize your studies even without leaving home!
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For students, Unite! offers new forms of student mobility, joint programs, online courses, summer schools, researcher seminars and collaborative courses, which may include short-term mobility periods. Courses and other activities are mainly offered for master's and doctoral students, but many events and project courses are also suitable for bachelor's students.

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Apply by 15 December for a real life research project on the sustainability of oceans

The ten week course consists of online assignments and three weeks in Lisbon. Apply by 15 December.
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Apply to Unite! virtual courses in the field of energy engineering!

Application instructions to the Unite! virtual courses.
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Apply for seed funding to create collaborative activities with students from other Unite! universities

Get up to 20 000 Euros for a collaborative project. Deadline for applications is 15 December, 2023.
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Practice your languages with the Unite! Language Tandems

Language Tandems offer you the possibility to practice any of the Unite! languages with another student from the Unite! community.

Online courses 

Aalto University master’s level students and bachelor students who have almost completed their degree can apply for master's level online courses in various Unite! universities. The courses can be taken completely remotely. Unite! online courses provide an easy opportunity to study in a foreign university and together with other European students.

See Student Guide for more information (accessible only for Aalto students).

Enhance your global competence with Unite! 

Unite! will provide you with both the setting and the tools needed to develop your global competence helping you grow both as a professional and as a person. This video sums up our approach and understanding of global competence:

Degree Programmes 

Master in Communications and Data Science is a double-degree programme where you study in two different universities in two countries. In this programme you will advance your knowledge in the broad field of computer networks and cybersecurity, and gain professional experience through tailored industry-relevant projects and entrepreneurship training. The next round of applications opens in December 2023. Read more below. 

Communications and Data Science, Master of Science (Technology)

The Communications and Data Science Double Degree Programme covers a range of timely, industry topics relevant to modern fields of engineering. Communications and Data Science is a two-year master's programme, with student mobility between Aalto University, Grenoble INP Graduate schools of Engineering and Management at Université Grenoble Alpes, or Técnico Lisboa at Universidade de Lisboa.

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Student association SURE! 

At Unite!, students are equal partners and participate in the network's advisory bodies as well as in the planning and implementation of various activities. Students also have their own association, SURE! - Students in Unite! for Representation and Empowerment. 

Aalto’s student representatives for 2023 are Luisa Cardoso, Carl-Victor Schauman and Joona Huikuri

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