Global Engagement team
The Global Engagement team advances Aalto University’s vision of a global ecosystem of sustainable change and supports university-wide guidelines and decision-making. Aalto global engagement emphasizes the university’s role as an international actor that helps to solve global challenges, provides opportunities for developing world-class collaboration hubs, attracts international talents, and fosters a diverse and inclusive community.
What we do:
- Strategic internationalisation; acting as a point of contact for Aalto leadership and other Aalto actors and representing Aalto in national and international networks and working groups.
- University-wide academic partnerships, networks and alliances; managing, developing and coordinating university-wide partnerships, networks and alliances that support the strategic goals of Aalto University.
- Visits and visitor experiences; creating concepts and service solutions that positively impact the visitor experience and organising and coordinating incoming and outgoing high-level visits and leadership delegation visits.
Aalto global engagement initiatives
We manage, develop and promote several entities that support Aalto’s strategic goals for internationalisation.
The EDUCase Platform engages faculty, academics, students and staff in interdisciplinary efforts to build lasting partnerships for science, innovation, entrepreneurship and educational impact related to global challenges.
The Finnish-American Research & Innovation Accelerator (FARIA) is a strategic US-focused network, serving as platform which integrates, aligns and supports joint and associated actions of Finnish member institutions.
The Finnish Indian Consortia for Research and Education (FICORE) is a network of higher education institutions from Finland and India collaborating in diverse fields of science and technology.
Aalto Global Impact (AGI) promotes and facilitates Aalto University´s research and educational programmes for societal impact in the global south.
Unite! is one of the European Universities networks funded by the European Commission. Unite! aims to significantly strengthen the mobility of students and staff and to promote the quality, inclusion and competitiveness of European higher education. Aalto university is one of the nine partners of the network.
Global Engagement team manages, coordinates and/or facilitates a variety of Aalto University's international partnerships, networks and alliances with a university-wide scope.
Global Engagement team creates concepts and service solutions that positively impact the visitor experience, and organises and coordinates incoming and outgoing VIP and leadership delegation visits.