Digital Aalto

Digital Aalto - It's happening

Aalto University has a very ambitious goal: within the next few years, we are going to be a leading European university with regards to digitalisation research and practice. Digital Aalto is a university-level strategic initiative and you are invited to join us on our journey towards a digital future.

At Aalto University, digitalisation is a crucial means to adapt to the continuous changes around us; meshing the physical world with the digital. By constantly improving and furthering digitalisation, we aim to empower and support everyone in the Aalto community.

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Highlights & stories regarding digitalisation

MAGICS-infrastruktuuri mahdollistaa virtuaalitodellisuuden hyödyntämisen muun muassa taiteellisissa esityksissä. Kuva: Aalto Studios.

New technology makes telepresence seem almost authentic

Aalto University, the University of the Arts Helsinki, and Tampere University are collaborating to develop a virtual meeting which looks and feels as if all participants were sharing the same space. In addition to the senses of sight and hearing, a feeling of authenticity can also be created through touch and smell.

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Person sitting on a pink couch in front of a big window holding a laptop

Digital services have a greater carbon footprint than aviation does – research project aims at reducing ICT environmental impact

A new research project by Aalto University and LUT University examines the utilisation of surplus heat from data centres and the design of more efficient digital services, for example.

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Ilmakuva kampuksesta

Campus is just a click away

The new virtual campus tour allows users to experience the Aalto University campus from anywhere in the world.

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Current initiatives and campaigns

Data literacy for Aalto community

Start your journey towards data-driven way of working already today!

Main illustration for data literacy for members of Aalto community

Join time to level up community! #timetolevelup

Time to level up is a campaign and a community promoting the ways you can employ new (and not so new) technologies and techniques to make your work and study a breeze.

Time to level up campaign

Media Repository project

Aalto University is procuring a repository system that performs as a digital preservation, showcasing and asset management system for all digital content, especially audiovisual media and administrative data.

Media Repository Visualisation

Third dimension in data digitisation

Aalto Archives ceramics collection is transformed into digital 3D format with a high-tech PhotoRobot. In the following years students and teachers will be using the PhotoRobot in their own creative projects.

PhotoRobot

Main areas of Digital Aalto

Digital transformation happens everywhere - in teaching, learning, research, creative practices, collaboration and at the campus.

Digital Accessibility

Digital accessibility guidance for Aalto web sites, e-services, mobile applications and documents to implement the national Act on the Provision of Digital Services (306/2019).

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Student at laptop. Photo by Aalto University / Aino Huovio

Higher Education Institutes’ Digivision 2030

Aalto University is an active member of this joint program that aims to renew Finnish higher education with digitalisation and make Finland a model country for flexible learning.

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Find articles related to digitalisation

A small white and blue robot pictured on display at Aalto's monter at Slush
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Will AI make us better humans? Why we must be cautious

It’s not news that digitalisation and AI are transforming how we live, work, consume and behave.
Kevin Campbell in sunglasses and a Queen's University cap
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Digital Business Master Class alumnus Kevin Campbell: ‘The perfect bridge between my MBA and my career’

One of the graduates of Digital Business Master Class Spring 2021 is Kevin Campbell
Svitlana Chaplinska sitting with her laptop and smiling towards the camera in a futuristic, round and red chair integrated to the wall at Aalto University campus.
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DBMC Alumna Svitlana Chaplinska: ‘The course exceeded all my expectations'

The spring edition of the Digital Business Master Class by Aalto University Summer School took place in March this year.
Two students smiling towards each other while walking towards the front doors in the lobby of Ekonominaukio 1
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Step up your digital game with this summer's Digital Business Master Class

In the hybrid adaptation of Digital Business Master Class, students from all over the world have the chance to join a highly facilitated and challenge-based course on Digital Business either online or on-campus.

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