Winter orientation 2023

Welcome to Aalto university! What you should know about studying and student life at Aalto? We'll answer this question and others as well.
Word cloud of salutations from our new international students in many languages

Where to find books? Where to study independently? Should you study Finnish? What to do with your free time? Where can you find support to maintain your wellbeing? Experts from different services share their tips for the beginning of your studies.

HSL (Helsinki Region Transport) is available in the main lobby of Undergraduate centre (Otakaari 1) from 10 AM to 4.30 PM.

If you need to visit the DVV (Digital and Population Data Services Agency), they are available in the main lobby of Bachelor's centre (Otakaari 1) from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please, fill the electronic form beforehand. You can find the electronic form and more information here:

If you are interested, here is a nice lecture by Peter Kelly about networking: Network with Confidence.


Welcome to Aalto University! Petri Suomala, Vice President for Education
Would it be beneficial to learn Finnish? Aija Elg, University Teacher, & Nanna Qvist, Lecturer (Language Center)
Where to get support for your studies? Henna Niiva, Study Psychologist (Student Services)
Learning Centre – what is that? Mari Lankinen, Information Specialist (Learning Center)
What you should know about the digital world of Aalto? Outi Hirvi, IT Specialist (IT Services)
Joy and wellbeing from exercise Iida Isotalo, Coordinator (UniSport)
AYY – what role does it play during your studies? Tuulia Telin, Specialist (Aalto University Student Union)
Make your Aalto life more memorable with ESN Aalto! Mohammad Shahidul, President, & Mimi Määttä, Treasurer (Erasmus Student Network Aalto)


Aalto Doctoral Orientation Days 16.-17.1.2023

The two-day event gives doctoral students essential information at the beginning of their doctoral studies and research. The event is mainly targeted for new doctoral students, but all doctoral students are welcome to participate!

Orientation programme for doctoral students
Five students standing in the rain. One has a bike and two have a red umbrella.
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