For alumni

An active and international network of experts

Nearly 45 000 alumni from 80 countries are already members of the Aalto University alumni network. As a member of the network, you get research news, contacts from different fields and multiple opportunities for self-development.

Our alumni are all who have graduated from Aalto University as well as all our exchange students. You can join the alumni network already as a student!

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Many ways to participate

Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

Recruit a student or recent graduate

Find more information about different country-specific work and industry practices, recruit students through us.

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Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

The Aalto University Mentoring Programme for alumni and students

In the Aalto University Mentoring Programme, students are provided with the opportunity to meet with people who are already part of working life and develop their own abilities and expertise.

For alumni
Aalto-yliopisto – monia tapoja tehdä yhteistyötä

Lifelong learning

Aalto University provides executive-level development services and continuing education in various fields that can help support your career development as well as update and deepen your expertise.

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Arranging a class reunion

A class reunion is a great way to meet old friends, find out what everyone is up to and reminisce about your time at the university. If you would like to arrange a class reunion and invite your fellow classmates, we can provide you with some handy tips.

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Aalto-yliopisto / Aki-Pekka Sinikoski


Aalto University offers enterprises, associations and alumni countless opportunities for collaboration in all fields of the university’s operations.

Energy Storage Futures events have aroused a lot of interest and interesting discussions. Photo: Glen Forde/Aalto Energy Platform


Aalto University and its partners arrange hundreds of events annually, and most of them are also open to alumni.

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Network and keep your contact data updated

The alumni network allows you to stay in touch with your fellow classmates and retain your valuable contacts after you have graduated. Join the alumni network or update your contact information on Aalto Alumni Circle.

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Aalto Alumni Circle

Alumni benefits

As a registered member of the Aalto University alumni network, you will have the opportunity to network and influence and receive various benefits.

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Donate for the future.

The world needs new and revolutionary ideas, solutions, entrepreneurship, work and new kind of leadership. A donation to Aalto University is a donation for strong, internationally successful Finland.

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Aalto alumni network board

Aalto alumni network board represents alumni and brings forward the alumni's views on the university’s development.

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Aalto-yliopiston alumniverkoston johtoryhmä. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

Alumni societies and networks at Aalto

We work together with the alumni societies and networks at Aalto

Societies and networks
Yhteistyöverkostojen kanssa
Questions about alumni activity?

From alumni to alumni

Piia Simpanen
For alumni

Piia Simpanen

Head of Growth Programmes at Technology Industries of Finland Piia Simpanen was interested in many different subjects in upper secondary school. She chose the technical study path, as it allowed her to combine many of her interests.
Ernesto Hartikainen
For alumni

Ernesto Hartikainen

Finnish-Cuban Ernesto Hartikainen planned a career as a diplomat but instead became a diploma-holder in engineering and in business. Ernesto firmly believes in entrepreneurship, daring and taking a leap of faith.
Kirsikka Lehto-Asikainen
For alumni

Kirsikka Lehto-Asikainen

The Ambassador of Finland to Israel, Kirsikka Lehto-Asikainen, is an alumna of the School of Business. As a student, she set her sights on becoming a citizen of the world and she has stayed the course ever since.
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Annaleena Hämäläinen

A multitalented professional of conceptualisation, branding and design, Annaleena Hämäläinen has a chance to realise her vision as the creative director of Hakola, a Finnish design furniture company.

Alumni news

Aalto-yliopisto / Maria Hieta / photo: Maria Hieta
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A student satellite project launched alumna Maria Hieta’s career in the space industry

Alumna Maria Hieta majored in Space Science and Technology.
School of Business alumnus Arno Paula
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School of Business alumni story: Arno Paula

School of Business alumnus Arno Paula started his own company together with two friends. Their company Ambronite tries to help people achieve permanent change of lifestyle by developing drinkable meal replacement.
Aalto University / man sitting on a motorcycle / Muhammad Ziaur Rehman
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Alumnus Muhammad Ziaur Rehman: ‘No matter what you’re dreaming about, Aalto is a great place to start’

Muhammad Ziaur Rehman graduated from the Master’s Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering.
Aalto University / A girl sitting on sand with sunglasses on / Laura McLeod
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Alumnus Laura McLeod: In Aalto, you have the freedom to explore and learn new skills

Acoustics and Audio Technology major gave Laura McLeod the opportunity to combine her two fields of passion: music and physics

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