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Change the world. Enable innovations. Donate for the future.
The world needs new and revolutionary ideas, solutions, entrepreneurship, work and new kind of leadership. These will not come about by themselves. A donation to Aalto University is a donation for strong, internationally successful Finland.
Stella Kallionpää, School of Business alumna
I hope the amount of microdonors will grow in the future for small actions can make a big difference.
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Health and wellbeing architects create human environments shaped by technology, medicine and social sciencesResearch in the field of architecture in healthcare and wellbeing brings together professionals in design and service planning, statisticians and economists, and clinicians and user representatives.
By donating to Aalto University you support research and work on behalf of a stronger Finland that succeeds in international competition. Aalto University generates new ideas, cutting-edge research, high-class experts, entrepreneurship, work and new kind of leadership. We need the courage to take a leap into the unknown, to learn and try new things. Aalto University wants to be a strong participant and partner in this process.
A pioneer in research, arts and education
Aalto University is blazing the path for the needs of today and tomorrow. By conducting groundbreaking research, creating innovative art, collaborating with our international partners, and educating game changers, we are creating new jobs, opportunities, networks, economic growth and well-being.
Our researchers represent the best in their fields. Our corporate collaboration activities have been ranked among the top in the world, and our entrepreneurial programmes have caught the world’s attention.
By donating, you can help create a better tomorrow!
We educate game changers. Our study programmes help shape the creators and doers of the future in a variety of fields.
We provide new ways to support learning. We utilise the latest technologies and the best pedagogical practices. We invite experts from different fields to join us in teaching the skills that are needed in working life.
We help enterprises and communities renew. Our leadership training is among the best in Europe. We help business experts update their knowledge with our adult education programmes.
We solve the great challenges facing society. Our researchers are developing among other things more efficient energy solutions, unique new materials, and technologies that promote health.
We have a world-class innovation campus. Our main campus will be transformed into the world's best innovation hub, where people from different fields meet to innovate and co-create.
Did you know that donations to Aalto University are tax-deductible?
Aalto University Foundation (Aalto-korkeakoulusäätiö) operates as Aalto University (section 1, Universities Act (558/2009)), a publicly funded university within the European Economic Area referred to in the Finnish Tax Administration Guidelines for Donation Reduction in Community Tax (Lahjoitusvähennyksestä yhteisöverotuksessa). Donations made to Aalto University Foundation are tax-deductible according to Finnish Tax Administration laws.
The minimum tax-deductible sum for private individuals and estates is 850 euros and the maximum is 500 000 euros per year. The donation can be given in several installments throughout the calendar year. When you provide your personal identification information upon donating, the university can report the donation directly to the Finnish Tax Administration for you. You simply verify the accuracy of the donation information in the tax administration's pre-filled tax proposal.
Leave a gift in your will
Leave a meaningful legacy for future generations by leaving a gift to Aalto University in your will.
With the gift, you will be supporting the University's first-class research and teaching, which creates a solid foundation for future change and opens up opportunities for new generations.
You can decide which field of science your gift will support.
For matters related to wills, please contact:
Donor Engagement, Jaana Tammisto
tel. +358 50 409 5772
email: [email protected]
Give your support to what matters the most
You can donate to the common Aalto Fund or to the fund of a specific field: business, arts, or technology. You can support the education of future experts or the development of the campus area.
You can also donate to various key research themes such as ICT and the digitalisation of society, art and design, health and well-being, user-centric living environments, advanced energy solutions, business in a changing global environment, or new materials and the sustainable use of natural resources.
Explore our donation options
Combining science and art to create new perspectives and experiences. When you donate to the field of arts and design at Aalto University, you provide your support for research and education in arts and design, which focus not only on individual works but also on the design of products, services and human-centric living environments.
Aalto University Game Changers – change the world! At Aalto University, we believe in the power of curiosity. We encourage our students to explore the unknown, learn and do things in completely new ways – to break boundaries together.
Digitalisation is revolutionising industry, business life and society worldwide. When it comes to digitalisation, Aalto is the leading university in Finland and among the top 1% in the world.
Aalto University’s multidisciplinary expertise is being directed towards developing even more sustainable energy solutions. The key parts of this endeavour include the production, storage, transfer and use of energy.
Promoting the research on health and wellbeing and providing technologies for the use of innovations, growth companies and business in general are at the core of what we do.
One of Aalto University's goals is to promote the creation of business-related knowledge with the help of impactful research. Our high-quality and multidisciplinary research focuses on topics that are truly significant to society, and contributes significantly to the competitiveness as well as renewal of Finnish industry and serves to help policy decision making.
Art and creative practices form an important part of the multidisciplinarity that is practiced at Aalto University. Multidisciplinary artistic activities create meanings, definitions, new applications, creativity and innovations.
The comprehensive design, implementation and testing of human-centric living environments come together as a multidisciplinary collaborative project at Aalto University.
Aalto university’s goal is to promote the application and development of materials research in for example the fields of technology, energy, health, design and business.
Every donation is important to Aalto University
Every donation helps promote our groundbreaking research and educational activities. We appreciate every donor who wants to support the development of Aalto.
Your donations help strengthen the deep and long-lasting bond between Aalto University and its supporters.
Fundraising principles and permits
The fundraising principles of Aalto University are public, transparent principles aimed for the University's existing and potential donors.
Timo Maasilta, Operational Lead, Land and Water Technology Foundation
Aalto provides high-class research and education in water technology, and we definitely want to support that!
Maria Intscher of the fashion house Vera Wang got excited about wood-based glitter and bacterial celluloseThere is a lot of potential in new material innovations also in fashion. The more you can control the material the better.
KEYNOTES: Lidewij Edelkoort and Kirsi Niinimäki
PARALLEL SESSIONS: Educational Talks, Design Talks, Studio Visits and Presentations
EXHIBITIONS: Väre Building, Learning Center and Beta Space
BOOK PRESENTATION: Interwoven – Exploring Materials and Structures by Maarit Salolainen