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Leave a better future as your legacy

Your last will can be a first step to something new. By including Aalto University in your will, you can turn your legacy into a sustainable future.
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Why choose legacy giving?

The world around us is changing faster than ever. Humanity has never before faced challenges such aslike climate change, plastic waste, or fast fashion. By including Aalto University in your will, you support high-quality research and help to achieve breakthroughs in science, art, technology, economics, as well as in the many places where these overlap. 

Aalto University’s strategic objective is to build a sustainable future. Donations play an important role in achieving this goal. 

With you donation you will: 

  1. Create innovative and sustainable solutions to global challenges.
  2. Educate future experts for key tasks in our society.
  3. Provide an environment for cross-disciplinary learning and research and for new kinds of creative solutions. 

By including Aalto University in your will, you can turn your legacy into a sustainable future. 

Your last will can be a first step to something new. A legacy gift for the university is a step towards a better future.

Ilkka Niemelä, President of Aalto University


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Architect Annikki Paasikivi legacy gift has a significant impact on numerous student generations

Architect Annikki Paasikivi Scholarship Fund operates actively at Aalto University. Every year, dozens of scholarships are awarded to students of architecture from the fund established in the 1950s.

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With his bequest, alumni Petteri Isotupa wants to support future generations’ opportunities for a good education.

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What you should know when you plan to donate by bequest

Lawyer Olof Rehn answers our questions on bequeathing assets in a will.

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