What is Aalto Lifewide Learning?

Learning can happen regardless of time or place. We want to provide learning content that inspires, challenges and encourages you to take a step towards something new. Read more about our thoughts about lifewide learning!

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Aalto is developing its lifewide learning offering – microcredentials can now be used to build on existing competence

Microcredentials are particularly useful for meeting rapidly emerging competence needs.
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Aalto University Summer School receives a record amount of 803 applications for summer 2024

The application period for Aalto University Summer School concluded on May 31st, 2024.
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The application period for FITech's autumn courses is open

The application period for FITech Network University's autumn courses is open! The selection includes over 100 free courses in the themes of digitalisation and renewable energy.
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Aalto University Junior reached a record 31,000 children and young people last year

Aalto University Junior had another record year. Read more about the activitiies in 2023.
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Summer School Teacher Interview: "Human-centered UX design places people at the forefront of technological advancements."

Learn how to design human-centered solutions in the Human-Centered UX Design course by Aalto University Summer School.
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South Korea Lifelong Education Development Foundation and Aalto University Lifewide Learning exchange experiences on lifelong education

The Aalto University Lifewide Learning team were honoured to host the South Korea Lifelong Education Development Foundation on Aalto University campus in May 2024.
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Offering to answer all learning needs

If you are as curious as we are about the world around us and its changes, you have come to the right place – Aalto University's Lifewide Learning offers you the tools to develop your skills in an ever-changing environment. Based on your own needs and goals, you can study either online or on campus, self-paced or intensively with a group. The individual courses, modules, lectures and micro credentials serve an acute need for information whereas more extensive continuous professional development and degrees are suitable for updating knowledge in the long term.

Get to know our study offering here!

Get to know our content and services

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Lifewide learning for organisations

Engage and upskill your employees in the rapid changing environment with easily accessible academic learning.

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Learn online

Open online courses in Aalto's key areas of expertise are available to you free of charge, and you can start learning right away.

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Lifewide learning courses and programmes

Aalto University’s extensive lifewide learning portfolio ranges from individual courses to full degree programmes.

Current news

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HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand visited Aalto University

During the visit, HRH and her delegation met with Aalto students and explored various activities.
Summer School Program Assistants Paige Livingstone, Suvi Korhonen and Mansi Garg
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Meet the the Program Assistants that elevate the Aalto University Summer School experience for 250 students from all over the world

Each year, the Aalto University Summer School has grown its operations and course curriculum tremendously.
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Open university courses for Autumn 2024 have been published!

The open university courses for autumn semester have been added to our course selection.
Opin.fi: nainen ja pallot
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Autumn 2024 Opin.fi Trainings

We are organizing training sessions related to Opin.fi service in the autumn semester of 2024. The trainings will focus particularly on informal and non-formal offerings
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