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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Information sessions

To build or not to build? Live session with Professor Matti Kuittinen (external link)

In this live session, we will sit down to chat with Professor Matti Kuittinen from Aalto University to discuss the topic of sustainable building.
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Learn about leadership and strategy

Choose the learning path that's right for you.
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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.
Nuoria opiskelemassa Aalto-yliopiston kirjastossa.
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Aalto's new professional development programme in logistics meets the skills shortage of the industry

The Diploma in Global Logistics programme is a part of Aalto University's Lifewide Learning offering.
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Peer support between new managers emphasised in Aalto's First Time Manager programme

Especially peer-to-peer meetings were praised among the participants.
Henkilö taluttaa polkupyörää kuulokkeet päässä ja katsoo mietteliäästi kaukaisuuteen.

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.

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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

Jatkuva oppija opiskelemassa metsässä kuulokkeet korvilla
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Digivisio 2030's new e-learning training now available

The latest e-learning training course provide the tools to plan even higher-quality and more varied learning content, especially for continuous learners. The courses are specifically designed to support the work of teaching and support staff at higher education institutions.
Aalto-yliopiston opiskelijoita opiskelemassa pöydän ääressä. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio
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Minna Vänskä appointed as the project manager of Digivisio's Opin.fi service implementation

The project manager for the implementation of the Digivisio's Opin.fi service has been appointed.
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All of us must invest in lifewide learning to stay competitive

Almost half of employees' key competencies will change in just five years. Tom Lindholm and Petri Suomala write that organizations, employees and decision-makers must invest in competence development.
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The Aalto University Summer School application period opens for summer 2024

Aalto University Summer School launched its most extensive course offering yet for the upcoming summer.
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