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.
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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Cooperation, Studies Published:

Aalto University has launched a corporate collaboration with Murata to support lifewide learning

The collaboration has produced a website representing hand-picked courses for Murata’s employees.
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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.
Aalto-yliopisto Juniorin opiskelijaohjaaja
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Inspiring students teach Aalto University Junior workshops as experts in their fields

Junior offers children and young people a peek at Aalto University’s offerings. Read more about the activities and how you can donate to support the education of future professionals
Nidhi ja muita Digital Business -opiskelijoita istumassa yhdessä luokkahuoneessa
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Summer School alum story: Pursuing digital business excellence in a diverse learning environment

Summer school’s Digital Business course concludes, enriching participants with digital business skills and cultural experiences.
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.

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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The MBA Alum of the Year Found Meaning Challenges in the Humanitarian Field – “I Have a Talent for Managing Crises”

The MBA Alum of the Year 2023 award has been granted to Päivi Hurttia who has pursued a career in journalism and communications, among other things. Hurttia recently returned from Ethiopia where she spent a year working at the International Committee of the Red Cross, ensuring the safety of humanitarian assistance to all regions.
Lapsia Aalto-yliopisto Juniorin työpajassa. Kuva: Alisa Javits
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Kyunghyun Cho supports the education of the next generations and the rebuilding of Ukraine

Kyunghyun Cho donates 10,000 dollars to Aalto University Junior and 10,000 dollars to a course on the reconstruction of Ukraine
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Summer School alum story: Leading Transformation course revealed the interplay between design, adaptability, and visionary leadership

Julia Zambrzycki shares how the Leading Transformation course can help us become visionary leaders in constantly changing times.
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Lifewide learning seed funding for projects and faculty recruitment

The Autumn 2023 application round for lifewide learning seed funding is now open. Funding lifewide learning at Aalto University is intended to support our commitment to helping individuals, businesses, and society with upskilling and reskilling needs.
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