Aalto University Archives opened in Finna

Aalto University Archive's Finna provides insight to the history of technology, art and science learning and research.
Aalto-yliopiston arkiston Finnan etusivu
Front page of Aalto University Archives Finna

Aalto University Archives Finna is now open:

Finna contains documentary image archives, teaching materials, visual materials related to theses, student works and instruments used in teaching. The earliest materials are from late 19th century so the service also contains materials from Aalto University's predecessors University of Technology, Helsinki School of Economics and the University of Art and Design.

Poimintoja Finnassa arkiston kokoelmista
Highlights from archive collections can be viewed in Finna

The Finna materials can be used in teaching, research, exhibitions and different kinds of publications. The document, image and object collections provide a unique insight into the University's activities, history and the development of disciplines over an extended period of time.

Materials can be searched in Aalto University Archive's Finna for instance with keywords by topics or creators, they can also be browsed with the help of highlighted themes and by collections. A logged-in user can save interesting items as favourites on their own user account. A favourites list can also be set as public allowing it to be shared easily for instance as teaching material.

The materials are also available in the joint service for Finnish libraries, archives and museums

Digital collections in Finna

Aalto University Archives

The archives are responsible for the long-term preservation of the University's documents and audiovisual materials, digitisation, information service for reasearchers and guidance of archival practices. The archives website contains information on collections, services and activities.

Read more
Aalto University Archives image collections contain negatives
  • Published:
  • Updated:
URL copied!

Read more news

Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulun vuoden alumnin Mikko J. Salmisen hymy oli herkässä, kun Otakaaren katoilta Otaniemestä löytyi hänen aikanaan teekkareiden käytössä ollut Telesten lautasantenni. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Ira Matilainen
Honoured, Research & Art, University Published:

Alumnus of the Year Mikko J. Salminen encourages multidisciplinary studies

Mikko J. Salminen was selected as Alumnus of the Year for 2021 at Aalto University's School of Electrical Engineering. The selection was made public at the centenary celebration of the Guild of Electrical Engineering on Saturday, 23 October.
kampus kesällä
Campus, Studies, University Published:

The vote on the participary budgeting was decided – the garden benches were chosen as the winner

In spring 2021, we asked students how they would like to spend 12 000 euros of the university budget. The community discussion was based on the “One euro for every student” participatory budgeting pilot project launched in May.
Janne Laine sits on a tall black chair, dressed in a tuxedo, wearing the Dean of School of Cheminal Engineering ceremonial link necklace, smiling. Background is white and slightly wavy.
Research & Art, University Published:

Vice President Janne Laine's portrait was revealed

The portrait was created by Aalto alumna Erica Nyholm.
University Published:

Covid-19 vaccines available at the Otaniemi campus on 20 October from 10 to 15

The vaccination site is open to students and personnel at the Undergraduate Centre, room Y115.