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This is Aalto – Catch up on what’s happening at our university

Watch the 50-minute video on how we tackle major global challenges at Aalto University.

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. Together, we are building a sustainable future by creating novel solutions to major global challenges.

But how are we doing it? And where will we be in five years?

We’ve gathered answers to these questions and more in this 50-minute tour with interviews, project highlights and a studio discussion.

We hope you get inspired by the highlight projects we have picked to the video. Join us in building a sustainable future — This is Aalto!

You can watch full versions of the highlighted projects via This is Aalto - Youtube playlist.

Quick guide to ‘This is Aalto’

If you don’t have time to watch the whole show, you can choose this time stamped quick guide to navigate the topics.

Strategy key visuals visualising the university key areas, namely research, education, impact, illustration by Anna Muchenikova

About This is Aalto

On 18 February 2021, Aalto University invited everybody at Aalto — faculty and staff, students, lifewide learners, alumni and partners — to participate in a virtual community event showcasing our university's future direction for research, education, impact, and community wellbeing. Nearly 650 community members joined the livestream, with a lively chat discussion.

More on the event

Do you want to know more about the university's purpose?

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Our strategy

Our living strategy is built for a world in motion. Our purpose, values, and way of working define our long-term direction. We choose development areas and actions that best drive us towards our purpose. As a community, we proactively and continuously re-evaluate these choices.

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