Our strategy

Education: Future-led learning

We take greater societal responsibility in degree education and continuous learning with elevated student experience.
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  1. Our long-term purpose: We spark the game changers of tomorrow.  
  2. Our current focus of development: Future-led learning. We take greater societal responsibility in degree education and continuous learning, in and across our key areas. We elevate student experience and quality of learning.
  3. The planned actions: Renewing educational offering, developing our digital and engaged learning environment, integrating sustainability and multidisciplinary studies into programmes, advancing learning-centricity and focusing on holistic wellbeing. 

Recent highlights related to education

We develop our digital and engaged learning environments.

Children and young people can experiment different kind of things in the new Aalto University Junior laboratories. (Photo: Aino Huovio)

Aalto University invests in children and young people – Aalto University Junior is ready for adventure

New facilities for child and youth activities opened at Otaniemi campus.

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Kolme ihmistä kävelee vierekkäin alas portaita.

FITech Network University

Study ICT courses for free alongside work. A large selection of courses is available both at beginner level and for experienced ICT professionals.

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Aalto University launches free-for-all online entrepreneurship course 'to make sure no great idea goes unpursued'

Starting Up is co-created by students and the European startup community and is a new contribution to open education by the country that brought Elements of AI to the world

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Virtuaalitodellisuus auttaa opiskelijaa hahmottamaan kemian kolmiulotteisuuden.

Professor Karttunen had enough of clicking on two-dimensional molecular models – the virtual world brings chemistry alive

Virtual reality helps students to understand the three-dimensional nature of chemistry.

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Digital Challenge -kurssin 6-henkinen voittajatiimi ja oikealla pitchaus-kilpailun juontaja

Solutions innovated during the Digitalism Challenge course are put into practice

The Finnish Organic Association, Tapola Camphill Organic Farm and Fat Lizard Brewing Co. were very satisfied with the solutions created during the course.

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People doing group work, photo by Aleksi Poutanen

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Theme: Continuous learning, April 2019

Chemarts 2019 exhibition people visiting

Example of multidisciplinary studies at Aalto

ChemArts

University-wide art studies

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Experience: Change course for peace and understanding

The Koe: Muutos (Experience: Change) course delved into questions related to design activism, peace processes and creating mutual respect in spring term 2021.
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Excellent business projects carried out as a part of the course Global Marketing Management

‘It’s great how professional, sincere and willing to interact the students are.’
A student team working on their startup idea
Cooperation, Studies Published:

Aalto-led project found ways to support student entrepreneurship

The ministry-funded nationwide YYTO project searched for ways to increase and support an entrepreneurial mindset among students.
Project by Yu Chen & Chia-wen Hsu. Photo: Eeva Suorlahti
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Nordic Biomaterials with CHEMARTS – Small steps for change are valuable

In the coming years, our material world will change dramatically. The overuse of existing raw materials cannot continue, and global consumption must decrease.
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