Aalto Doctoral Programme in Engineering

This site is the student study guide for the Aalto Doctoral Programme in Engineering. Here you will find the programme curriculum as well as detailed guidelines for planning your studies. All the materials and instructions are for the students in the programme. If you are interested in applying to the programme, follow the link at the bottom of the site to the application page.

Aalto Doctoral Programme in Engineering is organized by the School of Engineering.


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New Sisu features for cross-institutional studies at Aalto

Some Aalto courses will begin limited use of Sisu’s cross-institutional features during Period III.
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Change in Sisu on alumni data authorisation; now included with graduation request

The previous data disclosure statement about giving consent to save data in the alumni partner institution system has been removed.
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Read & Publish agreements under renewal: how this affects open access publishing and access to scientific journals?

Some of the current Read & Publish agreements will terminate by the end of 2023. Negotiations of the renewal of the agreements are still ongoing, and it is not yet certain whether all the agreements will be renewed.
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Apply for grants from the Fabian and Jaakko Ahvenainen Fund - deadline 31 January 2024

Grants will be admitted in recognition of studies completed either in the field of bridge engineering or structural engineering and building physics, or as support for postgraduate studies in these fields.


Weekly data management zoom support hour
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Aalto Data Agents weekly zoom support hour

A weekly zoom room to come and ask us anything about research data and open science: data management, data storage, data analysis, data sharing, reproducibility, responsible conduct of research, data privacy, ethics.
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Doctoral Q&A on Thursday mornings (autumn 2023)

Answers to your questions related to doctoral studies and chance to have a friendly chat
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Lectures and seminars

Creative Technologies

The theme of the next seminar is AI for Music and Performance.
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For Aalto community Information sessions, Staff trainings, IT & digital tools, Training to support research

SCI ACRIS online drop-in session, 8.12.2023

Join online drop-in session hosted by the Open Science and ACRIS team.

Aalto Doctoral Programme in Engineering

The Doctoral Programme in Engineering consists of eight research fields including spatial planning and transportation engineering; real estate economics; geoinformatics; civil engineering, water and environmental engineering; technology education; mechanical engineering; and energy technology. Doctoral studies are available at all the departments of the School of Engineering: the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the Department of Civil Engineering, and the Department of Built Environment.

How to apply
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