Master’s Programme in Energy Storage

Starting your studies

The studies of the academic year 2024-2025 start during the orientation week from 26 August to 30 August 2024. The program will be updated on this page in the summer of 2024.

Participation in the orientation week is very important for the smooth start of the studies. During the week, you will meet your fellow students and teachers for the first time, socialize at events organized by guilds, receive support for course selections and study systems, as well as have the opportunity to handle official matters related to daily life.

Orientation week programme 26 August - 30 August 2024

Monday 26 August
Welcome to the School of Engineering!
Place: Lecture hall AS2 in TUAS-building (Maarintie 8)

09.45-10.15 Breakfast at TUAS Restaurant

10.15-11.15 Dean's welcome

11.15-12.15 Study essentials, Working life in Finland

12.15-13.15 Lunch break

13.15-14.00 Scientific writing, Why is Intercultural Communication important to engineering students?

14.00-15.00 Study skills and group work skills

15.00-16.00 AYY and ENG Guilds

Tuesday 27 August 
Introduction to your own Master's programme

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Wednesday 28 August
Introduction to your own Master's programme

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Thursday 29 August 

09.00 –10.00 Information for tuition-fee-liable students ENG (place to be confirmed) 

10.00-15.00 Aalto Welcome Fair in Undergraduate Center (Otakaari 1), main lobby

14.30-15.30 Better Study Life lecture in Undergraduate Center (Otakaari 1), lecture hall Aalto

Friday 30 August

09.00-12.00 Personal study plan and Q&A in Otakaari 4 (EIT students: Introduction to Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, place to be confirmed)

12.00-14.00 Teekkari life presentation in Undergraduate Center (Otakaari 1), lecture hall Aalto 

Pre-Orientation 2024-25

Aalto Pre-Orientation materials aims to help you get settled in our university and ease the start of studies. These materials focus on information and services relevant to all new students in our university, and you can return to the materials later on. You will receive more precise information and guidance related to your own study programme during the orientation week.

Your student tutor will contact you in August. Your contact information will be given to your tutor. Tutors are senior students who help new students during orientation week and at the beginning oftheir studies. Each new student is assigned a student tutor who has completed tutoring training.Tutoring is carried out in cooperation with tutors, University personnel and student organizations.Each major has their own tutors, who introduce students to the campus, student organizationactivities (KIK, IK and MK Guilds) and student life in general.

Tuesday 29 August 11 am-12 pm Ekonominaukio 1, U113 Otto Stenroth

SELECT and Energy Storage programme Info

14 pm-15.30 pm Advanced Energy Solution presentations, Otakaari 4:

14.00 Programme director's greeting, room 215

14.30 Major-specific info sessions:

  • Industrial Energy Processes, room 201
  • Energy in Buildings and Build Environment, room 215
  • Energy Conversion Processes, room 150
  • Energy Systems and Markets, room 202

The event will end around 15.30.

Thursday 31 August 10 am-2 pm Harald Herlin Learning Centre (main library) Otaniementie 9, room Johanna (113)

Aalto Welcome for new Innoenergy students activity

10:00 - 10:15: Welcome by Aalto University 

10:15 - 10:30: Introduction to EIT InnoEnergy CommUnity

10:30 - 10:45: Career Services & BoGT by Alberto Gonzalez

10:45 - 11:00: EIT InnoEnergy Deep Dive by Alberto Gonzalez

11:00 - 11:20: Alumni & CommUnity Team - Insights from Arjun Muralidharan & Samuel Wijaya

11:20 - 12:30: Aalto University Presentation

12:30 - 14:00: Group Lunch, Dipoli

Friday 1 September 9 am-12 pm Design Factory Lobby, Puumiehenkuja 5

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Introduction for new EIT Students

9:00 Breakfast in the lobby

9:30 Brief welcoming words and introduction of the 

9:45 How did I become an entrepreneur, what role Aalto ecosystem played in the process – student story 

10:15 Studying Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Aalto 

(Short stretching break)

10:45 “Startup Experience next level” – Startup Sauna introduction

11:00 The importance of the community – Aaltoes introduction

11:15 Group picture 

11:15 From speech to action – Design Factory introduction & tour 

12:00 (at the latest) End of programme

For new students

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International Joint Master's programmes

Congratulations on your admission to Aalto University! The information on this page concerns students admitted to the following international joint programmes (double or triple degree):

Nordic Master Programmes
Erasmus Mundus Programmes
EIT Programmes
Other double degree programmes (SpaceMaster, CoDaS, EMC)

New students
Student guide illustration, international students

International students

This section of the Student Guide helps with tasks that new international bachelor's and master's degree as well as exchange students need to take care of after admission, especially if you are moving to Finland for the first time. The section should be read along with the general instructions for new bachelor's, master's and exchange students. Also included is further information about living in Finland when you are settling in.

International students

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