Master's Programme in Geoinformatics

Starting your studies

After receiving the letter of admission, remember to take care of all the practicalities:

The studies of the academic year 2024-2025 start during the orientation week on August 26 to August 30, 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 Monday 26 August-30 August

Monday 26 August. Place: AS2 hall TUAS-building, Maarintie 8

09.45-10.15 Breakfast at TUAS- Restaurant. Maarintie 8

10.30-11.15 Dean´s welcome

11.15-12.15 Study essentials, Working life in Finland

12.00-13.00 Lunch break

13.00-14.00 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 Place: Otakaari 1 Main hall

09.00 –10.00 Information for tuition-fee-liable students ENG, 

10.00-15.00 Aalto Welcome Fair

14.30-15.30 Better Study Life lecture Place: Otakaari 1 Aalto-hall

Friday 30 August Place Otakaari 4

09-12 Personal study plan and Q&A

12.00-14.00 Teekkari life Place Otakaari 1 Aalto-hall

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.


Master's Programme in Geoinformatics (GIS)

Welcome to study geoinformatics at Aalto University. We look forward to seeing you during the Orientation Week! 

For our Master’s programme, we will meet on campus on Tuesday 29.8. at 9:30, at Otakaari 1, Undergraduate center, room U523, Top Lounge (5th floor). You will need the university access card (HSL card) to use the elevator or enter the 5th floor, check the instructions here: 

During the Master’s Programme info session on Tuesday morning, we will introduce us to each other. There will also be some general information about our Master’s programme. On Wednesday, we have our former students presenting their impressions on studying with us as well as their experiences at working life after the graduation. 

Tuesday 29.8.2023 9:30-15:00 (Otakaari 1, room U523 - Top Lounge)

  • 9:30 -                Coffee
  • 10:00-12:00     Introduction of staff, student association, learning services, and students 
  • 12:00-13:00     Lunch break
  • 13:00-14:15    Orientation to studies
  • 14:15-14:30     Coffee break
  • 14:30-15:00     Wrap up

Wednesday 30.8.2023 9:30-11:30 (Otakaari 1, room U523 - Top Lounge)

  • 9:30 -                Coffee
  • 10:00-12:30     Alumni of Geoinformatics

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