Whether you are a Finnish or a foreign student, there is something for everyone in the course offerings of Aalto University and its partners! Take part in online courses that prepare you for working life, apply for a mentoring program, hone your entrepreneurial skills or invest in your well-being.
As a joint degree student, please keep in mind that extra courses may not fit and/or they may not be accepted into your degree. Please discuss individual arrangements with the responsible person(s) of your programme. However, you can always participate in courses and extracurricular programs for your own pleasure and benefit, as long as you make sure that you have enough time and energy to complete the compulsory courses included in your degree.
Studies related to employment and Finnish working life
Future of Work MOOC (external link)
This course looks at how the roles of the individual, organisations and society have changed and how it affects how we work today and in the future.
Finland Works open online course (external link)
In this course, we will look at how to navigate Finnish working life and how to build a career. We explore working life in Finland from societal, organisational and individual perspectives.
Design a Meaningful Career (external link)
In this self-paced online course you will learn how to shape your career as you go in the radically changing world of work.
Aalto International Talent Program
Aalto International Talent Program is a group mentoring initiative bringing together our international degree students and companies looking for talent. Join us!
Studying Finnish language
Aalto University Open University offers Finnish language courses which are equivalent to the Finnish courses taught at Aalto University Language Centre.
Studies related to entrepreneurship and self-development
Personal Impact brings to light already existing courses in Aalto University on values and meaningfulness, self-leadership, societal impact, human potential and well-being.
Aalto Ventures Program (external link)
The program prepares students for high-growth entrepreneurship through top-level education and curricular activities.
Starting Up online course
The open access online course covers the fundamentals of startup entrepreneurship
FITech Network University
Study courses organised by Finnish technical universities free of charge. Courses are aimed at all Finns and permanent residents of Finland.
Studies at other Aalto schools or in Finnish universities
As an Aalto University degree student you can complete studies also outside your own field of study. Some of the studies require an application while other studies are open for all Aalto students. You can complete either individual courses or a minor outside your own field of study.