Master's Programme in People Management and Organizational Development

Starting your studies

Congratulations for the admission and welcome to study at the Aalto University School of Business! On this page you will find instructions for starting your studies and the orientation programme.

Prepare for your Master’s studies:

  1. Follow the instructions for new students on the page New Master's students and this page
  2. Read carefully the newsletters sent to new students during summer
  3. Activate your Aalto IT user account and complete the preorientation on the MyCourses learning platform
  4. Reserve time for orientation events
    • Info session about study planning is organized online already in mid-August (please see the programme)
    • Orientation week is organized on Aug 28 – Sep 3, 2023. Events take place both in daytime and evenings
  5. Create a study plan and register for period I courses by Aug 28
  6. Participate in orientation events
  7. Start your studies: first courses will begin on Sep 4, 2023.

Participating in orientation is an important part of starting your university studies. During the orientation you will familiarize yourself with studying and student life, your courses, study environment and university practices. You will also receive information about services available to you and get to know your fellow students, tutors, staff and faculty.

Attending the orientation events and activities is highly recommended for all new students. If you cannot attend, please inform your planning officer and familiarize yourself with the information provided on these pages.

Orientation schedule for new Master's students

Changes are possible, so please watch this page. 

Support for starting your studies

Frequently asked questions


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