Master's Programme in Water and Environmental Engineering

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 Water and Environmental Engineering (WAT)

Your Master's studies begin with Orientation week (28.8. - 1.9.2023) where you learn more about Aalto University and its School of Engineering (AaltoENG) as well as our WAT Master's Programme and related Water and Environmental Engineering Research Group. It is also first time you'll meet your fellow students.

Monday, Thursday and Friday of the orientation week include introduction to studying at Aalto University as well as its key services, with joint sessions for all AaltoENG students.

Tuesday and Wednesday are then reserved for the WAT Orientation Days, where you'll get to know our research programme and your fellow students, and learn more about our Master's Programme and its Personal Portfolio Process.

WAT Orientation (Tuesday and Wednesday 29.-30.8.2023) programme can be found here on the MyCourses page(§ion=2)

Do note that the information above is visible only for those course participants who have logged in to MyCourses
Hence, even if you have already studied at Aalto, you must be present at least on Tuesday 29.8 and Wednesday 30.8!

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