Research & Art

Doctoral dissertations

Aalto university doctoral dissertations are published open in Aaltodoc publication archive. The majority of the dissertations are article based dissertations including several publications in referred international journals. Monographs are accepted, too. In the field of art and design, a dissertation may also include artistic components like an art production or a series of art productions connected to each other.
Kaksi opiskelijaa selailemassa lasisen vitriinin päällä olevaa kirjaa Oppimiskeskuksessa.

See the doctoral dissertations in the Aaltodoc publication archive

Doctoral candidates defend their dissertations in a public defence. Before this, the dissertation is pre-examined by two independent experts in the field who are selected outside the university, usually abroad.

A ceremonial conferment of degrees is organized for graduated doctors. This is an academic celebration, in which doctorates and honorary doctorates in different fields are conferred. The tradition behind the ceremonial conferment is that new graduates and doctors are introduced and accepted as full members of their scientific community.

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Doctoral programmes

Doctoral programmes of Aalto prepare to become highly qualified researchers and experts in most demanding positions. Doctoral education is carried out in a unique multidisciplinary international scientific community.

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Tohtoriksi valmistunut nainen vastaanottamassa päähänsä mustaa tohtorinhattua promootiossa.
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