School of Arts, Design and Architecture

School of Arts, Design and Architecture


We maintain close ties with our alumni, employers, companies and communities, and actively seek partners that embrace creativity and risk-taking.
Kipsari student lounge photo by Tuomas Uusheimo

For companies and communities

Are you looking to explore alternative perspective? Collaboration with us can have a significant role in industry’s competitiveness: transforming businesses, creating new insights and reforming strategies.

The School of Arts, Design and Architecture seeks partners that embrace creativity and risk-taking. We work actively with governments, companies, start-ups, cities, NGOs and foundations. Cooperation is a vital part of our success both in the fields of teaching and research.

Contact: Pirita Posti, Corporate Relations, [email protected], +358 50 364 6381


Are you one of the select group of people that is responsible for building a major part of the Finnish and international design, art, architecture and visual culture field?

In the alumni network, you'll hear about current university issues, future events and postgraduate education opportunities, and become a part of the university's diverse activities. Registration is free of charge and involves no obligations. You're free to decide on your level of participation. We're also pleased to hear about your requests and ideas for developing alumni activities.

Welcome to our alumni community!

For Donors

The rapidly changing world calls for courage to take a leap into the unknown.

Donations for the School of Arts, Design and Architecture support the development of education and research, enable new innovations and give the possibility to quickly answer to the needs of rapidly changing society. By donating you’ll make sure that the School of Arts, Design and Architecture continues to provide a world-class education for future generations.

Support the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Contact: Raila Tapio, donor engagement, [email protected], p. 050 475 9978

For employers

In cooperation with Career Services, Aalto University's Alumni and Corporate Relations offers employees a diverse range of services and supports the employment of Aalto students in jobs that correspond to their studies.

Employer cooperation provides employers with the tools needed to recruit students (internships, summer jobs, thesis positions, permanent jobs) and to build an employer image among students at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

Contact: [email protected], +358 50 331 3185


Did you not find your contact or don’t know whom to reach? Or do you want to know more about our School and what we do? We can help you further.

Contact: [email protected]

Example of collaboration opportunities in teaching

 Aalto Festival 2018 Fashion

Art & Design Study Projects

Collaborative study project is perfect way to generate innovative and creative solutions to your organisation and business development, to get insights or create new knowledge and seek talent.

Corporate collaboration

Corporate collaboration

Research collaboration strengthens expertise and future business development. New product and service ideas are created in study projects. Our campus offers an inspiring operating and networking environment. At Aalto's recruitment events, companies meet the top talents of the future.

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