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 us Pirita Posti, [email protected], Corporate Relations


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.

Join the Aalto Alumni Circle

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.

For more information contact [email protected], +358 50 331 3185

Aalto Art and Design Cases

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
Aalto Pack-age student project


Pack-Age is an innovative packaging design course uniting visual communication, design, business and engineering thinking to sustainability and project-based learning.

Corporate collaboration

Corporate collaboration

Aalto University provides a variety for collaboration possibilities to companies and other organizations. Collaboration with Aalto creates a solid platform for solving local and global challenges and for positive societal impact.

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Students walking and working in the basement floor of the Harald Herlin Learning center / photo by Aalto University, Aino Huovio
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