School of Business

Application Guidelines: Information Technology Program (ITP)

Applicants with diverse backgrounds are welcome to apply to the Aalto University's summer minor program Information Technology Program (ITP). This page will provide you answers on the questions regarding the application guidelines.
ITP 2021 Application form

Application process

There is a separate application process to the Aalto ITP minor. The application period is open during Monday, January 11th - Thursday, April 1st, 2021. The application closes on the 1st of April, 2021 at 16:00 (Finnish local time). The link to the online application form can be found on this website during the application period. Only applications that are sent via the application form within the given period are assessed. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Program Director Laura Sivula, [email protected] or +358 50 384 7228.

Application form

The application must be completed at once. Make sure you have the following documents ready and saved behind a cloud storage service link and make sure the link is accessible (Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Sharepoint, etc):

  • Official transcript of records (for students) or degree certificate (for graduates)
  • Motivation video or letter (video is preferred)
  • CV in pdf and link to your LinkedIn profile
    • Additionally, you can add your portfolio or a picture in the folder

Motivation video or letter instructions

Film an introductory video (maximum duration is 2 minutes), which illustrates

  • What are your strengths and development points in team working? What will you bring to the team?
  • What motivates you to apply to the program (social, career and personal motives)?

Please note: The video does not have to be in a "video interview" format. Be creative!

Alternatively, write your answer into an essay format (maximum 500 words).

    Applicant group 1

    Aalto University's degree students, students applying under the JOO agreement, and exchange students from School of Business partner universities can apply according to these instructions. There is no tuition fee for this applicant group.

    Applicant group 2

    Life-wide learners, graduates, experts, PhD students from other universities than from Aalto University, students from other foreign universities, and students from universities of applied sciences (AMK) can apply according to these instructions. There is a tuition fee of 4200 € (incl. ALV 24 %) for this applicant group.

    Intake in three phases

    You can apply to ITP in three sections and thus get selected in the program already at the beginning of the year. By applying before the last selection period, you maximize your chances of being selected.

    • The selection of the student assessment for applications received by January 31, 2021, will be given no later than February 12, 2021. Selected students can confirm their participation in the program until February 22, 2021.
    • The selection of the student assessment for applications received during February 1 – 28, 2021, will be given no later than March 12, 2021. Selected students can confirm their participation in the program until March 22, 2021.
    • The selection of the student assessment for applications received during March 1 – April 1, 2021, will be given no later than April 16, 2021. Selected students can confirm their participation in the program until April 26, 2021.
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