School of Business

School of Business – Building the future

At the School of Business, we work for better business and a better society by educating future talents.
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Our School – Our Future

Aalto University School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Europe. We educate experts and leaders for the future and contribute to society through impactful research and long-term partnerships.

There is a strong demand for studies in business and economics in society and our goal is to grow substantially during the 2020s. With your donation, you can help us to continue offering high-quality education and conducting ambitious research for better business and a better society also in the future. 

By growing and constantly developing our School, we wish to give our alumni a reason to be proud of their alma mater and their valuable degree also in the future. 

Make a donation

There are currently three donation options in the School of Business, and they are: 

  • School of Business in general
  • School of Business International Student Exchange. Read more here.
  • School of Business Ownership teaching and research area. Read more here

Choose the donation option and sum of your preference: every donation counts! Your donation will be used entirely for the purpose you have chosen.

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Support the School of Business

Choose the amount of your gift and become a supporter of the School of Business
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Support the School of Business International Student Exchange

Choose the amount of your gift and become a supporter of the School of Business
People and public artwork Donors' Wall at the School of Business.

Support the ownership research and teaching area

Choose the amount of your gift and become a supporter of the School of Business

In donations of 10 000 euros and more to the School of Business, please contact our Head of External Relations Jonna Söderholm ([email protected]) or our Donor Engagement Manager Helena Salminen ([email protected]). A deed of donation will be always drafted for donations of 10 000 euros or more. 

Read more about donor recognition (e.g. named seats and Donors' Wall) here. The online donations are monitored on a weekly basis, and we will contact all those eligible for the different forms of recognition.

Read more about donating

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Donor greetings

Donors' greetings for the School of Business.

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Make a donation

Join us in building the future and choose the donation option of your preference! Every donation is valuable for us.

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Donation options

Become a supporter of the School of Business and choose the donation option of your preference! Read more about our donation options below.

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Donor recognition

The School of Business offers their supporters different ways of being recognized in the new main building of the School in Otaniemi. Among them are a named piece on the Abacus Donors’ Wall, a named seat and a named piece on the Major Donors’ Wall.

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Read donor stories and news about donations

Dekaani Timo Korkeamäki ja Abacus-lahjoittajaseinäteos
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Donors are recognized in various ways in the buildings of the School of Business

The School of Business is grateful for the donations from individuals and organizations that support the school's activities
Kuvassa Arto Hiltunen ja Arto Mäenmaa istuvat nojatuoleissa Wihurin säätiön tiloissa.
Cooperation Published:

The Jenny and Antti Wihuri foundation supports Finnish mental and economic vitality

'The founders of the foundation wanted to give back to the society that had made their success possible,' says Arto Hiltunen, Chair of the Board, alumnus of the School of Business.
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Cooperation Published:
Opiskelijoita kävelemässä vihreiden puiden alla
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Donations make it possible for all the students to participate in student exchanges

International student exchange is an essential part of the studies of many students at the School of Business

Watch the Kauppis 110 video (with English subtitles)

In the video, Professor of Practice Pekka Mattila and alumna Elisa Liekkilä talk about their time at the School of Business and the networks created there, discuss the importance of donating and consider the future prospects of the School of Business.

Tax deduction opportunity

From the beginning of 2016 individuals have also been eligible for tax deductions on donations to universities or other higher education institutions in Finland. Donations between 850 euros and 500 000 euros per year are deductible and the total donation sum may consist of separate installments. Read more on Finnish Tax Administration's website: 

Donation deductions for individuals

For corporations donations between 850 euros and 250 000 euros per year are deductible, read more on Finnish Tax Administration's website: 

Donation deductions for businesses and corporations (in Finnish)

Fundraising permit

Aalto University has a fundraising permit granted by the National Police Board. The permit is valid throughout Finland, except for the Åland Islands. The number of the fundraising permit is RA/2020/1069.

Contact us

Jonna Söderholm

Jonna Söderholm

Head of External Relations, School of Business
Helena Salminen

Helena Salminen

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