School of Electrical Engineering

Study at the School of Electrical Engineering

Electricity is everywhere, and our society would not function without it. As a student at the School of Electrical Engineering, you can find solutions to issues related to sustainable development and human well-being. On this page you will find information on our bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes.
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Graduates from the School of Electrical Engineering work in key sectors such as automation, software design, health technology, administration, space technology and energy solutions. On this page you will find information on studying in the bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes of the Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering.

Aalto University's multidisciplinary study opportunities and international environment offer an excellent starting point for your future career. In addition to a highly-valued education, the School of Electrical Engineering also offers a whole lot more: The vibrant Otaniemi campus culture, the global exchange study opportunities and the long traditions of a technology student community guarantee you some unforgettable years of study.

Read more about our programmes below and take a look at our student and alumni stories!

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This page gives information on upcoming events, fairs and webinars. Join Aalto students for a virtual coffee every Friday or come meet Aalto University students and staff in Finland and abroad!

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Bachelor's level studies

We offer two English-taught Bachelor's level study options. If you are looking for Bachelor's Programmes offered in Finnish or in Swedish, see Opinnot Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulussa or Studier vid Högskolan för Elektroteknik. The next application period for bachelor's programmes taught in English is in January 2024.

Digital Systems and Design, Bachelor of Science (Technology), Master of Science (Technology)

Digital Systems and Design educates specialists in various fields of digital systems. This major gives you competence in engineering design, as well as project planning and management, employing tools from embedded systems, control theory, and signal processing.

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Quantum Technology, Bachelor of Science (Technology), Master of Science (Technology)

Are you fascinated by quantum physics? Do you want to create real-world applications? Come study Quantum Technology at Aalto University! The Quantum Technology major takes you to the forefront of the ongoing quantum revolution in computation, communication, sensing, and simulation.

Aalto University / two students working together in a co-working space / photography Aino Huovio

Become a doctoral researcher at the School of Electrical Engineering

Doctoral education will prepare you for the most demanding expert positions in your field in the academia, companies and public administration. Start here if you’re interested in doctoral studies!

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Why choose electrical engineering and Aalto University?

How does it feel to study at the School of Electrical Engineering? What kind of job roles do our graduates have? Check out the inspirational student and career stories below. Read more stories about our students, teachers and alumni here.

You can also find more information about studying, student life and our students' experiences on our Instagram account @aaltoelec!

Communications Engineering student Bhavya Omkarappa found her dream job at Ericsson

Bhavya Omkarappa thinks courses in Aalto University are very effective in simulating real working life scenarios

Bhavya Omkarappa / Aalto University / School of Electrical Engineering / Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Communications Engineering

Alumnus Craig Rollo has the music enthusiastic’s dream job

Because Craig Rollo wanted a job related to music, studying Acoustics and Audio Technology was the perfect choice for him

Craig Rollo / Aalto University alumni/ Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences - Acoustics and Audio Technology

Student Stian Kroken enjoys the Finnish sauna culture and Aalto's diverse course selection

Stian studies Electrical Power and Energy Engineering and he has extended his studies to a double degree with the Reykjavik University in Iceland.

Stian Kroken at the Aalto University campus.

Alumna Bismoy Jahan: The things I learned from Aalto are related to real-life problems

Bismoy Jahan chose the Master’s Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering because she believes that in the near future automation will play a big role in our lives.

Alumna Bismoy Jahan, automation and electrical engineering

School of Electrical Engineering graduates in working life

School of Electrical Engineering Master's graduates are successful in finding jobs corresponding to their education. On this page you can find information on job titles, job sectors and career development of our graduates.

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Are you wondering what it is like to study at Aalto University? Or what student life is like at Aalto’s vibrant Otaniemi Campus or at the Mikkeli Unit? Come chat with our students about all things Aalto!

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Laura McLeod, School of Electrical Engineering alumna

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Student life at the School of Electrical Engineering

The guilds (student associations) are an important part of student life. The guilds gather the students together by running different events and promoting the status of students in the university and in wider society. The School of Electrical Engineering has three guilds:

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Internationalisation – School of Electrical Engineering

Internationalisation is one of the key principles of Aalto University. We strive to provide internationally attractive education and our degree education aims to give our graduates the abilities needed in international job markets, working in multicultural environments and solving global challenges.

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