School of Science

Congratulations! You have just been admitted to Aalto University.

Cover letter for admitted students.
Punaisia kuvioita vaakasuorasti

Your application made an impression on us and we would like to warmly welcome you as a member of the Aalto community. You will be in excellent company as Aalto is ranked 9th in the world in the QS ranking of universities under 50 years. We will ensure you get the best possible learning experience with personal academic advising, ex- tensive student wellbeing services and an active student community. We very much look forward to seeing younext autumn.

At Aalto, we believe in the power of curiosity. We encourage our students to explore the unknown and learn and do things in a whole new way – together, breaking boundaries. We’ll do our best to make sure you have all the information you need and answer all your questions about starting your studies here. Our contact information can be found at the end of this letter.

Welcome to Aalto University! See you soon!

New student checklist

Please, take a good look to go over the following steps:

  1. Accept Your Admission Offer by 20 April 2021 (3:00 pm, GMT +3). If you have been admitted off the waiting list, check the deadline from the admission letter!
  2. Submit certified (attested) hard copy documents by 26 May 2021 (3:00 pm, GMT +3) (applicants admitted in March and April) or by 9 August 2021 (3:00 pm, GMT +3) (applicants admitted off the waiting list in May or June).
  3. Return the Aalto Scholarship Terms document and/or pay the tuition fee if applicable.
  4. If you have been conditionally accepted with an incomplete degree, submit attested copies of your degree certificate by 9 August 2021 (3:00 pm, GMT +3).
  5. Enroll as attending student by 28 July 2021, or at the latest by orientation week.
  6. Apply for Residence Permit (non-EU/non-EEA Citizens) or register your residence (EU/EEA Citizens).
  7. Apply for student accommodation.
  8. Activate your Aalto user account when you receive an invitation email (in August).
  9. Complete Aalto Pre-Orientation 2021-2022 online (the link to the material will be provided later; access requires activation of your Aalto user account).
  10.  Prepare to start your studies with orientation on week 36 (the week beginning on 6 September).


Detailed instructions for these steps and more information for new students is available at

Aalto student portal Into.

Communication before the orientation in the autumn

Follow your email! We will send you newsletters during the spring and the summer to remind you of important matters and to provide you with more information about the orientation programme and the start of studies. You will be assigned a peer-student tutor, who will contact you during the summer. Please remember to notify us if you change your email address. In the meanwhile, if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

You can find the contact information below. Note that July is holiday season in Finland, please contact [email protected] if you have urgent questions during that time.

Our Contact Information

Aalto University Admission Services

Otakaari 1
FI-02150 ESPOO

Telephone: +358 2944 29290
Email: [email protected]

Aalto University School of Science
PO Box 15400
FI-00760 AALTO

Email: [email protected]


Welcome to Aalto University. See you in autumn!

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