Shaping a sustainable future
Aalto University’s purpose is to shape a sustainable future. We do high-quality research, excelling and making breakthroughs in and across science, art, technology and business. We spark the game changers of tomorrow, and renew society with research-based knowledge, creativity and an entrepreneurial mindset. All our work is guided by the values of the university: responsibility, courage, and collaboration.
We have adopted a living strategy tailored for a world in motion. Join regular events and online discussions to share your ideas about the future of our university.
Learn more about the areas of development
Our purpose and values define our long-term direction. We have selected these areas of development that best drive us towards our purpose.
Three approaches to everything we do
We need new lenses to look at the biggest problems facing the world. Our combination of science, art, technology and business expertise allows us to rethink challenges and solutions alike. By encouraging a radically creative and entrepreneurial culture within our community, together we can make impact and find sustainable solutions.
A living strategy for a world in motion
In our living strategy approach, our purpose, values, and way of working define our long-term direction while our choices are proactively and continuously re-evaluated.