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Aalto University offers international joint masters programmes together with its partner universities. Read more!

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Programme highlights

Aalto University offers a wide variety of master and bachelor level programmes along with post-graduate degrees.

Nordic Master in Maritime Engineering

This programme is based on the expertise of the participating universities within naval architecture, offshore engineering and maritime engineering.

Open-water ship model testing in the Aalto Ice Tank basin

Nordic Master in Cold Climate Engineering

Visit the Arctic and gain a unique specialisation in cold climate engineering. Boost your CV by studying abroad. Graduate with a double degree from two internationally acclaimed universities.

Model ship through ice in Aalto Ice Tank basin

Nordic Master in Environmental Engineering

Environmental technologies and green engineering are amongst the fastest-growing markets in the world and there is growing demand for innovative solutions and new graduates

The Environmental Engineering Flow Channel at Aalto University's Otaniemi campus

Master's Programme in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) (EIT InnoEnergy)

Real-world energy challenges, collaborative solutions, sustainable tomorrow - a pathway for an exciting future in sustainable energy and environmental work. This is a joint program leading into double Master's degree.

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Master's Programme in European Mining, Minerals and Environmental Program (EMMEP)

A global minerals industry needs new experts and competence to fuel its renewal. As a graduate of the programme, you are in a prime position to effect change in the field.

Hands-on work in the research tunnel underneath Otaniemi

Master’s programme in Urban Mobility (EIT Urban Mobility)

Master’s programme in Urban Mobility, study track Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions (SUMT) is a master programme focusing on the holistic approach in study, design, development and evaluation of sustainable, inclusive, and resilient urban environment and mobility systems.

EIT Urban Mobility Master School

More study opportunities

Aalto University provides executive-level development services and continuing education in various fields that can help support your lifelong learning as well as update and deepen your expertise. Get a sneak peek of what Aalto has to offer!

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Aalto University Open University

Open University courses are open to everyone regardless of their background or age. Open University offers individual courses in Business, Technology, Languages and Art and Design. Students are admitted to individual courses in the order of registration.

Avonaisen kirjan sivuilla FITech-teksti.

FITech Network University

Study ICT courses for free alongside work. A large selection of courses is available both at beginner level and for experienced ICT professionals.

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Starting Up online course

The open access online course covers the fundamentals of startup entrepreneurship

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Aalto University Otaniemi Campus in Summer / Photo by Aalto University, Mikko Raskinen

Aalto Summer School

Aalto Summer School offers high quality academic summer courses and programs at Aalto University.

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Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE)

Aalto EE offers thought provoking executive education and leadership development services globally. Our diverse offering includes customized solutions, degree programs, and open executive programs.

Get more than a degree

At Aalto University, we know that a world-class education is only part of the experience. We offer a tremendous student life, an international landscape and a thriving community.

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Student life

Aalto has six schools with around 12 000 students and 4000 employees of which close to 400 are professors. Our campus is located in the city of Espoo, in the Greater Helsinki area in Finland. With 40% of our academic faculty coming from outside Finland, we are a highly international community with strong academic standing.

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Slush 2017. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto/ Mikko Raskinen

Entrepreneurship and startups

Entrepreneurship infuses everything at Aalto. Whether you’re a student interested in entrepreneurial education or a startup looking for an accelerator – or something in between – join our community!

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International study opportunities

As an Aalto University student, you have excellent opportunities to become more internationally orientated and globally competent during your studies.

Services

Do you want to hear more about studying in Aalto University?

We have several different opportunities for you to get to know us better. You can join our webinars on degree programmes or meet us in different fairs abroad and in Finland. You can also contact Aalto Squad members who can share their experiences at Aalto University and in Finland or invite our student to your high school to tell about our different fields and studying at Aalto!

Students studying in the new BIZ building - Photo by Unto Rautio

Webinars on degree programmes

Are you interested in studying at Aalto University? Wanting to hear more about our programmes? Check our webinars on degree programmes.

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Events calendar

Aalto University's Admission Services participates on multiple events. From this page you can find most important events.

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Admission Services

Aalto University organises several admissions. On this page you can find instructions for applying to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programmes.

This is Finland

Finland’s excellent reputation in education, combined with a wide range of courses offered in English, makes Finland an attractive study destination for international students. Boasting the largest technology hub of the Nordic countries, Finland is a world leader in information technology, business, design and many other academically centred fields.

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Campus

Aalto University's campus in Otaniemi is the home of an innovative community.

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Aalto University in other languages

Opiskelijoita Otaniemessä / Photo: Unto Rautio

Университет Аалто - Aalto University in Russian

Университет Аалто является молодым университетом, но несмотря на это у него долгая история, и ему удалось стать ведущим университетом в своих сферах исследования. Университет Аалто - это в первую очередь сообщество смелых мыслителей, где наука и искусство встречаются с технологиями и экономикой. Мы в Аалто стремимся выявлять и решать большие проблемы общества и строить инновационное будущее!

Aalto University students at campus / photographer: Aino Huovio

阿尔托大学 - Aalto University in Chinese

阿尔托大学是一所既年轻又具有悠久历史的大学,多个学科在世界排名中名列前矛。学校致力于培养勇于思考和创新的人才,鼓励其发现和解决各类社会挑战,并提供多学科的顶尖教育环境。

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