Come meet Aalto’s students and staff

Would you like to hear more about Aalto University? You can meet our students and staff in events, fairs and webinars throughout the year.

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

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 in Finland at Aalto University or chat with our students. You can also invite our student to your high school to tell about our different fields and studying at Aalto!

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Chat with Aalto students

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? Sign up and start chatting with our Unibuddy students about all things Aalto!

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Aalto Squad

Join the Squad for relaxed virtual coffee sessions or come chat via Unibuddy! The Aalto Squad is here to tell you more about being a student at Aalto! You can also read blog posts on students' experiences at Aalto University and in Finland overall in our More than a degree blog.

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More than the degree | Aalto Blogs (external link)

Blogposts by Aalto Squad student ambassadors. Read all about student life and studies at Aalto University!

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Do you want to study at Aalto University? Come meet us!

On this page you will find information on upcoming events, fairs and webinars. You can meet Aalto University students and staffnthroughout the year.

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What studying at Aalto really looks like

Read and watch real stories from Aalto students and alumni on student life at Aalto, social impact, interesting projects and unique career paths.

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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.

What could you study at Aalto University?

Programme highlights

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

Master's Programme in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Sustainable Metals Processing

Sustainable Metals Processing at Aalto University is the only major specialisation field in Finland focusing on sustainable production and recycling of metals and minerals – the main pillars of modern society and economy. For example, no modern cities, energy, transportation or smart phones would not exist without them.

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Master's Programme in Advanced Energy Solutions - Sustainable Energy in Buildings and Built Environment

Did you know that buildings are currently responsible for 40 % of primary energy consumption and roughly half of electricity consumption?

If you want to address big societal issues such as global warming and healthy indoor climate, The Master’s Programme in Advanced Energy Solutions may be the perfect match for you. By studying the efficient use of energy in the fields of building technology and services as well as on the design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, you will work with creating sustainable and comfortable indoor environments.

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Master's Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering

The Master’s Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering prepares its graduates to perform in the intersection between hardware and software, ranging from the fields of Electrical Engineering and Energy sectors to Biomedical Engineering, Control Engineering and Robotics. Drawing from extensive research and fundamental theories in mathematical and natural sciences, the programme focuses on the applicable side of technologies, including topics like Autonomous Systems, Health Technology, Smart Grids and Renewable Energy Solutions.

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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences – Security and Cloud Computing

Studies in Security and Cloud Computing give students a broad understanding of the latest and future technologies for secure mobile and cloud computing systems. Students will gain both practical engineering knowledge and theoretical insights into secure systems engineering, distributed application development, network and service architectures, and cloud and mobile platforms. We believe in combining theoretical knowledge and security expertise with product development skills. The studies are also closely linked with research at Aalto University. The graduates are well prepared for international industrial R&D jobs, security engineering and consulting, various expert roles, and doctoral studies at Aalto University and internationally.

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Do you want to hear more about admissions and student life at Aalto University? By subscribing to our newsletter you'll get the latest information every month and hear about different student projects and opportunities.

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Virtual Campus Experience

Explore Aalto University’s campus from anywhere in the world! Our digital guides, an Aalto University student and an assistant professor, introduce you to our learning facilities, laboratories, workshops, service spots and outdoor spaces. The tour can be experienced on desktop, mobile or VR headset.

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Coronavirus instructions and recommendations at Aalto University

How does the coronavirus affect student admissions at Aalto University?

How does the coronavirus affect student admissions at Aalto University?

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Information on coronavirus

Information on the effects of coronavirus and COVID-19 on activities at Aalto University.

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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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Lifewide Learning (external link)

This website is dedicated to Aalto University’s lifewide learning solutions.

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Aalto University Summer School

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

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Aalto University Junior

Aalto University Junior is art, science, technology and entrepreneurship for children, young people and teachers - to support teaching, personal joy and a source of enthusiasm.

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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Services for students

Find useful information on student services, benefits and student organisations.

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Advancing entrepreneurship and innovations

Behind Aalto's entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem are both student-led entrepreneurial activities and the university's own research and innovation hubs.

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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.

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Campus

Aalto University's campus in Otaniemi is the home of an innovative community. Explore the campus virtually at virtualtour.aalto.fi.

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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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Aalto University in other languages

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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!

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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。

News

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Aalto University’s Bachelor’s programmes will accept both SAT and ACT tests in the admissions round 2022

Starting from the 2022 admissions round, Aalto University has decided to additionally accept the ACT test to the programmes offered in English that have previously accepted only the SAT test. 
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Nordic Biomaterials with CHEMARTS – a crucial course for future-changers

The Aalto University Summer School course Nordic Biomaterials in collaboration with CHEMARTS gathered students from Sweden, the USA, Germany, Norway and Belgium for a summer course on campus for the first time since the pandemic.
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Finland Works open online course introduces Finnish working life and career building

Aalto University launches a new open online course on Finnish working life.
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Jarno Limnéll: Information security is all about attitude

Everyone has to take responsibility in the digital world, says Jarno Limnéll, Professor of Practice, Cyber Security. Blocking threats requires new types of expertise and cooperation.
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