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At Aalto, you get more than a degree. Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. Join our multidisciplinary community and find your own path!

The application period for our master's programmes runs from 1 Dec 2022 – 2 Jan 2023. If you want to start your master's studies in the autumn of 2023, apply now!

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Learn more about our study fields

Our students have a freedom to choose courses from three fields, technology, arts and business, or focus on specialising in one area. Regardless of the field, everything we do from researching to studying is guided by fostering creativity, promoting entrepreneurial mindset and shaping a more sustainable future.

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Get a degree in engineering, technology or science

Studying engineering and technology at Aalto University opens doors for many different work paths for the future. Learn more about the diverse study opportunities.

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Get a degree in arts, design and architecture

We educate the next generation of filmmakers, designers, artists and art educators, photographers, architects and researchers to impact society through their creative work and research.

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Get a degree in Business

School of Business works for better business and a better society by educating future leaders and through impactful research, long-term partnerships and societal engagement. We offer bachelor's and master's level business studies as well as doctoral programmes.

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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 chat with Aalto Squad members who are ready to share their experiences in Aalto and Finland. You can also invite our student to your high school to tell about our different fields and studying at Aalto!

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Webinars on degree programmes

What do the studies really consist of in our degree programmes and study options? Join our webinars and ask directly from the programme heads!

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

This page gives information on upcoming events, fairs and webinars. You can meet Aalto University students and staff throughout the year.

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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? Come chat with our students about all things Aalto!

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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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Services for students

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

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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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Choose the beautiful Aalto campus and Finland

Finland scores high in international comparisons in education, safety and quality of life. As a place to study and live, it's hard to beat! The beautiful Aalto campus locates next to the sea and nature reserves, yet within excellent connections in the capital area. Learn more about our campus and country!

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Get to know Finland and Aalto

Finland’s excellent reputation in education, combined with a wide range of courses offered in English, makes Finland and Aalto University an attractive study destination for international students.

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Studying at the Aalto campus

Aalto's main campus is an ideal environment for living, studying and leisure. Find out what our beautiful Otaniemi campus has to offer to its student community.

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Virtual Campus Experience (external link)

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.

Get more than a degree

At Aalto, we know that a world-class education is only a part of the whole study experience. We offer unique multidisciplinary opportunities, an international landscape and a vibrant community.

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Rankings

Aalto University performs well in international university rankings. In subject-specific rankings, we place 6th globally in art & design and are in the top 100 in several other subjects. We have gathered information on our performance in the best-known university rankings on this page.

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Internationalisation 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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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.

More study opportunities

Aalto University provides executive-level development services and continuing education in various fields. These 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)

Select a solution that suits you, ranging from individual courses to programmes that are open for all.

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Aalto University Open University

Open University courses are open to everyone regardless of 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.

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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.

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Apply for grants from the Fabian and Jaakko Ahvenainen Fund - deadline 31 January 2023

Grants will be admitted in recognition of studies completed either in the field of bridge engineering or structural engineering and building physics, or as support for postgraduate studies in these fields.
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Online course “Wood material science” starts 10.1.2023

Learn 100% online how the structure of wood affects its physical and mechanical properties.
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Call for applications for Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors is now open

Kristallikukkia peilisaleissa –kurssi - MS-E1000 Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors: Mathematics meets Art and Architecture - on avoin kaikille kandiopiskelijoista tohtorikoulutettaviin, matematiikan ja tekniikan aloista taiteisiin, muotoiluun, arkkitehtuuriin ja kemiasta liiketoimintaan. Kurssille otetaan korkeintaan 50 opiskelijaa motivaatiokirjeiden perusteella, ja haku on auki 10.1.2023 saakka. Kurssi on 15 opintopisteen suuruinen, ja se järjestetään joka toinen vuosi.
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Three Aalto students were awarded for the best bachelor's thesis in Swedish in the field of technology

TFiF's awards went to Linda Autio, Isak Jungerstam and Fanny Hakala.
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