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 Electronics and Nanotechnology

The Master’s Programme in Electronics and Nanotechnology offers the opportunity for students to go into the details of future-shaping and globally significant technologies. We are surrounded by wireless technologies everywhere through the rise of mobile devices, space technology is skyrocketing in the form of small satellites, and nanotechnology is enabling major breakthroughs in fields like solar energy harvesting. This programme focuses strongly on researching and building hardware for these technologies, paving the way for a fluent shift towards a career in the industry or an academic postgraduate path.

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Master's Programme in ICT Innovation (EIT Digital Master School) - Autonomous Systems

From self-driving cars to robotic assistants, the Internet of Things, and AI-based software solutions – the future is autonomous. However, as an emerging technology, autonomous systems hold both opportunities and risks. The key to navigating this potential minefield is to not only understand the technology itself but, more importantly, be able to confidently evaluate autonomous processes and maximise the trade-off between business impact and resources spent.

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Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences – Human-Computer Interaction

How will artificial intelligence change the way we use computers? What will come after the mouse and keyboard as input devices? What makes a computing system trustworthy or interesting for people? How to design interactions that thrill and motivate users? Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) educates future leaders who study, innovate, and improve information technology for the benefit of people. Aalto’s HCI major distinguishes itself internationally by a focus on computational and engineering methods with a strong contribution from psychology and design. The rigorous curriculum offers a unique opportunity for students of computer science and engineering to learn how to apply technical approaches in human-computer interaction. The study option is based on outstanding HCI research at Aalto University. The university was recently ranked #13 worldwide in research impact in the area of HCI.

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Master's Programme in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Functional Materials

Ranked among the top universities for materials science by QS World University Ranking, Aalto University educates materials experts who want to learn both hard-core science subjects and practical engineering thinking. The Master's Programme in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering – Functional Materials is a one-of-a-kind programme fueled by cutting edge research and strong industry links.

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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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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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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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‘Finding a job in Finland is not easy for foreigners’

Audrey Poudrier Tremblay is an Aalto alumna who shared her story of working in Finland as part of the Finland Works open online course.
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Student Verneri Hirvonen: ‘Studying at Aalto University is extremely flexible’

Verneri is the first student to graduate from the Digital Systems and Design major
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FITech Network University gained extra time for free ICT courses

By decision of the Ministry of Education and Culture, the courses open to all in the field of information and communication technology will be continued until the end of 2023.
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Open online training material promotes low-carbon construction in Finnish

Aalto University has published an open, free-of-charge course material that promotes low-carbon construction.
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