Career opportunities and working life in Finland

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!

Learn how Aalto supports students in finding meaningful jobs and what kind of career opportunities lie ahead for Aalto students. You can also take a free course to learn how to navigate in the Finnish working life.

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Explore our study fields

At Aalto University, it is possible to study technology, arts, and business. Our students have the freedom to choose courses in all three fields or specialise in one area of study. Regardless of the field, we are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and shaping a more sustainable future. In the multidisciplinary student community, you will certainly gain new perspectives and get to share your insights! We offer degree education at all levels, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral, and also many options for lifewide learning.

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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, architects and artists 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. We offer bachelor's and master's level business studies as well as doctoral programmes.

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Learn more about studying at Aalto University

There are multiple options for you to get to know us better. You can join our webinars on degree programmes or meet us at fairs abroad and in Finland. You can chat with the Aalto Squad members who are ready to share their experiences about Aalto University and Finland. Learn what it's like to study at Aalto!

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Listen to podcasts about studies at Aalto University

Podcasts for anyone interested in studying at Aalto University, whether it is studying for a degree or taking independent courses.

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Career opportunities and employability for Aalto students

Learn about future opportunities, discover alumni stories and explore services that help you to plan your dream career.

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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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Chat with Aalto students

Are you wondering what it is like to study at Aalto? Come chat with our students about all things Aalto on Unibuddy chat platform.

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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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Student life at Aalto

Discover genuine stories about student life at Aalto and life after graduation.

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Learn more about what it's like to study at Aalto and how to apply. Sign up and get the latest information on admissions, events, study opportunities, and student life straight to your inbox.

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Choose Finland and Aalto University

Finland scores high in international rankings in education, safety and quality of life. As a place to study and live, it's hard to beat! The beautiful Aalto campus locates in Otaniemi, in the capital area of Finland. It is right by the sea and nature reserves yet within excellent public transport connections. Being a student in Otaniemi is a holistic experience since you can live, study, work and spend free time there. 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 introduce you to our learning facilities, laboratories, workshops, service spots and outdoor spaces. Experience the tour on desktop, mobile or with VR headset.

Get more than a degree

Friends, new hobbies, studying abroad, being inspired together, and much more! We know that university studies are more than pursuing a degree or getting the best grades. Student life is an exceptional time in your life, full of unique chances to learn and have fun. Along with a world-class education, Aalto offers you a truly international landscape and vibrant, innovative community.

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Aalto University performs well in international university rankings. In subject-specific rankings, we place 8th 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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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.

Continue learning even after graduation

Learning is a lifelong journey. Aalto University’s Lifewide Learning provides high quality learning content for every need and life situation. You can choose individual courses or complete broader study modules without being enrolled in any educational institution. Based on your own needs and goals, you can study either online or on campus, self-paced or intensively in a group. We want to offer content that inspires, challenges, and encourages you to take a step towards something new. Learn more about Aalto Lifewide Learning!

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Lifewide Learning

Aalto University Lifewide Learning helps you develop your skills in an ever-changing environment.

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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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