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Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Find our study options here!

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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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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.

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Programme highlights

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

Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology - Computational Engineering

Do you want to know how things work? Are you interested in simulating the physical world using computers? Come study Computational Engineering at Aalto!

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Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology - Data Science

Data science gives you the foundations to become a top-level expert in the modern knowledge society. You will obtain the required skills to solve real-world problems using methods of algorithm design, machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistical inference, operations research, and optimization.

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Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology - Digital Systems and Design

Digital Systems and Design educates specialists in various fields of digital systems. This major gives you competence in engineering design, as well as project planning and management, employing tools from embedded systems, control theory, and signal processing.

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Bachelor's Programme in International Business, Mikkeli Campus

The Bachelor’s Programme in International Business (also called the BScBA Program) provides students with a comprehensive range of skills and knowledge to build, develop and lead companies on a global scale. A bachelor’s degree in business with an international focus opens up a wide variety of career opportunities in the private and public sectors, across all industries and continents. If you have global ambitions in any form (e.g. study or work abroad), the Bachelor’s Programme in International Business is for you.

Organised at Aalto University’s Mikkeli Campus, you will join a close-knit community of globally oriented and ambitious Finnish and international students. After the intensive Bachelor studies, including a semester abroad at one of the programme’s many top-tier partner universities, you are guaranteed the study right at a Master’s Programme at Aalto University Otaniemi Campus.

Bachelor's Program in International Business, Aalto University

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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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.

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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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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.

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。

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Aalto successful in EU Erasmus Mundus call: two new programmes

Aalto University was partnering in two consortia in this year’s European Commission call for new Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programmes. Both proposals received funding.
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Media Lab: Master's thesis presentations

MA in New Media master's thesis presentations autumn 2019
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Apply to Aalto Thesis project: Population Register Centre – Design System in Digital Public Sector

Aalto Thesis programme’s application period for master’s students is open. Read more about the Population Register Centre’s project and apply now!
Oona Ojala studied how the cultivation conditions of luxury products such as coffee and cocoa will evolve with climate change. Photo: Elisa Dametto
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Innovative Approach to Circular Economy

An innovative pilot course studied the circular economy, arts and systemic changes.
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