Learn to think like an entrepreneur

Get first-hand knowledge from founders on how to start your own business. You can study the Starting Up course online at any time.

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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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Aalto Squad Blog (external link)

Read blog posts on students' experiences and how it is to study at Aalto University!

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Webinars on degree programmes

Are you interested in studying at Aalto University?

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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 People Management and Organizational Development

The Master’s Programme in People Management and Organizational Development
provides students with expert knowledge and the analytical, communication and teamworking skills needed to help organizations to develop their operations successfully and sustainably. Upon graduation students work in expert and leadership roles in the fields of human resource management and organizational development. The programme further offers students a unique chance to complete a double degree programme with the University of Queensland (AU) or University of South Carolina (US). The programme is run in close collaboration with business, public organizations and NGOs. Thus, the programme offers students the latest knowledge in people management and organizational development in rapidly changing world of work and organizations.

Two Aalto University business students on campus in Otaniemi.

Master's Programme in Water and Environmental Engineering

Want to ensure a sustainable and functioning society? Then the Master's Programme in Water & Environmental Engineering would be perfect for you!
Water and environmental engineering is essentially about making the world work. With limited natural resources and an increasing demand for water, food and energy, we look at practical ways to develop our society in a sustainable manner.

Students and teaching staff at the Aalto University Environmental Hydraulics Lab

Master's Programme in Advanced Energy Solutions - Sustainable Energy Systems and Markets

We are currently moving toward an energy system that is sustainable, smart and flexible. The energy transition requires new ways of thinking about energy, including its sources, production, markets, transmission and use. The Master's Programme in Advanced Energy Solutions is an excellent place for you to start reshaping our energy system.

Sustainable Energy Systems and Markets -major offers basic understanding of energy systems, the main challenges our energy solutions are facing today and possible ways towards a sustainable future.

Aalto University / interior of CS building / photography Unto Rautio

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

The Master’s Programme in Biotechnology provides a strong multidisciplinary knowledge-base in biotechnology and bioengineering, and the tools for applying it in research and business environment. Biotechnology is gaining importance in our everyday lives and its impact on solving societal problems related to the environment, global warming and health are undeniable. Biotechnology is an enabling technology that ranges from the design of new biopharmaceuticals and production of novel biosynthetic materials and biochemicals to the use of cutting-edge synthetic biology concepts. Bioprocess development and modelling is an integral part of modern biotechnology.

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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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Kaksi mies- ja yksi naisopiskelija seisoo Väre-rakennuksen edessä. Miehillä on polkupyörät.

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 on activities at Aalto University.

Laboratoriossa käytössä oleva koeputkiteline.

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

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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Advancing entrepreneurship and innovations in Aalto University

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.

Get to know the campus!
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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

Opiskelijoita Otaniemessä / Photo: Unto Rautio

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!

Aalto University students at campus / photographer: Aino Huovio

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

Opiskelijat kesällä ulkona.
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1808 new undergraduate students admitted to Aalto University – congratulations!

Results of the joint application for higher education have been published in the Studyinfo service.
Crystal Flowers exhibition Collineation Grounds. Photo: Mikko Raskinen.
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Persistent students created an exhibition combining math and art despite exceptional circumstances

The sheltered courtyard next to the main lobby of the Undergraduate Centre and its dark-red brick, black granite and copper clad façade provides a solid frame for the 2021 exhibition, Collineations grounds.
Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulun opiskelija tekee sähkötöitä.
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Electrical Engineering Workshop students produce amazing work despite corona

Students have presented their electrical devices using videos.
A man wearing virtual reality glasses. Virtual reality, VR, was discussed at the Unite! Boot Camp.
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Unite! virtual campus ideated further at the Boot Camp

Ideas on virtual learning and virtual reality were gathered at the Boot Camp to facilitate building of a virtual campus within Unite!.
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