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Study at Aalto University in Finland

Are you interested in studying at a high-ranking European university? We at Aalto University offer education in three different fields: arts & design, business & economics, and engineering & technology. You can study from bachelor’s level up to master’s and postgraduate degrees.

Top 5 reasons to study at Aalto University

  1. Unique field combination. Aalto offers multidisciplinary studies in arts & design, business & economics and engineering, science & technology. You can choose courses from each field! 

  2. Top-notch education. Aalto has a high academic standing in international university rankings. We have several high-ranking fields!

  3. Well-organised and safe country. Finland scores high in international comparison in education, safety and quality of life. Finns value equality and our society has a low hierarchy. 

  4. Internationality. Aalto ranks high for international outlook, so you have great opportunities to become more internationally orientated and globally competent. 

  5. Vivid campus. Aalto Campus in the Helsinki Metropolitan area offers excellent services, affordable housing for students, a great study environment, and it is closely connected with nature. 

Unique combination of three study fields

Aalto University brings together the fields of technology, art and business. In each field, there are bachelor's and master's degree programmes suitable for international students. The application period for bachelor's programmes taught in English is 4 – 18 Jan 2023 and for master's programmes 1 Dec 2022 – 2 Jan 2023.

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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 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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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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Meet our students and staff!

You can meet our students and staff members throughout the year. Join our events or chat with our students to learn more about study experiences and applying to Aalto.

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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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Admission Services

Aalto University organises several admissions. On this page you can find instructions for applying to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programmes.

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Learn more about Finland and Aalto University

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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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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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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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