Aalto Global Impact

We promote and facilitate Aalto University’s research and education for global sustainable development.
Aalto Global Impact
Aalto Global Impact PBL East Africa Photo: Laura Silvanto


We facilitate and implement global sustainability projects in collaboration with multidisciplinary Master’s programmes and courses.

Aalto Global Impact Research New Global Photo: Roope Kiviranta


We initiate and mobilize funding for new multidisciplinary research and innovation projects in the fields of art & design, business and technology.

Aalto Global Impact Partnerships Photo: Kristjana Adalgeirsdottir


We engage academic and societal stakeholders to enable co-creation and a global network of sustainability practitioners.

Current projects

PBL South Asia project website

Problem-Based Learning in South Asian Universities (external link)

PBL South Asia project develops best practices in problem-based education as a joint initiative between ten universities that are located in Finland, India, Nepal, Bhutan, the Netherlands and Lithuania.

Problem-based learning East Africa project website

Problem-Based Learning in East Africa (external link)

PBL East Africa project brings together multidisciplinary student teams from four universities to develop sustainable solutions to community challenges in 2017–2020.

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