Education for sustainability
Our teachers get peer-support on how to integrate sustainability aspects in their course practices and contents. We also offer dedicated master’s degree programmes and minor studies on a variety of sustainability themes, where our students learn to combine state-of-the-art sustainability aspects with relevant interdisciplinary understanding of the knowledge in other fields.
Dedicated programmes focusing on sustainability
Creative Sustainability is a joint master’s program of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Business and School of Engineering. The students learn to combine different competences to create solutions for advancing sustainability.
Master’s programmes in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering consist of four international master’s programs that have been acknowledged by EIT Climate KIC and aims to train professionals who can utilize biomass in an economically and ecologically sustainable manner.
Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering is a multidisciplinary master's programme, which focuses on future challenges of sustainable built environment and technologies, emphasizing a range of perspectives, from people's daily lives to strategic and systemic thinking.
Master’s programme in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability (EIT Raw Materials) focuses on material and value chain optimisation in the spirit of circular economy. Provides an understanding of the full materials value chain with a mindset for innovation & entrepreneurship focusing on sustainability.
Master’s programme in Advanced Energy Solutions aims to educate a new generation to face vast challenges and to implement the radical changes needed in our societies in the context of energy.
We promote and facilitate Aalto University’s research and education for global sustainable development.
To address complex sustainability challenges, Aalto Sustainability Hub works to increase interdisciplinary collaboration and to promote sustainability in teaching, campus development and other operations at Aalto.