The new Aalto WiT Programme is developed for professionals who wish to work in the humanitarian field. It focuses on the resilience of human settlements in low & middle-income countries.
This programme gives you a valuable set of knowledge and grassroots work-life experience needed in the humanitarian field.
By participating in this programme you will gain both academic and practice-based knowledge which enables you to identify and create new opportunities for working with international organisations.
The WiT Programme is a 5-month intensive transdisciplinary professional diploma programme. It is developed together with our partner organisations and hosted by the World in Transition Research LAB (WiTLAB) at Aalto University.
The programme brings together the capacities of universities, organisations, and individual professionals who are passionate about changing the world for the better.
The application is now open! We are excited to receive your application → Apply now
Humanitarian architecture engages in designing and planning of human settlements in vulnerable conditions, ranging from short term emergency situations to long term poverty reduction
WiTLAB alumni stories
Meet the professionals who have participated in WiTLAB's courses and collaborative projects through time! Here you find interviews where the alumni share their learning experiences and career journeys after graduating from Aalto University.
Aalto WiT Programme is led by a team of researchers, educators and field workers from Aalto WiTLAB, all equipped with a unique set of expertise and experience. Image: Helena Sandman
Aalto WiTLAB has guested on an episode of the Hopeful Globe Podcast by the University of Turku. The Hopeful Globe Podcast series is a collaboration between Institutes of Higher Education, sharing inspiring stories across the globe.
ARCH24 - The 6th International conference on Architecture, Research, Health and Care (external link)The International ARCH24 Conference will be held at Aalto University, Espoo, in June 17th to 19th in 2024.
Aalto WiTLAB - World in Transition
The WiT Programme is organised by Aalto WiTLAB, a cross-school research and education unit at Aalto University