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Spotlight

Aalto at Slush 2021
Cooperation Published:

Aalto at Slush 2021: Startups for a more sustainable world

The world’s leading startup event is back and Aalto University is again along for the ride.
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Press releases Published:

One billion and beyond: Extensive funding for change raised by Aalto alumni and spinouts

Reviewing the output of the first ten years of Aalto University’s innovation ecosystem
Breast cancer tissue in a culture model in which hormone receptors disappear (left) and within the culture model developed in this study which maintains the hormone receptors (right). The hormone receptors are indicated in green. Photo: Pauliina Munne.
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Finnish researchers developed mini-breast cancer as a new weapon against the most common type of breast cancer

Breast cancer researchers from the University of Helsinki and material scientists from Aalto University have jointly developed a gel-grown “mini-breast cancer” that will help uncover more effective treatments against hormone-dependent breast cancer.
An artistic rendition of quantum entanglement. Image: Heikka Valja
Press releases Published:

A new artificial material mimics quantum entangled rare earth compounds

By combining two-dimensional materials, researchers create a macroscopic quantum entangled state emulating rare earth compounds
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Campus Published:

Aalto neighbourhood home to waterbird oasis and forest habitat for flying squirrels

The Otaniemi campus is right next to a nature conservation area. We accompanied an expert on an outing to learn what makes it unique – and what can be done about biodiversity loss.
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Honoured Published:

Decorations for personnel on the Independence Day

The President of Finland grants decorations to Aalto University employees on the Finnish Independence Day. Congratulations!

Events and networking

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Dissertations

Defence of a Doctoral Dissertation in the field of Logistics, Marta Malik M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is "Sustainable transport logistics in Russia: examining the railway industry"
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Online event

AQP Seminar: Switching thermometry for dynamical investigations of thermal processes at nanoscale

Aalto Quantum Physics Seminars (Hybrid). Speaker: Dr. Maciej Zgirski (Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences)
Hybrid Teaching Studio

Welcome to Hybrid Teaching Studio Launch Day

The new Hybrid Teaching Studio is opened on 8 December 2021
Aalto University / students doing teamwork / photo by Unto Rautio
Online event

For teachers: The Science of Learning - Promising Strategies from Cognitive Psychology

In this online workshop you will learn to develop and implement strategies from cognitive psychology into your course design.

We shape a sustainable future

At Aalto, we help solve the wicked problems of the world in and across our disciplines. Here are some examples of how we do it!

Loving Environments virtual exhibition. Design: Heljä Nieminen

Loving Environments | Virtual Exhibition (external link)

More sustainable and liveable living environments.

Explore our six schools

Scientific research and artistic activities are carried out at six schools and their departments and units.

School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The School of Arts, Design and Architecture is one of the most prestigious universities in its fields. We educate our students to create imaginative, collaborative, compassionate and unconventional approaches to the most pressing challenges of today.

Students riding bikes in front of the Aalto University Väre building, photo by Unto Rautio

School of Engineering

Research, education and new solutions in the fields of mechanical engineering, civil engineering and built environment.

Aalto Ice Tank / photo by Juha Juvonen

School of Business

At the School of Business we strive for better business and better society. We excel in education and research with a multidisciplinary approach and in collaboration with our partners.

Ekonominaukio 1 staircase to 1st floor. Photo by Unto Rautio.

School of Chemical Engineering

At the School of Chemical Engineering, we combine natural sciences and engineering in a unique way.

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School of Electrical Engineering

At the School of Electrical Engineering, we are experts in systems science developing integrated solutions from care of the elderly to space robotics.

laboratory facilities in microwave engineering major

School of Science

Science for tomorrow’s technology, innovations and businesses

Artistic depiction of a bright light in space / made by Ray Scipak
Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

Campus - lively and thriving

Aalto University's campus in Otaniemi is a renewable and living environment for research, art, learning, entrepreneurship and housing. The campus area inspires people to collaborate, try out new ideas and innovate together.

Explore our vibrant innovation ecosystem

Explore our campus

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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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Studies and courses open to all

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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 Open University

Open University courses are open to everyone regardless of background or age. Open University offers individual courses in Business, Technology, Languages, and Art and Design. Students are admitted to individual courses in the order of registration.

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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.

Aalto University campus in winter, photo by Anni Kääriä

Information on coronavirus

Information on the effects of coronavirus and COVID-19 on activities at Aalto University.

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Read about our research and donate

At Aalto University, we create the conditions for innovation, economic growth, employment and wellbeing. A gift to the university is an investment in a better future.

Sensual Mathematics Exhibition. Photo by Henri Vogt.

Research & Art

Our research focuses on seven key areas combining four core competences in the fields of ICT, materials, arts, design and business together with three grand challenges related to energy, living environment, and health.

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Give for the future

Join us in building a sustainable future! Together we can solve some of the toughest problems of our time.