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You can meet Aalto University students and staff throughout the year. Join us and learn more about our programmes, studying and campus life!

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Visit our website dedicated to Aalto University’s lifewide learning solutions. Brush up your competencies and build your own learning path!

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Join us in supporting Ukraine’s university students

Donations help them continue their studies during the crisis

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Changes to animal feed could supply food for one billion people

Livestock and fish could be fed more agricultural by-products, freeing up food for people

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The new Marsio building is a showcase for research, teaching and impact at Aalto University

The name was selected through a contest, and it is a tribute to Aino Marsio-Aalto.

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'Wardrobe of the future' – sustainable solutions for the fashion and textile industry

The exhibition is showcasing solutions from researchers and students on sustainable future for the fashion and textile industry.

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Five things to see at Designs for a Cooler Planet: Evolving colours, wood glitter and garments with a history

Open until 12 October 2022, Designs for a Cooler Planet is an annual exhibit showcasing bold designs that approach sustainability from avenues including fashion, food and materials.

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Internet Forum Public lecture series: Technology, Security and Future – to All of Us

Internet Forum Public lecture series: Technology, Security and Future – to All of Us

How do you feel security and what does it mean to us in the future – welcome to listen to interesting talks and discuss.

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European Researchers' Night 2022

European Researchers' Night: Unite! smart cities – by and for the citizens

On European Researchers' Night the Unite! alliance and Aalto University invite you to learn about the transition to sustainable and climate-neutral cities by 2030.

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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!

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Could Finland run out of electricity and what happens to our emissions? Our professor answers five frequently asked questions about energy

Finland has been urged to prepare for a possible electricity shortage in the coming winter by saving energy. Peter Lund, Professor in Advanced Energy Systems at Aalto University, answers five questions about energy.

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Ending energy imports from Russia could cut other electricity imports to Finland – model shows what chain reaction could mean for the security of supply

A risk analysis by Aalto University shows that electricity supply could stop far short of demand: in the worst-case scenario, the gap could be more than 2,500 hours per year.

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Designs for a Cooler Planet

Annual exhibition series envisioning sustainable futures through creative concepts

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.

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School of Engineering

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

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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.

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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.

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School of Science

Science for tomorrow’s technology, innovations and businesses

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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

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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.

Information on Ukraine and coronavirus

Ukraine war

On this page, we will gather information on how Russia's invasion of Ukraine affects Aalto University’s operations. We will update the contents regularly.

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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.

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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.