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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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Donations help them continue their studies during the crisis
President Ilkka Niemelä: 'Investments in universities is the best solution to address the shortage of experts'
Chair of the Aalto University Student Union Otto Usvajärvi also spoke at the opening of the academic year. The ceremony was held online.
Join our many events in September
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.
How do you feel security and what does it mean to us in the future – welcome to listen to interesting talks and discuss.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Explore our six schools
Scientific research and artistic activities are carried out at six schools and their departments and units.
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.
Research, education and new solutions in the fields of mechanical engineering, civil engineering and built environment.
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.
At the School of Chemical Engineering, we combine natural sciences and engineering in a unique way.
At the School of Electrical Engineering, we are experts in systems science developing integrated solutions from care of the elderly to space robotics.
Science for tomorrow’s technology, innovations and businesses
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.
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.
Studies and courses open to all
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.
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
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.
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.