AI is transforming industry, healthcare and daily life
Researchers at Aalto and FCAI are developing AI that works with people and supports decision-making
Science breakthroughs, mythbusting and fresh research-based perspectives for better decision-making. Check out hand-picked stories from our community.
'As difficult as it is, we can't say hello when I'm wearing my guide dog harness. I'm responsible for moving safely, and it's really important to focus on that. I do try to catch people’s eyes every now and then, but it's not something you should respond to.'
Join our many events
What is radical creativity? How do uncertain and seemingly impossible projects move forward? Welcome to the screenings of the documentary directed by Emilia Hernesniemi.
Daniel Valtakari from Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland (TEK) is giving an opportunity to discuss Finnish work life culture. Daniel will provide you useful tips covering many areas of the working environment in Finland.
The sure sign of spring, the Mechatronic Circus, is here again. On Thursday 11.4.2024 you can learn about smart devices built by students, participate in mini-lectures (in Finnish) and demonstration tours, and get information about the programmes and how to apply.
As a part of Circus, we also have the mechatronics research Demo Day. Demo Day is a concept where researchers will present the latest research developments and results on funded research projects.
Shaping a sustainable future
From clean energy to more sustainable food production – Aaltonians create solutions that enable well-being within the planetary boundaries.
Green hydrogen promises to turn Europe into an energy heavyweight, make traffic emission-free and replace carbon in steel manufacturing. But can it actually deliver – and how?
Antimicrobial resistance is causing a silent, stealthy pandemic – and the pipeline of new antibiotics is dwindling. The good news is that researchers are turning to other ways to fight bacteria, by targeting the very weapons they deploy during an infection.
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Scientific research and artistic activities are carried out at six schools and their departments and units.
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.
We strive for better business and better society. We excel in education and research with a multidisciplinary approach and in collaboration with our partners.
We combine natural sciences and engineering in a unique way.
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
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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.
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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
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.
On this page you find answers to commonly asked questions related to the effects the war in Ukraine has on Aalto University.
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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.