How tech is transforming diagnostics and care
Read three inspiring stories of how Aaltonians are bringing new hope to people who suffer from
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An exhibition on energy transitions and the challenges and solutions driving our response to the global energy crisis across research and industry.
Wondering about the energy crisis?
At Aalto University, we shape solutions to the world's biggest problems, such as climate and energy crisis.
A breakthrough in fusion energy production was achieved last week when, for the first time ever, the fusion reactions in a small fuel pellet yielded more energy than the pellet had absorbed. We asked our researchers, Taina Kurki-Suonio and Eero Hirvijoki, about five claims related to fusion.
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.
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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.