The Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture is a Nordic leader in higher education for design, fashion, games, media, architecture, film, art education and art. We produce world-class research in art education, design and design thinking, digital media and visual culture, urban planning and architecture. We educate students to be global citizens, contributing to their communities with imaginative, collaborative, compassionate and unconventional approaches to some of the most pressing challenges facing the world today.
Rankings and reputation
As one of the leading international universities in our fields, our teaching, research and impact are well respected in the field and we are often ranked among the best in the world.
For almost 150 years, we have been educating Finnish designers, architects, filmmakers, artists and more.
2,780 enrolled students
267 artistic outputs
Faculty and staff: 436
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