Congratulations! You have just been admitted to an international joint Master’s programme at Aalto University.
Your application made an impression on us and we would like to warmly welcome you as a member of the Aalto community. You will be in excellent company as Aalto is ranked 9th in the world in the QS ranking of universities under the age of 50. We will ensure you get the best possible learning experience with personal academic advising, extensive student wellbeing services and an active student community. We very much look forward to seeing you next autumn!
At Aalto, we believe in the power of curiosity. We encourage our students to explore the unknown and learn and do things in a whole new way – together, breaking boundaries. We will do our very best to make sure you have all the information you need and answer all your questions about starting your studies here. Our contact information can be found at the end of this letter.
New student checklist
Please, take a good look to go over the following steps. You find detailed information on each step by clicking the headlines.
- Accept Your Admission Offer
You will receive an e-mail with personal link to studyinfo.fi portal soon after receiving your Letter of Admission. Click the link and follow the instructions to accept the admission offer.
If you were admitted conditionally due to incomplete Bachelor degree (see your Letter of Admission), you must finish your degree and graduate by 31 July 2022. Send the attested copies of your degree certificate and transcript to the Student Services of School of Engineering (contact information below). We must receive them by 17 August 2022 (3:00 pm, GMT +3), or your admission will be cancelled.
Please accept your admission offer by the corresponding deadline to your programme:
- within 14 days (3:00 pm, GMT +3) if you have been admitted to the EIT programmes in Urban Mobility, Energy Storage, SELECT or Manufacturing
- by 20 April 2021 (3:00 pm, GMT +3) if you have been admitted to the Nordic Master programmes in Cold Climate Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Innovative and Sustainable Energy Engineering or Maritime Engineering
- Submit hard copies of your application documents (ONLY if applicable)
Please revise your Letter of Admission to find out if you are required to submit certified (attested) copies of your application documents.
If you are required to submit the certified (attested) copies, please send the hard copies of these documents to Student Services of School of Engineering (contact information below) by postal mair or courier service. Read carefully and follow the instructions for certified hard copy documents and the Country-specific document requirements.
We must receive the documents by 17 August 2022 (3:00 pm, GMT +3). Conditionally granted study right will be cancelled if the certified documents; or documents according to the country-specific document requirements; are not received in the required manner by the deadline.
Students admitted to Nordic Master programmes, please follow the instructions provided by the programme coordinator.
- Pay the participation / programme / tuition fee of your programme (if applicable)
- Apply for Residence Permit (non-EU/non-EEA Citizens) or register your residence (EU/EEA Citizens)
- Enrol for the academic year 2022-2023 at Aalto Universitybetween 2 May - 2 September 2022
To ensure that your student status is valid from the beginning of academic year (1 August) you should enrol no later than 31 July 2022 and sooner if possible. Enrolling as attending is also a precondition for using any Aalto services, getting a student number, and registering for courses.
Students admitted to Nordic Master programmes
Students admitted to other programmes
You will be able to enroll in the online service My Studyinfo even before paying the participation/programme fee. However, please note the annual enrolment is conditional and Aalto University reserves the right to cancel your enrolment if you have not paid the joint programme fee by the end of the enrolment period (2 September 2022).
- Apply for accommodation
- Organize your travel to Finland
- Activate your Aalto IT account
You can activate your Aalto user account in July at the earliest after you have enrolled for the academic year and received an activation email for your Aalto user account.
- Complete Aalto Pre-Orientation 2022-2023 online (the link to the material will be provided later; access requires activation of your Aalto user account).
- Prepare to start your studies with orientation on week 35 (the week beginning on 29 August).
Detailed instructions for these steps and more information for new students is available at Aalto student portal Into.
Communication before the orientation in the autumn
Follow your email! We will send you newsletters during the spring and the summer to remind you of important matters and to provide you with more information about the orientation programme and the start of studies. You will be assigned a peer-student tutor, who will contact you during the summer. Please remember to notify us if you change your email address. In the meanwhile, if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.
You can find the contact information below. Note that July is holiday season in Finland, please contact [email protected] if you have urgent questions during that time.