Juha Varto appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor

16. syyskuu 2016

Professor Juha Varto at the Department of Art has appointed by the President to Aalto Distinguished professor as of 6 September 2016.

Honored Science and art Other

Nothing to Declare exhibition at Tulli & Pakkahuone

8. syyskuu 2016

The Nothing to Declare exhibition presents the recent work of design students from Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

Science and art

Magnolia Honorary Award to Professor Helena Hyvönen

7. syyskuu 2016

Helena Hyvönen was honored with the Shanghai Magnolia Award from the city of Shanghai.

Honored Science and art Cooperation Other

SYLI wins Habitare design competition

7. syyskuu 2016

First prize in the Habitare design competition has been awarded to SYLI, the work of a twelve-strong work group.

Studies Honored Cooperation Other

Tuula Teeri: Society needs critical and informed thinkers

6. syyskuu 2016

President Tuula Teeri and AYY's Chair Milja Asikainen discussed the key roles and societal impact of universities at the opening of the academic year.

Press releases

  • Milja_Asikainen
  • opening_of_the_academic_year
  • tuula_teeri

Kaisa El Ramly wins Nordic Talents'16

5. syyskuu 2016

The Nordic Talents Pitch Prize went to Finnish writer/director/producer Kaisa el Ramly and her fiction project Scenes from a dying town.

Studies Honored Other

Digitalisation has an ever growing impact on our environment

5. syyskuu 2016

There are over one hundred technology, business and arts professors working in the field of digitalisation at Aalto University.

Science and art

Degree Programme in Fashion at Aalto University ranked third best in the world

22. elokuu 2016

The Business of Fashion ranking is based on global influence, learning experiences and the long-term value provided by the education.

Studies Honored

New students – welcome to Aalto!

17. elokuu 2016

More than 1 500 new Bachelor’s students and 1 000 Master's students begin their studies in technology, business, and the arts this autumn.


Summer of Startups brings heat to new businesses

15. elokuu 2016

The Aaltoes accelerator programme provides startups with an opportunity to try their hand at full-time entrepreneurship over the summer.


  • factoryfinder
  • aaltoes
  • summer_of_startups
  • startup
  • demo_day

Aalto students take second place in innovation competition

22. heinäkuu 2016

A multidisciplinary team impress representatives of a global enterprise with their HVAC solution.


9 606 applicants to Aalto in the joint application process

1. heinäkuu 2016

The results of the joint applications to higher education have been published in the Studyinfo service.


  • Applications

Students have found a solution for easily constructed temporary wooden housing

1. heinäkuu 2016

Every year the Wood Program Studio at School of Arts, Design and Architecture invites students to focus on wood and wooden architecture.

Studies Cooperation

Saija Hollmén appointed Vice Dean at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

22. kesäkuu 2016

Ms Hollmén’ area of responsibility is art and creative practices.

Science and art

The many possibilities of the digital revolution

17. kesäkuu 2016

The Internet Forum, a public lecture series, which is open to everyone free-of-charge, will focus on current topics related to digitalisation.

Science and art

New policy ideas by students for a sustainable and circular economy

17. kesäkuu 2016

Students in Aalto University's Design for Government course address complex public sector and government challenges.

Studies Cooperation Science and art

  • service_economy
  • design_for_government
  • public_sector
  • platform_economy
  • design_thinking
  • sustainability
  • service_design
  • design

No clowning about!

14. kesäkuu 2016

Serious design for a playful purpose – hospital clowns are getting new costumes.

Studies Cooperation

Sustainable development important and challenging in wood construction today

13. kesäkuu 2016

International conference enables mutual, experience-based learning.

Science and art Cooperation

  • WoodForum
  • sustainability
  • Wood

Kati Hagros appointed Aalto University’s Chief Digital Officer

13. kesäkuu 2016

She will be responsible for planning Aalto's digital transformation strategy and roadmap, change process, and managing the IT services.

Press releases

  • Kati_Hagros
  • digitalisation
  • appointment

Key persons of two Chinese universities were granted the Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland

13. kesäkuu 2016

Chinese nationals Mr. Fang Hai and Mr. Zhou Haoming awarded Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland.

Cooperation Honored Other

Aalto University receives quality label

13. kesäkuu 2016

An international audit team rated highly the well-functioning quality system.

Press releases

  • Quality
  • Audit
  • tuula_teeri

Mika ‘Lumi’ Tuomola 1971-2016

9. kesäkuu 2016

On 8 June we heard that our long-term colleague, Mika Tuomola, had passed away.


A wealth of events at Aalto Festival gathered thousands of participants again

8. kesäkuu 2016

The festival kicked off in a happy atmosphere at Kiasma on 17 May and the last events were organised this week as May was drawing to an end.

Campus Studies Science and art Cooperation Other

World Cultural Council awarded Professor Kalevi Ekman, Founder of Design Factory

6. kesäkuu 2016

The award is a recognition for Ekman’s work to promote international, multidisciplinary and inspiring learning.

Honored Press releases

Young people perceive Aalto University as trailblazer

6. kesäkuu 2016

According to an image survey, Aalto is Finland's best known university with highest overall scores among under 30-year-olds.


  • reputation
  • Image_survey
  • Taloututkimus
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