NAKUNA exhibition picked into top 40 at Milan Design Week

24. huhtikuu 2017

Students from the Department of Design served exhibition guests over 1000 frozen Finnish berries

Studies Science and art

Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation donates more than €3 million

19. huhtikuu 2017

The foundation donated 300 000 euros to a professorship in technology education.


  • fundraising
  • donations

Multidisciplinary themed issue out now

18. huhtikuu 2017

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 19 looks at multidisciplinarity as a competitive advantage.


  • magazine_19
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

The theory and practice of multidisciplinarity

18. huhtikuu 2017

The increasingly complex problems of the modern world can rarely be solved through the efforts of a single branch of science. But how is multidisciplinarity implemented in practice?


  • marine_technology
  • magazine_19
  • multidisciplinary
  • Engineering
  • Ioncell_F
  • magazine

Resplendent Dipoli emerging from renovation

18. huhtikuu 2017

A thorough renovation of the tradition-rich Dipoli building is nearing completion.

Other Campus

  • magazine_19
  • campus
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • architecture
  • Dipoli
  • magazine

Aalto University and KONE deepen collaboration

13. huhtikuu 2017

The focus areas of the research collaboration include wireless technologies and data models for buildings.

Press releases Cooperation

  • provost
  • reserach
  • teaching

Aalto University looking for a new President

13. huhtikuu 2017

A call for applications to recruit the next President of Aalto University has been opened. The community’s and stakeholders’ proposals for suitable candidates are also welcome.


New pilot project promotes design for industry

13. huhtikuu 2017

The project builds bridges between Aalto design students and technology industries


  • design

Report finds investment in the creative sector improves Finnish economic viability

12. huhtikuu 2017

Aalto University ecosystem offers to kick-start a vibrant new creative economy.

Press releases Cooperation

Trash-2-Cash project present in H&M Global Change Awards

11. huhtikuu 2017

Trash-2-Cash (T2C) research project presented a garment made out of chemically recycled cotton in H&M Global Change Award Ceremony in Stockholm.

Science and art Cooperation Other

Bootcamp takes Design Factory spirit to the world

11. huhtikuu 2017

Visitors from four continents came to Otaniemi to hear about problem-based learning and cross-disciplinary teamwork.

Studies Cooperation

  • design_factory

Increased number of applicants to Bachelor’s Programmes

11. huhtikuu 2017

The field of Science and Technology attracted 11% more first priority applicants. In the Business and Economics programme offered in Helsinki, the increase was 8%.


Aalto Festival takes over the Helsinki metropolitan area in May

6. huhtikuu 2017

As Finland celebrates its 100th year of independence, Aalto University opens its annual festival showcasing the work of the schools of science, technology, arts, and business.

Campus Studies Science and art Press releases Cooperation Other

  • festival
  • Aalto_Open_Air
  • finland100
  • aalto_festival

Aalto University accepts 1033 applicants for master's studies

5. huhtikuu 2017

The application period for Aalto University’s master’s programmes ended on 25 January and the admission results have been published on 5 April 2017.


Aalto #5 in the world among Millennial universities

5. huhtikuu 2017

Times Higher Education ranking also puts Aalto at #27 among young universities aged 50 or younger.


  • Young_university
  • THE_ranking
  • Times_Higher_Education_ranking

Upcycling ‘fast fashion’ to reduce waste and pollution

4. huhtikuu 2017

Aalto’s Ioncell team presents their work at a meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Science and art

  • ecofashion
  • Ioncell
  • sustainainability

Nomination of candidates for 2018 Millennium Technology Prize

3. huhtikuu 2017

Technology Academy Finland (TAF) invites the scientific and innovation community around the world to nominate candidates during 3.4.–31.7.

Cooperation Other

  • Päivi_Törmä
  • TAF
  • millennium_technology_prize

Brain researchers move conference to Twitter

30. maaliskuu 2017

Follow #brainTC 20 April 2017 for recent advances in neuroscience.

Science and art Press releases Other

  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience
  • brainscience

Game Changers – Aalto's impact on society

30. maaliskuu 2017

Game Changers is a timeline with stories about people, events and innovations, which have had a great impact on Finnish society and economy.


  • Game_Changers
  • finland100

President recruitment process initiated

29. maaliskuu 2017

In its meeting of 28 March, the Aalto University Board decided to initiate the process of recruiting the next President of Aalto University.


  • president_recruitment
  • recruitment
  • anne_brunila

Aalto University ranked globally among top 100 within its key research areas

29. maaliskuu 2017

The academic results of the University continued to improve in 2016.

Press releases

  • board_report
  • Financial_statements_2016
  • Year_2016

ClimateLaunchPad green business idea competition is now open

29. maaliskuu 2017

Do you have a green business idea?


  • sustainainability
  • entrepreneurship
  • competition

Danish composer Kristian Eidnes Andersen visits Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture

28. maaliskuu 2017

Andersen has worked as a sound designer and composer on some of the most significant European films of the last two decades.

Campus Science and art Other

  • lecture

Study on nearly zero-energy buildings receives 350,000 euros in EU funding

28. maaliskuu 2017

The objective of researchers is to develop the production of nearly zero-energy buildings with wooden structures to improve energy and cost-efficiency.

Science and art Press releases

Aalto University students are producing an exhibition to commemorate Finland’s 100-years of independence

23. maaliskuu 2017

As Finland celebrates its 100th year of independence, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture honors its roots in nature as part of Milan Design Week.

Studies Science and art Press releases Cooperation Other

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