News & Events


28.5. Media Lab Demo Day

20. May 2015

Our open for all spring party and “exhibition” Demo Day happens, as always, in the end of May.

Studies, Other

Container 'Kontti' invites you to explore Aalto Festival

20. May 2015

Aalto University students guide the public in the festival's information point, Kontti, located in the Mauno Koivisto Square in Kamppi, Helsinki.


Auditor's report meets antimatter

13. May 2015

Welcome to the installation lectures of Aalto University professors on 28 May!


Dept of Media minor subject studies

5. May 2015

Applications only 1.-15.5.2015.


Two textile students selected as finalists for the Dorothy Waxman Textile Design Prixe 2015

5. May 2015

MA-students Aoi Yoshizawa and Hanna-Kaisa Korolainen textile collections are exhibited at TALKING TEXTILES in New York May 9-19.

Honored, Studies

Aalto University art and design ranked 14th in university comparison

29. April 2015

Also other areas of technology, arts, and business did very well in the QS ranking

Honored, Other

  • QS
  • QS_ranking
  • Ranking
  • Subject
  • Art_and_design

Elina Määttänen impresses Vogue veteran

29. April 2015

Aalto University students shine at Hyères final with courage, playfulness, and knowledge of materials.


Student produce ideas for improving energy efficiency

27. April 2015

The goal of the Energy Efficiency competition was to find new solutions and best practices for improving energy efficiency on the campuses.


  • energy

Honourable mention to Ahlava and Sotamaa in Guggenheim competition

23. April 2015

“Kissing Helsinki” the most successful Finnish proposal for design.

Honored, Cooperation

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  • guggenheim
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  • kissing_helsinki

A unique vision can take you far in the games industry

23. April 2015

Students, industry professionals, and various companies all met for the fourth time at this year's Aalto in the Game event.

Studies, Cooperation

Aalto University – the driver of the multidisciplinary bioeconomy

22. April 2015

Professors, researchers, representatives from industry and other interested stakeholders met at Dean's Circle event.

Studies, Research, Cooperation

Matti Niinimäki nominated as the Artisan of the Year

20. April 2015

Niinimäki represents the maker culture which is a contemporary subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture.


The best of the best Tapio Vapaasalo Emeritus Professor

17. April 2015

Congratulations to all Aalto ARTS winners in The Best of Finnish Advertising and Design 2014 competition!


Works from Department of Design on display at Milan Furniture Fair

14. April 2015

Aalto University students demonstrate their skills at the Milan Furniture Fair from 14 to 19 April.


Design thinking supports learning in many ways

9. April 2015

The LEAD project created prototypes of digital tools encouraging independence and participation, among other things.

Studies, Research

Juuso Tervo was awarded to receive the 2015 Elliot Eisner Doctoral Research Award

8. April 2015

Corrosive Subjectifications: Theorizing Radical Politics of Art Education in the Intersection of Jacques Rancière and Giorgio Agamben


  • arteducation
  • Taidekasvatus

All About Me competition challenges students to design a digital Finland

1. April 2015

The competition invites students to develop new kinds of creative ways of presenting the public administration register data of Finnish citizens.


Goodbye to MP3s: Music Listeners are Happy with streaming services

31. March 2015

Young adults shuffle between two main service providers to find the music they want to hear. CDs and even digital files have become outdated.


  • digi
  • MP3

Alumni winner detected

30. March 2015

Matti Tuominen, graduated from Graphic Design, is the winner of the Print magazine Typography and Lettering Awards in the Typography category.


  • tuominen
  • typography
  • typografia

Storytelling and filmmaking live and change with the times

26. March 2015

New forms of filmmaking bring changes to the familiar roles. Professor Jarmo Lampela to engage with these challenges as the next Head of Drama for YLE


  • film
  • jarmo_lampela
  • film_directing
  • screenwriting
  • producing

With spring comes Aalto Festival!

20. March 2015

Aalto Festival is a collection of events, exhibitions, and seminars, showcasing the talents of Aalto University students, graduates and faculty.


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Open data can and should also be used for commercial purposes

17. March 2015

Aalto University and the City of Helsinki organised an Innovative City ® seminar, Open data 2015, at the School of Business on 10 March 2015.


Nomination period for the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize begins

16. March 2015

Aalto University is a strategic partner of TAF.


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Otaniemi becoming a versatile urban area

10. March 2015

The development of the campus is proceeding in cooperation with all operators in the area.


Intuition can be consciously utilised

5. March 2015

Intuition is an important tool, e.g. for problem solving. It can be developed just like any other skill, a new doctoral study indicates.


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