News & Events


The future townhouse can accommodate one, two or a group of people

27. August 2015

The multi-storey type of dwelling offers urban living in a small building and new opportunities for residential living in different life situations.


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  • energy_efficiency

Table Talks brings together food-themed design projects

26. August 2015

Students utilised their knowledge of food cultures and trends in the design process.

Studies, Cooperation

Better bureaucracy through design

26. August 2015

Service design can ease the stress of red tape and provide assistance via a single service point.

Studies, Cooperation

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  • design

The virtual world makes self-development possible

25. August 2015

According to a doctoral dissertation, using virtual worlds for learning and self-development require a new understanding of people.


Can you film debt?

3. July 2015

A research project in the cinematic arts examines the transition of the welfare society and challenges the technical traditions of documentary film.


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  • film
  • ARTS

11,741 bachelor's level applicants to Aalto University this spring

2. July 2015

The results of national joint applications to higher education institutions have been published through the Studyinfo service.

Studies, Other

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  • joint_applications

Bachelor’s degree selection results published through Studyinfo at the latest on 3 July

29. June 2015

Keep up-to-date through My Studyinfo -service


Open University courses in Autumn

25. June 2015

Courses are open to everyone regardless of their background or age.


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  • open_university

Two gold medals for Finnish entries in scenography exhibition in Prague

24. June 2015

Prizes were won both by Finland's student and professional sections.


Brainstorming students of architecture and engineering come up with smart solutions and wild ideas

17. June 2015

On the project course, 54 student teams generated ideas for a functional university campus, inventions for everyday life and innovative buildings.


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Aalto University continues coordinating the international Cumulus association

16. June 2015

More than half of Cumulus full members supported the School of Arts, Design and Architecture in the call for secretariat.


Wood Program exhibition opened in Tokyo, Japan

12. June 2015

The wood program as curriculum of Aalto University is introduced in Gallery A4, Tokyo Japan.


Weather Station exhibition features 10 Finnish sound and performance artists

11. June 2015

The Weather Station exhibition is an exhibition of events for new performative forms of Finnish sound art.


GD alumna awarded at Reuben's

9. June 2015



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The Academy of Finland grants funding in the field of culture and society

8. June 2015

The Academy’s Research Council for Culture and Society has granted funding to four Aalto University’s projects.


China wants the most skilled

5. June 2015

Yrjö Sotamaa and Aalto University have succeeded where others are still trying.

Cooperation, Other

Aalto University appoints new professors to the Tenure Track Career System

5. June 2015

The following persons have been appointed tenure track professors:


Cellulose turning into a supermaterial of the future

4. June 2015

Broad-based cooperation multiplying the value of Finnish wood.

Research, Cooperation

Jensen & Özadar winners in the RSA Design Competition

3. June 2015

Karina Jensen (Media Lab) together with Selim Özadar (Aalto BIZ) won the RSA Design Competition for Students / Water for All.


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Aalto Festival brought together thousands of participants in May

2. June 2015

The two-week festival featured over 40 events making the talents of Aalto University visible in Helsinki and Espoo.


Academy of Finland grants EUR 13.6 million to support profiling

29. May 2015

Funding will be used to cover the recruitment of professors to key research areas.

Other, Research

Media researchers set up an exhibition of novel interpretations of historical artworks

28. May 2015

A research group of the Department of Media has been in collaboration with the gallery to set up an exhibition Mix it up! which is open 29-31 May.

Cooperation, Other

Promising fashion designers awarded at Näytös15

25. May 2015

Collections with many skilfully crafted creations were presented at the Kattilahalli catwalk.


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.


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