Welcome to study Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University!

Theory meets practice at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Our school focuses on learning by means of practical assignments and projects.

An inspiring atmosphere leads to enthusiastic, student-centred learning that emphasises creativity and critical thinking. Our students produce human-centred living, well-being, learning and working environments.

We offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral education in the fields of arts and technology. You can find all our degree programmes at the studies.aalto.fi website.

Art allows us to see the world in a new way and provides a new perspective on reality, enriching society in Finland and internationally!


The School of Arts, Design and Architecture provides education for professionals possessing a high degree of artistic and technological skill, such as communication, environmental and industrial designers, design leaders, film, set and photography, and architecture professionals, art teachers, visual art professionals, artisan masters, applied arts researchers, interior design architects and trend analysts.


ARTS spring 2014. Photo Leena Ylä-Lyly


At Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, you can complete the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts, a three-year lower degree
  • Bachelor of Science in Technology, a three-year lower degree
  • Master of Arts, a two-year higher degree
  • Masters of Science in Architecture or in Landscape Architecture, two-year higher degrees
  • Doctor of Arts, a postgraduate degree
  • Doctor of Science (Architecture), a postgraduate degree

Instruction is provided in five different departments.



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