Second application round for the CCIS Master's programme lasts until 3 May

21. huhtikuu 2017

The six majors in the programme seek IT experts to study for a Master of Science in Technology degree.


  • computer_security
  • communications_engineering
  • Computer_Communication_and_Information_Sciences
  • CCIS
  • computer_science

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

A new method developed for measuring carbon nanotubes

19. huhtikuu 2017

With this method can be measured e.g. the number of single walled carbon nanotubes and their concentration in a carbon nanotube layer.

Science and art

  • nanotechnology
  • carbon_nanotubes

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

Aalto-2 satellite launched into space

18. huhtikuu 2017

The launch from Cape Canaveral was successful and Aalto-2 is on its way towards the International Space Station.

Master the technology, sky is the limit

18. huhtikuu 2017

The four-day LUMA course allows one to dive into nanotechnology and discover: technology is a tool that allows one to do their own thing.

Studies Science and art

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.


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

People find changes in user interfaces annoying

12. huhtikuu 2017

A new model of visual learning can be used to efficiently assess the learnability of user interfaces that have changed.

Science and art Press releases

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%.


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

Zigzagging field robot created in a three-month sprint

9. huhtikuu 2017

Students' daring and innovative project work delighted participants at the Mechatronic Circus.


Otaniemi high voltage laboratory to Fortum’s use

7. huhtikuu 2017

Co-operation between the industry, researchers and students becomes closer than ever.

Campus Cooperation

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 #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

Aalto-2 satellite to be launched after Easter

5. huhtikuu 2017

The new launch date has been set for Tuesday, 18 April.

Science and art

Best Student Paper Award to the Antennas and Propagation Research Group

5. huhtikuu 2017

They have received the Award at 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation on March 24, 2017.


Algorithms can exploit human perception in graph design

5. huhtikuu 2017

Algorithms can now exploit models and measures of human perception to generate scatterplot designs.

Press releases

  • computer_science
  • algorithm

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.


Alumnus Casper von Koskull hosted the alumni meet-and-greet in Stockholm

4. huhtikuu 2017

Alumni gathered to hear the latest developments of Aalto and the start-up community that has grown in and around the university.


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

Aalto projects in Africa focusing on supporting problem-based learning and energy efficiency

31. maaliskuu 2017

Projects in Africa granted funding by Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Science and art Cooperation

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

ClimateLaunchPad green business idea competition is now open

29. maaliskuu 2017

Do you have a green business idea?


  • sustainainability
  • entrepreneurship
  • competition

Funding for research on child language experiences and medieval & renaissance manuscripts

29. maaliskuu 2017

The international Digging into Data programme combines the humanities with technology.

Science and art

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