Aalto University was founded in 2010 as Helsinki University of Technology, the Helsinki School of Economics and the University of Art and Design Helsinki were merged. The university is a multidisciplinary community where science and art meet technology and business, committed to identifying and solving major societal challenges and building an innovative future.
We are building competitive edge by combining knowledge from different disciplines to identify and solve complex challenges, and to educate future visionaries and experts.
Aalto University is an internationally unique combination of fields where science and art meet business and technology. The university has seven key research areas which relate to promoting and maintaining Finnish competitiveness and welfare through renewal and entrepreneurship:
Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. People are the ones who create Aalto: they enable world class research, provide pioneering education, create trend-setting art and empower society-renewing collaboration. Join our international community!