Ranking  266   3
Country Finland
City Helsinki
Bachelor (foreigners)13,841 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)17,302 USD/year.
Cost of living $778-1,506 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 20%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1849
Teachers 1,375
Students 12,304
Foreigners 12%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Labor et scientia
• Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi
• European University Association (EUA)
• Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
World ranking266
Country ranking3
Academic Reputation223
Employer Reputation233
Quality of teaching69
International Faculty190
International Students377
Citations per Faculty198
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology133
Natural Science185
Social Sciences and Management183
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science151
Economics & Business101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking266
QS World University Rankings140
ARWU Academic Ranking401
Cost of living in Helsinki
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 380 527
Food 240 484
Transportation 46 187
Communications and utilities 50 65
Clothing 30 112
Sports and leisure 32 130
Accommodation in Helsinki USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre383
Shared room in city centre533
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre602
1 bedroom apartment in city centre797
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة آلتو
German Aalto-Universität
Spanish Universidad Aalto
fi Aalto-yliopisto
French Université Aalto
Japanese アアルト大学
Korean 알토대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Aalto
Russian Университет Аалто
Chinese 阿尔托大学
Location on map
Aalto University or Aalto-yliopisto - public higher education institution in Finland. Aalto University began its activity in 1849. Inside the city of Helsinki the university has built its own suburban campus.

University ranking. Aalto University is among the best educational institutions in Finland, that is among the top 5 universities according to the national rankings. Aalto University is one of the most famous and prestigious universities in the world. Strong suits of the university are: «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Computer Science», «Economics & Business». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 300 in the international rating. International rankings note that the university is popular among employers.

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. High competition at Aalto University allows only 1 out of 5 applicants to be accepted. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 13,841 USD. Doing your master’s studies at Aalto University is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 17,302 USD. On the official website (http://www.aalto.fi) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Aalto University is medium in scale, teaching no more than 13 thousand students at a time. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. The ratio is 1 foreign student to 8 local ones. The education is provided by more than 1400 teachers and professors. Многие преподаватели Aalto University - иностранные специалисты. The university participates in a variety of international exchange programs between students and academic staff. The university is present on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, so if you want to know more about its daily happenings and events this is the place to go.

Infrastructure of Aalto University. The students have access to the university’s library. It is a member of European University Association (EUA), as well as Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER).

Aalto University - Official Description

Aalto University’s mission is to build a better and stronger Finland. Here science and arts meet technology and business. Aalto University was established in 2010 through a merger of three renowned universities in the Helsinki metropolitan area in Finland. Aalto University is about cross-disciplinary projects and learning in practice. Students are encouraged and supported to excel both in their studies and their future careers. Many of them already have a vast work experience by the time they graduate. Aalto University offers more than 90 degree programmes at bachelor, master and doctoral level, leading to degrees in the fields of technology, business, art, design and architecture. The combination of fields brings a whole new dimension to studying: in addition to the traditional degree options, you can tailor a unique study experience to meet your interests and career goals. Aalto University encourages its students to engage in multidisciplinary projects and practice-oriented learning. The inspiring atmosphere stems from passionate, student-oriented learning that emphasises creativity as well as critical thinking. Aalto University’s graduates are provided with a wide range of skills, valued in positions requiring high-level expertise with 83% of those with a master’s degree finding employment in their field immediately after graduation.

Description of Aalto University

Established in 2010, Aalto University is a new university with centuries of experience. It was created from the merger of three Finnish universities: The Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki University of Technology and The University of Art and Design Helsinki. From the 1st of January 2012 Aalto University consists of six schools, which are the following: School of Arts, Design and Architecture School of Chemical Technology School of Economics School of Electrical Engineering School of Engineering School of Science Aalto University works towards a better world through top-quality research, interdisciplinary collaboration, pioneering education, surpassing traditional boundaries, and enabling renewal. The University educates responsible, broadminded experts with a comprehensive understanding of complex subjects to act as society's visionaries. The national mission of Aalto University is to support Finland’s success and contribute to Finnish society, its internationalization and competitiveness, and to promote the welfare of its people through high quality research and education
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