Aalto University School of Art and Design

Helsinki, Finland Aalto University
The School of Arts, Design and Architecture is part of Aalto University, which is a multidisciplinary university operating in the fields of technology, business and commerce, and the arts. Aalto builds on Finnish strengths and its objective is to become one of the leading universities in the world as a unique entity.



We offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral education in the fields of arts and technology.


The most important topics of research relate to the fields of art, design, digital media, audiovisual communications, visual culture, urban planning and architecture with wellbeing and sustainable development as an all-encompassing theme.

As a powerful actor in its research field, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture attracts a good many international researchers and doctoral students of which nearly 20 % are international.

Master's Programmes

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Aalto University School of Art and Design!

Student Life

Campus life

  • Arabia campus

The Arabia campus area is a rapidly developing ‘centre of creativity’ that has focused particularly on art, design and technology.

  • Otaniemi campus

The Otaniemi campus has the highest concentration of high technology in the Nordic countries. A unique combination of education, study and business is densely packed into this small area.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.