Aalto University is listed amongst the top universities in Finland for international students. The university is a multidisciplinary community with a focus in science, art technology and business programmes. Aalto University has six schools offering Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctoral programmes in all the fields of study.
Why study at Aalto University?
- Interestingly, it is one of the best universities in Finland. Obtaining a degree from here get you going for a successful career.
- Almost no tuition fee: Students get large discounts on transport, lodging, and dining. Except for the joint programs, Aalto University charges no tuition fees.
- Aalto University School of Business is the first business school in the Nordic countries to have received all three labels of excellence from the world’s leading business school accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. This Triple Crown status is an honour held by only a few business schools worldwide.
- Freedom studying in a foreign country: From the beginning of your studies, you will get to participate in interesting projects and hone your practical skills. The blossoming startup scene and initiatives like Aalto Design Factory help our students generate real businesses out of their dreams and ideas. Aalto University has extensive partnerships with over 400 universities worldwide. For example, the School of Business has exchange programs with some of the best business schools in the world.
Aalto University Schools
- School of Arts, Design and Architecture
- School of Business
- School of Chemical Technology
- School of Electrical Engineering
- School of Engineering
- School of Science
Some schools in Finland offer low tuition fee, while some other public universities offer no tuition fee but students get to pay the examination fee and some other service charges.
Please note: Tuition fees for Bachelor and Master programmes are subject to annual fees for non-EU/EEA citizens. Programmes taught in Finnish or Swedish are free of charge for all students.
International joint degree programmes have their own tuition fees and scholarship schemes. For more information, please visit the programmes’ webpage: http://www.aalto.fi/en/studies/education/international_double_degree_programmes/
There are several ways to fund your studies at Aalto University. Future non-EU/EEA students applying to Aalto University Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes as well as Nordic Master programmes are eligible to apply for scholarships awarded from the Aalto University Scholarship programme. Certain international joint degree programmes have their own tuition fees and scholarship schemes. There are also some possibilities to apply for a scholarship outside Aalto University.
There several scholarships available. Scholarship programme seeks to recognize talented non-EU/EEA students across the world by awarding academic excellence. Scholarships may cover 50% or 100% of the tuition fee. The number of scholarships awarded is limited and depends on the budget available to the programme.
The University is also building an incentive scholarship system in which an additional waiver will be rewarded to students who have made good progress in their studies.
Applicants apply for the scholarships at the same time they apply for their preferred study options with the same application form. The scholarship decision is given together with the admission decision. The decisions on the awarded scholarships are made on the basis of the academic merits of the students selected to study in the programmes.
If you’re planning to study at Aalto University, does not offer any scholarships to cover living costs in Finland. Students are expected to cover all living expenses and other study-related costs from their pocket.
Aalto University nurtures students to become tomorrow’s leaders. There are very interesting courses to study here which are accredited by Finnish education and degree obtained from any of its schools are globally accepted. For more information on how to begin your application into any study program, visit the official webpage on http://www.aalto.fi/en/studies/