Aalto University consists of six schools, Arts, Business, Chemical Technology, Electrical Engineering, Engineering and Science, which are all leading and renowned institutions in their respective fields. The main campus is located in Espoo.
AE faculty contract with the School of Electrical Engineering
About 2/3 of your courses have to be taken at the School of Electrical Engineering. Except for the Business and Art and Design schools, all other schools are open to exchange students for the remaining 1/3 of courses.
Students are welcome to take some interdisciplinary studies such as University Wide Studies and cross-school courses. For cross-school courses no special pre-requisites are needed since these are predefined minor courses.
There is a list of available pre-defined minor course packages at BSc and MSc level. Interesting minors to choose courses from could be:
Analytics and Data Sciences
Space Sciences and Technology
For University Wide Studies also business related courses are possible:
University Wide Business Studies (UWBS)
“Introduction to Strategic Management”, “Managing knowledge and knowledge-intensive organizations”, “Basics in Research and Development”
Cross-school courses, or full minors, are for instance the Aaltonaut programme (BSc level) and the Aalto Ventures programme (MSc level). The former focusses on teamwork and communication skills reinforcing the entrepreneurial attitude whereas the latter is a good option for students interested in product and service development in a start-up.
More examples are:
Full Minors (“cross-school course”)
“Aalto Nuclear Safety”, “Aaltonaut (Global Business Dynamics”, “Advanced Energy Solutions Minor”, “Analytics and Data Science”
BSc students are allowed to follow MSc level courses as long as they full fill the pre-requisites.
The university offers Finish courses for exchange students, as well.
English Language Statement from TU Delft.
Students to this university are eligible for the Erasmus Grant.
Students can apply for housing at the foundation of student housing, placement is not guaranteed.