The admissions to the two-year master’s programmes at Aalto University are organised once a year. The application period for studies beginning in the autumn of 2022 runs from 1 December 2021 to 3 January 2022.
How to apply to Aalto
Aalto University has an extensive selection of different programmes and multiple student selections. On this page you can find information on how to apply to Aalto as well as links to the application guidelines and admission criteria for bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes.
Application periods for studies starting in 2023
- Applying to master's programmes: to be published later
- Joint application to higher education, spring 2023 (Bachelor's programmes in English): 4–18 January 2023
- Joint application to Finnish/Swedish degree programmes, spring 2023 (Bachelor's programmes in Finnish/Swedish): 15–30 March 2023
Applying to Bachelor's Programmes in English
The application period for bachelor's programmes in English is 4–18 January 2023 for studies starting in autumn 2023.
The application period for the Bachelor's Programme in Design is organised 5-19 January 2022. Applicants are selected to complete the degrees Bachelor and Master of Arts.
Admission to Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology, Bachelor and Master of Science in Technology (3 yrs + 2 yrs)
The application period for Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology (taught in English) will be organised 5 - 19 January 2022. Applicants are selected to complete the degrees Bachelor and Master of Science in Technology. Admission is based on either the SAT or the ACT test results or on the grades obtained in the Finnish Matriculation Examination, or in the IB, EB or DIA/RP diploma.
Admission to the Bachelor’s Programme in Economics, Bachelor and Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration (3 + 2 years)
The application period for Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Economics (taught in English) will be organised 5 - 19 January 2022. Applicants are selected to complete the degrees Bachelor and Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration. Admission is based on either SAT/ACT test results or grades obtained in Finnish Matriculation Examination, IB-, EB- or RP -degree. There are also admission groups based on applicants performance in Talousguru, Finnish National High School Mathematics Competition or Datatähti contest as well as transfer student admission.
Admission to the Bachelor's Programme in International Business, Bachelor (Mikkeli) and Master (Otaniemi) of Science in Economics and Business Administration (3 yrs + 2 yrs)
The application period for Bachelor’s Programme in International Business (taught in English) will be organized during the application period for Joint Application to Higher Education during 5–19 January 2022 (admission groups I-III). Applicants are selected to pursue a BSc degree (Econ. and Bus. Admin.) in the Bachelor’s Programme in International Business at the School of Business Mikkeli Campus and a MSc degree (Econ. and Bus. Admin.) in one of the School of Business Master’s programmes at the Otaniemi Campus.
Students may apply for transfer to a bachelor’s programme or study option if they hold a right to study towards a bachelor’s and master's degree at another Finnish higher education institution or towards a different degree at Aalto University.
Applying to Master's Programmes
Applying to Doctoral Programmes
Doctoral programmes of Aalto prepare to become highly qualified researchers and experts in most demanding positions. Doctoral education is carried out in a unique multidisciplinary international scientific community.
International Joint Degree Programmes
Aalto University offers international joint programmes that have separate application periods and admission procedures than the rest of the Master's Programmes offered by Aalto University.
Non-degree studies, Exchange Studies, Studies under the flexible study right agreement (JOO)
Aalto University believes that education must offer more possibilities than ready-made solutions.
Scholarships and Tuition Fees
Bachelor's and Master's programmes have a tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens. Prospective students subject to tuition fees can apply for Aalto University Scholarship.
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