Aalto University

Name in original language: 
Aalto University
Hämeentie 135 C
FI-00076
AALTO

Description

In its field the Aalto Univeristy School of Art and Design is a dynamic international university that promotes the development of creative industries, the regeneration of the national culture, artistic edification and innovative entrepreneurship based on sustainable development. School of Art and Design is part of a local concentration of universities and polytechnics, which will provide international-level conditions for high-standard research, teaching, artistic endeavour and effective innovation. School of Art and Design participates in active cooperation with industry and commerce, culture and the surrounding society. To achieve its aims it also networks with the best international universities and centres of learning. Values and Strategy http://www.taik.fi/en/about_taik/values_&_strategy.html

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The Aalto Universitys School of Art and Design has been a leader in art and design education for over 138 years. It is an international postgraduate university institution with students from over 50 countries. It offers doctorate, master and bachelor degrees in a wide range of disciplines - fine art, design, new media, art education, visual culture, motion picture and production design. School of Art and Design is a pioneer in research and in developing interdisciplinary study programmes. We also provide open-university teaching and additional professional training. An international spirit and the English language are part of our everyday life. Almost 19 percent of our students come from abroad, making us Finland’s most international university. The School supports innovation activities through its business incubator Arabus and innovation service unit Designium and life-long learning through education and development services

Name of contact person: 
Eija Salmi

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