The Department of Design, a home for most of the FaCT studies is located inside the Väre building of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Otaniemi, in the eastern part of Espoo 20 minutes away from the city center of Helsinki. It’s a multifunctional space consisting of showrooms, offices, restaurants, classrooms and workshops.

Learning Services
The Learning Services HelpDesk is a place where you can handle study-related matters, register for the academic year, and pick up your official transcript of records. Check the Into portal for more detailed opening hours and contact information.

More information: Into portal


Career Services

The School of Arts, Design and Architecture’s Career Services provides information on jobs and internship placements, supports internships financially, organises job hunting and career planning trainings and events and helps students develop their working life skills. Aalto CareerWeb offers e.g. a job and internship recruiting portal as well as information on career planning and events related to that.

Aalto CareerWeb


Learning Centre and Library

The Learning Centre offers library services, expert services and study and works spaces. The library serves students and university staff as well as customers from outside the university. In addition to book collections, the campus libraries provide facilities for studying and guidance services for information searches.

Learning Centre
Aalto University Library


Student Organisations

Aalto University Student Union — AYY

Aalto University Student Union (AYY) is a 15 000 members strong student organization. AYY is a self-governing community subject to public law and its status is defined in the Finnish student union act.

The Aalto University Student Union (AYY) service point is located in Arabia. The AYY service point handles, for example, student card matters and provides a place to buy and sell used course books.

The Aalto University Student Union



TOKYO is a student organisation inside the Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture. TOKYO supports the goals of the students by taking an active role in public discourse in and out of Aalto University.




NuDe or Nuoret Designerit (“young designers”) is the student organisation of the department of Design which organises events, seminars, parties and excursions (like the annual Stockholm Furniture Fair excursion in February).



Printing and Graphic Services

Unigrafia produces a wide range of printing and graphic services. More detailed service descriptions and other information are available on the Unigrafia website.



Restaurants and Cafés

Information on restaurants and cafés on the Aalto University campus. The opening hours and lunch menus and other more detailed information are available on the restaurant websites.

Campus Restaurants and Cafés