School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Helsinki
Finland’s Aalto University was formed in 2010 when the country’s oldest art school TaiK merged with Helsinki University of Technology and the Helsinki School of Economics.
The university’s school of arts, design and architecture is world renowned and a leader in the field of arts, media and design research offering a diverse mix of bachelors, masters and PhD programmes.
Media Centre Lume – the national audiovisual media research centre – is central to the university, placing Aalto right at the forefront of the modern dichotomy between art and technology.
Previous alumni of the university include legendary Finnish designers such as Tapio Wirkkala and Kaj Franck.