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Aalto-yliopiston perustieteiden korkeakoulu
Aalto-universitetets högskola för teknikvetenskaper
|Dean||Professor Jouko Lampinen|
|Campus||Urban, Inner City|
Aalto University School of Science (Aalto SCI, Finnish: Aalto-yliopiston perustieteiden korkeakoulu, Swedish: Aalto-universitetets högskola för teknikvetenskaper) is a part of the Aalto University and is one of the four schools of technology established from the former Aalto University School of Science and Technology on 1 January 2011. Aalto University (Finnish: Aalto-yliopisto, Swedish: Aalto-universitetet) is a Finnish university established on January 1, 2010 in the merger of the Helsinki University of Technology (1849-), Helsinki School of Economics (1904-) and University of Art and Design Helsinki (1871-).
Aalto University School of Science consists of seven departments and two separate institutes. The School of Science and its units are located in various facilities on the Otaniemi campus, Espoo.
In addition, the School is the host of European Institute of Innovation and Technology EIT ICT Labs Helsinki Node.
Aalto University School of Science has five Centres of Excellence in Research funded by the Academy of Finland. In three of them, the School cooperates with other universities. The Centres of Excellence are in the forefront of their field in international terms.
Aalto University School of Science launched four strategic initiatives in 2012.
The fifth strategic initiative focuses on student care and support with the aim of supporting students and their wellbeing at the School of Science.
Aalto University's ranking in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities ARWU (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), field Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences is 151-200. In Times Higher Education ranking 2014, Aalto University was ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and the best university in Finland for Engineering and Technology subjects.
The Aalto University School of Science offers a comprehensive range of university degrees at the Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels. The School of Science follows a two-phase degree structure. The students first complete a lower degree (Bachelor of Science in Technology) and then a higher degree (Master of Science in Technology).
Bachelor's degree is a lower university degree, which requires students to complete 180 credits (ECTS). It can be completed in three academic years of full-time study. In Aalto University School of Science, studies leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Technology are offered in Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering Physics and Mathematics, Information Networks, and Industrial Engineering and Management. Bachelor level studies are available in Finnish/Swedish only.
Master of Science in Technology is a higher university degree, which requires students to complete 120 credits (ECTS). The degree can be completed in two academic years of full-time study. Aalto University School of Science offers ten Master's programmes in English. Three of the programmes are double degree programmes offered with international partner universities.
The programmes offered are:
The goal of the Doctoral Programme of School of Science is to train doctors in physics, nanomedicine, mathematics, computer science and industrial engineering. The 9 research fields offered by the Doctoral Programme represent the School's strong research traditions.
PUS-Basket is the basketball club of Aalto University School of Science. Although PUS-Basket is a club representing a university, the club's teams compete in the 3rd and 4th highest levels of Finnish basketball leagues.