Since 2012, Aalto Global Impact collaborates across disciplines and sectors for sustainability. Aalto Global Impact was established five years ago in 2012 to promote and facilitate Aalto University’s educational and research programmes for societal impact globally. Multidisciplinarity, real-life challenges and partnerships based on cross-stakeholder collaboration are central to Aalto Global Impact’s work. ‘Five years ago Read more >
Apply now: Sustainable Global Technologies (SGT) Studio course
Join SGT Studio student projects in East Africa, Nepal or Mexico! SGT Programme offers five real-life development cases for Aalto students in spring 2018 (periods III-V).
In 2017 the multidisciplinary student teams worked in international development projects in Mexico, Tanzania and Greece. The projects focused on water and sanitation-related issues, refugee crisis, sustainable tourism and local economic development. One example is the Upward Spiral -initiative with focus on sanitation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Teams are formed based on balanced mix of students from different study fields and suitability to each project. Note that some background studies or experience in development is highly recommended. 4-5 students per project team will be selected.
Find out more about the projects in MyCourses page – apply by 16 October!
This post was written by Outi Puukko