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Aalto Global Impact moves to Otaniemi campus
Väre is located in the heart of Aalto University’s Otaniemi campus. Photo: Mikko Raskinen
Aalto Global Impact team will move in Väre building in Otaniemi during this summer. Väre will open in September when Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture starts operating in its new facilities. The growing campus will enhance collaboration within Aalto.
“The new location enables us to work even more closely with the colleagues from multidisciplinary Master’s programs and researchers interested in global societal impact”, says Teija Lehtonen, director of Aalto Global Impact.
Aalto Global Impact will be located in the same office space with IDBM and Creative Sustainability Master’s programs, and Aalto Sustainability Hub. Aalto Global Impact team promotes and facilitates Aalto University’s research and education for global sustainable development.
“Our activities are open for all students and researchers. We facilitate and implement sustainability projects globally, initiate and mobilize funding for new research and innovation projects, and engage stakeholders in a global network”, Lehtonen says.
Väre building is located in the address Otaniementie 14.
This post was written by Outi Puukko