Aalto University

Our purpose
and values

Our purpose is to shape a sustainable future

In our living strategy, our long-term direction is defined by our purpose of shaping a sustainable future, our three values of responsibility, courage and collaboration, and our way of working. We choose development areas and actions that best drive us towards our purpose. As a community, we proactively and continuously re-evaluate these choices.

Our shared values are responsibility, courage and collaboration


Working for a better world, we act sustainably for the wellbeing of all.


Taking on challenges with agility, creativity and passion, we aim high.


Diversity is part of who we are and we foster an empowered community that shines by working together.