Students choose 25 credits of elective studies. As elective studies, students can complete a minor and/or take individual courses. Individual elective courses can also be taken from other programmes at Aalto University or other Finnish universities through Flexible Study Right (JOO).

Entrepreneurial and multidisciplinary Aalto studies are recommended. Foreign students are encouraged to take Finnish courses.

Also studies completed abroad during student exchange can be included in the elective studies (exchange studies can also form an international minor or be included in the major). Work experience completed in Finland or abroad can also be included in Elective Studies.

Elective studies can be included in your studies in accordance with the Degree Regulations. Normally any university-level course may be chosen as free elective, also Bachelor level courses..

Courses may be taken from all schools of Aalto university, as part of JOO-studies from other Finnish universities or as an exchange student from universities abroad.

You may choose courses from other Aalto schools, from other Finnish universities or from universities abroad as exchange studies. Practical training belongs also under elective studies. Read more under Planning your studies.