The International Design Business Management (IDBM) is a joint master's programme between all the Schools of Aalto University: School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Business, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering and School of Science. IDBM educates students with arts, business and engineering backgrounds to make better business with meaningful innovations and design, providing a strategic view into design-intensive businesses management. Graduates of the IDBM programme will be able to drive innovation and lead initiatives to undertake new business ventures within global environments.

Academically rigorous and practice-oriented IDBM programme prepares students to lead and collaborate in multi-disciplinary teams. The objective is to gain knowledge in multiple disciplines and to learn to connect one's own disciplinary expertise to a wider multi-disciplinary design business framework. During a six-month long real-life industry project students explore and develop innovative product, service and business concepts. Projects are coached by multi-disciplinary faculty and expert industry tutors.

The global approach of IDBM program prepares students to work in multi-cultural settings and collaborate across national and cultural boundaries. On the practical level, the global aspect refers to the continuous development of international networks through student selection, industry cooperation, research activities and study exchange.


  1. Kursseille ja tentteihin ilmoittautuminen siirtyy Sisuun 9.8 | Anmälan till kurser och tentamina flyttar till Sisu 9.8. | Register for courses and exams on Sisu starting from 9 August 7 hours ago
  2. Remote studying together (Wednesdays and Thursdays) | Etäopiskelua yhdessä (keskiviikkoisin ja torstaisin): Starting Point of Wellbeing goes Co-Studying 10.05.2021
  3. Solve the SDGs online hackathon calling Aalto community to join 28-30.5 10.05.2021
  4. Ilmoittautuminen lukuvuodelle 2021-2022 | Anmälning för läsåret 2021–2022 | Enrolment for Academic Year 2021-2022 06.05.2021
  5. MFA-tunnistautuminen vaaditaan vpn-palvelussa toukokuussa | MFA authentication will be needed in vpn services in May 05.05.2021
  6. Opintolainahyvityksen voi saada, vaikka koronaepidemia viivästytti valmistumista | Studielånskompensation kan beviljas även om coronaepidemin fördröjt studierna | Student loan compensation can be granted even if coronavirus epidemic delayed graduation 03.05.2021
  7. MFA-tunnistautuminen pakolliseksi opiskelijoille | MFA identification mandatory for students | MFA-identifiering obligatorisk för studenter 29.04.2021
  8. Welcome Evening for new Master’s students at Aalto University School of Business 8.9.2021 28.04.2021
  9. Verkossa häiriö tiistaina 27.4.2021 klo 12.33- 13.10 | Disturbance in network on Tuesday, 27 April 2021 at 12.33 – 13.10 27.04.2021
  10. CEMS MIM -ohjelmasta lähtölaukaus kansainväliselle uralle, info-tilaisuuksia toukokuussa | CEMS MIM-programmet, startskott för en internationell karriär – infotillfällen i maj | Kick start your international career with CEMS MIM – info sessions in May 26.04.2021