Key card and access rights to premises

All the entrance doors and some of the inside doors of the buildings of the School of Business are electronically controlled and locked outside of the normal opening hours (Mon-Fri 8.00-19.30). To enter the premises i.e. to get access to the study halls, computer labs, group/independent study premises and sports facilities, you need a personal key card and a personal PIN-code.

You will receive the key card and pin-code during the orientation week or you can pick it up from Arkadia building (Technical Services). Read the instructions and return the key card confirmation form to the mail box of the main building entrance hall. The first key card is free of charge. Hold the card 5 cm distance from the card reader, remove the card and give your PIN-code and press #.

Payment for a lost card (and any additional new card) is 33 €, which you have to pay before receiving the new card to the account of School of Business: Nordea 166030-60460. When graduating from the School of Business, please return your key card to Technical Services in the Arkadia Building. Payment for an unreturned card is 84 €. Do not give your card to anyone else.

In case you lose your key card, you must report it immediately +358 50 520 8524 (between 8-12) and +358 50 402 7042 (12-16) or by Email vartija@aalto.fi. Report your full name and date of birth. You are liable for any damage due to unauthorized use of your key card from the moment of loss until the loss is reported.

Buildings and classrooms at the School of Business

Video of the campus premises

Main building

Address: Runeberginkatu 14-16 

The Main Building is open from 8 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. during the fall and spring terms.

The classrooms in the Main Building are denoted with A-xxx, B-xxx or C-xxx. The capital letters refer to the wings of the building, and xxx are numbers signifying the classrooms or offices. The first number indicates also the floor, e.g. the classroom A-410 is located on the fourth floor of A-wing. In the Main Building, A-wing is situated on the right, B-halls in the middle and C-wing on the left.

Offices and Services in the Main Building:

AYY Töölö office (Student Union service point)

Cafeteria Rafla for students and Proffa for personnel

Career Services Center

Classrooms and offices A-D

Computer Labs

Dean’s Office

International Affairs


IT Services

International Student Services (Student Exchange)

Communication Services

Language Studios

Student Services

Self-Study and Group Work Facilities

Unisport (Sports hall, gym, sauna)

Copy machines for students

Arkadia building

Address: Lapuankatu 2

The Arkadia building is open from 8 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. during the fall and spring terms.

In Arkadia building the halls marked with E are located close to Lapuankatu and the halls with F are close to Perhonkatu.


Offices and Services in the Arkadia building:

Administrative and Financial Offices

Classrooms and Offices (E-F)

Café Arkadia

CKIR Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research

CEMS programme office

Center for Markets in Transition, CEMAT

Computer Labs and Group-Work Computer Desks

Research Services

Department of Management Studies

Foundation of the Helsinki School of Economics

Department of Marketing


Arkadiankatu 28

In Arkadia 28 there is one classroom used by the School of Business and it is located on the left on the third floor.

Small Business Center


Chydenia building

Address: Runeberginkatu 22-24

The Chydenia building is open from 8 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. during the fall and spring terms.

Offices and Services in the Arkadia building:

Classrooms and Offices (G-H)

Cafeteria Chydenia for personnel and students

Computer Labs

Departments of Accounting and Finance

Department of Information and Service Economy

Group Work Facilities

Economicum building

Address: Arkadiankatu 7

Offices and Services in the Economicum building:

Department of Economics

Other facilities at the School of Business

Töölö Campus Library