For new Media Lab students, Fall 2017

Orientation for all new students in Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture will be organised on 28-29 of August. The programme is here: Orientation and any changes for the schedule will be updated in there too.


This is the orientation programme for new students starting in Department of Media programmes: 


MONDAY 21.8.


NEW INFO, NEW SCHEDULE (update Mon 14.35): 



Mon 21.8.        A123


        08.00–11.00        Student registration

        ‪11.00–‪12.00        Welcoming words; Anna & Sara: practical info for new students

        12.00–13.15        Lunch

        13.15–14.30        Programme introductions

        14.30–16.00           Assignment & creating teams. Hall of Fame sheets etc.


Tue 22.8.         A123


‪09.15–11.00         Icebreaker Human Map  

        11.00–12.00        Announcing groups & formats

        12.00–13.15        Lunch

        13.15–16.00        Group presentations


Wed 23.8.        Miestentie Room 426


        ‪09.15–16.00        Student presentations with student tutors


Thu 24.8.


        09.15-14.30         Working time


Fri 25.8.           Miestentie Room 426

09.15–16.00          Tutoring all groups at Miestentie 3 


Mon 28.8.        U121A (Sound), U121B (Game)


09.15–9.45                        Sound & Game group tutoring


Wed 30.8.        Miestentie Room 426


09.15-16.00          Tutoring all groups at Miestentie 3


Thu 31.8.         Space open


        09.15-16.00         Building the exhibition


Fri 1.9.             Space open                  


        09.15-16.00         Critique

        19:00??                Opening of the exhibition!!!



Mon 11.8.                    All day – closing the exhibition, moving things back



Material for new degree students has been gathered to Into:


On the page you can find for example

- orientation programmes

- tutorial videos for Into and WebOodi

- contact information of student tutors


Material for new exchange students can be found here:


The study periods are listed here

For Media Lab students: 


Your tutoring teachers are Markku Reunanen in New Media Design and Production, Antti Ikonen in Sound in New Media, and Miikka Junnila in Game Design and Production. Your study coordinator is Anna Arsniva.


Media Lab student tutors:


Student tutors of New Media Design and Production
Andreas Wiberg Sode, +35841754 9982
Hazal Alkan, +3584492011 56
Laura Meskanen-Kundu, +358469531601
Sen Sourya,

Student tutor of Game Design and Production 
Lassi Vapaakallio,

Student tutors of Sound in New Media 
Harri Dammert +358400282877
J.Camilo Sánchez Carranco, +358469531601 


Coordinating tutor:

Kilian Kottmeier, +358449696110 



Your study guides 

Please note, your degree requirements with obligatory courses can be found here!


New Media Design and Production guide


Game Design and Production guide


Sound in New Media guide


all Media Lab courses 2017-18


Sign-up for courses in Oodi (opening 1.8.)


For keeping up-to-date what's happening please follow


Mlab News page


Mlab Twitter


Mlab Helsinki Hangout


Links to maps


Campus maps

Our location in Espoo

Helsinki Region services:


Public transport

Buses to Otaniemi from Helsinki Kamppi terminal (Otakallio bus stop nearest to the Media Lab) are 102, 102T, 103, 103T. Also bus number 106 looks promising in relation to Miestentie 3 house. From Kallio/Pasila/Meilahti direction bus 551 is most useful, bus stop for 551 here is Miestenmetsä.


You can find timetables and maps here  (Lines in direction Länsiväylä & Cross traffic).


Tickets and fares can be found here


The metro line from Helsinki to Otaniemi is currently delayed for an unknown time.

More info:


Welcome, see you soon!