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Aalto University Professional Development (Aalto PRO) 

Description of the Institution

The Aalto University, established 2010, is a created from the merger of three Finnish universities: The Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki University of Technology and The University of Art and Design Helsinki. The current six schools of the Aalto University are all leading and renowned institutions in their respective fields and in their own right.

Aalto PRO  offers a wide range of open university courses and continuing education programmes and development services  for companies, public bodies and individuals.

By combining the knowledge of all schools of Aalto University and developing methods Aalto PRO sets itself as the forerunner in the field of continuing education programmes on national and international levels. Not only do our lifelong professional development ventures offer preparedness to respond to the needs of today’s working life, but we also use our expertise in foreseeing technological and economic prospects to help our customers secure their future.

Aalto PRO  employs some 100 staff members. In 2010, the number of courses delivered was over 300.

Role of the Institution in the Project

It will provide technical support and relevant contents to the project by appointing the own members in the Core Groups in all WPs. It will accomplish with the following main tasks:
- to  involve local  administrative, technical and teaching staff to present, analyze and sum up local good practices presenting them in the course of project meetings;
- to develop thematic Working Groups Contents during a Seminar and lead the designing of the final framework (WP3 - Lead partner);
- to select representatives of continuing education courses to be involved in the project (WPs3-4-5);
- to coordinate the work at local level accomplishing with project tasks and to coordinate methodological and practical aspects of the QA Pilot stage (WPs4-5);
- to cooperate on the drafting of the Manual exploitation tool (WP6).



E-mail Address   

Business Phone

tel +358 9 470 24015, gsm  +358 50 560 5315 

Fax Number

+358 9 4702 2060 


P.O. Box 18000



ZIP/Postal Code

FI-00076 AALTO    




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Content Type: Partners
Created at 12/4/2009 1:22 PM  by Angela Ribeiro Cavazzuti 
Last modified at 1/31/2011 5:48 PM  by Angela Ribeiro Cavazzuti 


expand Hämäläinen Seija
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expand Vastamäki Anita
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