Aalto University offers a high-quality educational environment focusing on photography.

Our uniquely designed, multidisciplinary and international Master’s and Doctoral programmes allow students to develop their skills and professional identities via various approaches, from fine art and professional photography to academic photography research.

Our unit is also the home of the acclaimed art collective, Helsinki School, and the Helsinki Photomedia international research conference.


  • Eastern Memories documentary film poster

    Eastern Memories – documentary at Tampere International Film Festival

  • Portrait artwork named one of them is human #1 by artist Maija Tammi

    Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 – Doctoral student Maija Tammi awarded