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Theses and dissertations: By types

Bachelor's theses

The electronic versions of the Bachelor's theses are available in electronic format in  Aaltodoc:

  • the schools of technology from the year 2008 onward
  • the School of Arts, Design and Architecture from the year 2011 onward
  • the School of Business from the autumn 2016 onward

The archive contains reference information, as well as abstracts and full text files published on the permission of the author. Due to copyright issues the access to the full-text files of the Bachelor's theses has been limited. Students and other customers can get to the full-texts of the theses from the workstations of the Aalto University Learning Centre and other service points. Please contact the staff to gain access.

Information about Bachelor's theses can also be found in Aalto-Finna.
The information of all Bachelor’s theses of the schools of technology and architecture prior 2017 is in Inssi database.

Printed Bachelor's theses are not available at Learning Centre, but some departments of Aalto University have archived them.

Master's theses

Electronic Master's theses can be found in Aaltodoc database (2008-). Full-text search is available in Aaltodoc. Availability of full-texts depends on authors' permissions. | Aaltodoc

Reference information of the newest Master's theses can be found also in Aalto-Finna. | Aalto-Finna
Information about School of Business Master's older (1922-2016) theses can be searched also in Helecon THES database. | THES

Printed Master's theses are retained in the archive of Learning Centre. Items on the archive cannot be borrowed but they can be ordered to be read in the Learning Centre. Please send your orders (author, title and location/thesis number) to oppimiskeskus@aalto.fi. Ordered items are available for reading on the next business day after 12 am.

Theses from 1960 to 2008 have been digitized. Digitized theses are available for read at the Learning Centre customer computers.

Electronic Master's theses can be found in Aaltodoc database (2011-). Full-text search is available in Aaltodoc. The database contains reference information, as well as abstracts and full text files published on the permission of the author. | Aaltodoc

Printed Master’s theses by Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture are located on the 2nd floor of the Learning Centre from the year 2010 onwards. Please check the reference information on Aalto-Finna. | Aalto-Finna

The reference information on the older theses by the Department of Architecture can be found in the Inssi database.

Master's theses published prior 2010 are retained in the archive of Learning Centre. Items on the archive cannot be borrowed but they can be ordered to be read in the Learning Centre. Please send your orders (author, title and location/thesis number) to oppimiskeskus@aalto.fi. Ordered items are available for reading on the next business day after 12 am.

Electronic Master's theses can be found in Aaltodoc database (2014-). Full-text search is available in Aaltodoc. Availability of full-texts depends on authors' permissions. | Aaltodoc

Reference information of the newest Master's theses can be found also in Aalto-Finna. | Aalto-Finna
Information about the schools of technology Master's older (1900-2016) theses can be searched also in Inssi database.

Printed Master's theses are retained in the archive of Learning Centre. Items on the archive cannot be borrowed but they can be ordered to be read in the Learning Centre. Please send your orders (author, title and location/thesis number) to oppimiskeskus@aalto.fi. Ordered items are available for reading on the next business day after 12 am.

Theses from 1960 to 2014 have been digitized. Digitized theses are available for read at the Learning Centre customer computers.

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Licentiate theses

The electronic versions of licentiate theses are archived in Aaltodoc. The theses are available as full-texts if the author has given the permission for that.

Reference information about the schools of technology licentiate theses (1953-2016) can be searched also in Inssi database.

Doctoral dissertations

Copies of loanable dissertations can be found in the collections of the Learning Centre, either as books or as parts of series collections. Please check the availability in Aalto-Finna.

Electronic dissertations can be found from the Aaltodoc publication archive. | Aaltodoc

Doctoral theses of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture are primarily available in Aalto ARTS Books bookstore (includes e-publications both free and subject to charge).

Theses and dissertations by Aalto University

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Aalto University publication series

In Aalto University publication series are published dissertations, various reports, conference and seminar proceedings, other compiled works, study and teaching materials, and working papers.

These series are specific for the disciplines of research and education of the university (since 2011):

  • Aalto University publication series BUSINESS + ECONOMY
  • Aalto University publication series ART + DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE
  • Aalto University publication series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY

CROSSOVER series is for scientifically interdisciplinary works and ones made for joint functions and units of the university:

  • Aalto University publication series CROSSOVER

Dissertations

Dissertations are published in the dissertations series:

  • Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS