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Thesis collection: By types

Bachelor's theses

Bachelor's theses are available in electronic format in Aaltodoc as follows:

  • the schools of technology from 2008 onwards
  • the School of Arts, Design and Architecture from autumn 2014 onwards
  • the School of Business from autumn 2016 onwards

Due to copyright issues the access to full text files of bachelor's theses is restricted. You can read bachelor’s theses at the Learning Centre customer computers as follows:

  • search the bachelor’s thesis from the Aaltodoc database
  • click the lock icon to get access to full text version of the thesis

The information of Bachelor’s theses of the schools of technology and architecture prior 2017 is also in Aaltodoc database.

Information about bachelor's theses is also available in Aalto-Primo.

The Learning Centre does not archive printed bachelor’s theses. However, some departments of Aalto University may have archived copies of bachelor’s theses.

Master's theses

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

Reference information of the Master's theses can be found also in Aalto-Primo. | Aalto-Primo

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 and title) 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. 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 from 2011 to 2019 by Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture are located on the 2nd floor of the Learning Centre. Please check the reference information on Aalto-Primo. | Aalto-Primo

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

Printed master's theses prior 2014 are retained in the archive of the Learning Centre. All printed master's theses by Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture will be transferred to the closed archive of the Learning Centre in stages during the spring 2022.  Items in the archive cannot be borrowed but they can be ordered to be read in the Learning Centre. Please send your orders to oppimiskeskus@aalto.fi. Mention the title of the thesis, author's name and the publication year in the request. Ordered items are available for reading on the next business day after 12 am.

Master's theses can be found in Aaltodoc database. 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-Primo. | Aalto-Primo

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 and title) 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.

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.

Information about printed licensiate theses can be searched in Aalto-Primo.

Doctoral theses

Copies of loanable doctoral theses can be found in the collections of the Learning Centre. Please check the availability in Aalto-Primo.

Electronic theses 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 by Aalto University

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Aalto University publication series

In Aalto University publication series are published doctoral theses, 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

Doctoral theses

  • Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL THESES