Media Lab Helsinki

The Media Lab is a unit in the Department of Media, at the the School of Arts, Design and Architecture within Aalto University. The lab provides education and research frameworks for studying digital media products, contents and technologies, their design, development and the effect they have on society. Our work is characterised by the collaboration of people from a wide variety of disciplines and cultures, with students and staff from all over the world. You can follow @mlabhelsinki on Twitter or in Google+ for news, questions and answers.

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About us

From 1993 and in some forms even earlier, the lab has been growing. Here's an overview of our history, mission, current state and operations.


Our 2-year MA-level programmes and a number of MA-level minor subject study packages for students from other universities.


Information on both our research groups and the doctoral studies programme.


See who we are, where we come from and what we do. Here you'll find contact information for our individuals, too.


A snapshot of currently ongoing projects, as well as a selection of some past highlights.


A collection of final theses works, doctoral dissertations, papers, reports, books, press releases and official documents.


Find out about jobs, investor opportunities, commissioned work and partnerships.


A variety of contact methods, including info on how to navigate to our premises.


For people affiliated with us. Alumni and visiting teachers are most welcome, in addition to the current local crowd, of course.