Application Steps and Instructions
Application period : 1 November 2012 - 31 January 2013
Note: Online Application System opens on the same day as the application round begins, 1 November 2012.
Go to the online application service https://apply.aalto.fi/.
Register as a user of the application service (Register -> Create a local user account)
E-mail will be used for contacting you during the selection process. It is very important that you use an e-mail address that is valid through the entire selection process.
When you have filled in the registration form, the application service will send a confirmation link to your e-mail address. Follow the instructions in the e-mail to complete the registration.
Link to the on-line application system: https://apply.aalto.fi/
After registration you´ll find the application form in the Apply-system (https://apply.aalto.fi/) navigation by selecting
Forms -> Master's Programmes -> Science and Technology -> Master's programme in Applied and Engineering Mathematics 2013
Fill in the online application form and follow the instructions below to submit it:
- In the application form, your personal contact information and your educational background are asked.
- The motivation letter is part of the on-line form: You can prepare it in advance (max. 4000 characters) and copy-paste it directly to the online form.
- Your session will expire in 120 minutes if you do not keep it active. Unsaved data will be lost.
- You can save your application form even if it is incomplete, and it is possible to return to modify your application data before submitting it.
- After you have completed the application form, click the Save button.
- When you are ready to submit your application form, click the Submit button on the case details page.
You cannot print out the form before it is submitted!
- After you have submitted your application, you must print out the form. You can do this on the Case details tab. Download the application as pdf file and print it. In some internet browsers you must first save the downloaded pdf file to your computer (right click pdf icon -> save as) and open it from there before printing.
- Sign the application form and send it to Aalto University Student Services Office with all the required documents so that your application arrives by the deadline.
Send your application and the required documents to:
Aalto University School of Science
P.O. Box 15400
FI-00076 AALTO (city: Espoo)
(if you use a courier service, street address: Konemiehentie 2, room A225, city: 02150 Espoo, Finland, tel. +358-50-569 9264)
General instructions for applying:
- Pay attention to the instructions, incomplete applications cannot be evaluated and it suggests inattention to detail.
- Please do not use staples or paper clips, simply arrange the papers in order.
- Do not enclose documents in separate envelopes (only the recommendation letters and transcripts that arrive directly from the university may be in sealed envelopes).
- Interleaves are not necessary.
Supporting documents: In addition to all the required documents, a good application has the relevant supporting documents. Use your good judgement when choosing which supporting documents to include in the application. The application does not get better by the amount of documents provided. On the contrary, irrelevant documents may weaken the application.
Do not send any documents by e-mail.
Monitoring your application status
When your paper application with the required documents has arrived at the Aalto University School of Science, it will be checked. Only eligible applications will proceed to the academic evaluation. Ineligible applications are rejected at this stage (application can be ineligible, for example, if required documents are missing).
You are responsible for checking the status of your application yourself.
If you notice that some documents are missing from your application, you should send the missing documents by the deadline.
You can monitor the status of your application in the online application system by logging in and choosing Monitoring application process on your Case details page.
During the selection process, we are not able to comment on individual applications or their position. The selection process schedule is available on the programme website.
If your contact information changes during the selection process
If your contact information changes during the selection process, you are responsible for updating it in the online application system. You can update your information by logging in to the application system and selecting User details from the navigation tree on the left. You must confirm the changes with your password. Please note that if you change your e-mail address, your username will remain the same (i.e. the e-mail address you used when registering).