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SGT – Sustainable Global Technologies Programme combines engineering, architecture, design and business to contribute to sustainable development. Each year, students take part in real-life projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America to study the diverse connections between sustainability, technology, cultural and societal challenges.

SGT Programme

Go Global! SGT Programme is an interdisciplinary educational programme at the School of Engineering in Aalto. The aim is to emphasize the role of sustainability and technology in development.

SGT Courses

Join in! SGT Programme offers three optional courses each academic year totaling 17 study credits (ECTS) including SGT Studio course with real-life challenges in different parts of the world.

People & Network

It’s never done alone – contact us and become part of SGT community! We are always looking for project ideas and enthusiastic mentors with various backgrounds.

Make the change! It’s once in a life-time experience with an impact! Working with local communities or industries in Africa, Asia and Latin America student teams are contributing to various development challenges. Working together in the field, creating lifelong networks and promoting sustainable development goals locally and globally.

SGT Blog

It’s time to apply to SGT Studio...

By Nehal JainOn lokakuu 20, 2020

It’s time to apply to SGT Studio course 2021! Call for Applications – DL 2 NOV, midnight WAT-E2070 Sustainable Global Technologies (SGT) Studio (10 cr) Do you want to...

Mentor Speaks: Raymond, PBL East Africa,...

By Nehal JainOn lokakuu 2, 2020

Raymond, a lecturer from CEDAT, Makerere University has been a part of PBL East Africa, Uganda projects since its inception in Uganda in 2016. He shares his experience being a...

SGT 2020 Media Release Statements

By Nehal JainOn kesäkuu 4, 2020

With the final presentations done, it’s time for the teams, to give a part on their backs! The final materials of the projects are now available on the SGT webpage. As a...