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.


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

PBL Summer course in Mumbai-apply now!

By SGT ProgrammeOn toukokuu 3, 2019

Call for Applications – DL 17 May 2019 SGT x IDBM Advanced PBL Student Challenge MUMBAI – Sustainable Urban Communities in India (5 ECTS) Take your learning experience to a...

EVENT: SGT Studio Project Presentations

By SGT ProgrammeOn huhtikuu 25, 2019

How can co-working be encouraged in the hierarchical culture of Uganda? How can community tourism be promoted in an off-the-map village in Mexico? Come hear the answers to these...

SGT is looking for an intern

By SGT ProgrammeOn maaliskuu 5, 2019

5.3.2019 (Application period has ended) Internship Announcement  Aalto Sustainable Global Technologies (SGT) – programme is looking for an intern! We are hiring a part-time...