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

SGT Studio 2023: Apply now!

By Julia SundmanOn syyskuu 18, 2022

Are you dreaming about working on global humanitarian challenges with a UN agency? Do you want to work on environmental sustainability with partners from Bhutan? How about...

Welcome to SGT Final Event 2022!

By Julia SundmanOn toukokuu 23, 2022

Five months, four field studies, another unforgettable SGT experience. Welcome to start June by enjoying the SGT Final Event 2022! The SGT Studio 2022 Final Event presents results...

Meet Ponto de Encontro!

By Julia SundmanOn helmikuu 28, 2022

Last but not least in student team introductions, we have project Ponto de Encontro – meeting point for the community. Our team Pihla is an architecture student at Aalto...