For Associations

AYY’s Services for Associations

AYY offers a wide range of services and benefits to its associations.

On this page, you will find brief descriptions of services offered to associations, grouped into facilities, training sessions and advice, IT services and communications. In addition to the services outlined below, there are also other services reserved for associations with a special status.

The comprehensive Association Guide includes information on how to found and register an association, administration and finances, and community-related topics. The section about association funding and financial support is worth reading to check how associations are awarded operating grants, start-up grants and support from the TTE-Fund. In order to access the services, associations must belong to AYY’s association register. Instructions on how to apply to be included in the association register can be found in the Association Guide.

The services offered differ slightly depending on whether the association is in the first or second list. For more information, please check the Association Guide.

With all matters concerning associations and association activities, please contact AYY’s Association Sector [LINKKI yhteystietoihin].

Association Guide (external link)

On this guide, you can find nearly everything that associations operating within AYY need for their operations’ support and safeguard.

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Benefits for Associations

Aalto University Student Union offers operating grants and start-up grants to its associations.


Rent facilities or van

AYY's members can rent saunas, meeting rooms, and venues for academic dinner parties at an affordable price. You can read about the facilities and rental terms in more detail on this site.


Association newsletter

You can find AYY’s association newsletters here.



Facilities for individual events or longer-term rent. A van is also available to rent.

Training and advice

Association training in November and advice regarding e.g. amendments to rules.

IT and Communications services

AYY offers versatile IT services, from mailing lists to website platforms, to associations operating within it. The services are primarily free of charge.


General Data Protection (external link)

Core Points for Associations Regarding Data Protection.


Communications and archiving

Important information for association operators in the weekly association newsletter, channels to advertise events, a PO box and archiving services.

Benefits for associations with special status

Associations with special status are offered various benefits in order to safeguard interests and ensure close cooperation between AYY and associations.

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