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Cumulus - Int. Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media

Education and research in art, design and media are gaining increasing importance in cultural, social, economic and technological development of modern globally acting societies. This will lead to new and increasing requirements to the quality and quantity of education and to the necessity to develop high level research in these fields.

Key Company Data

  • Headquarter
    Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Finland
  • Locations
    Espoo, Finland
  • Founded


Cumulus is the only global association to serve art and design education and research. It is a forum for partnership and transfer of knowledge and best practices. Cumulus consists currently of over 280 members from 56 countries. Cumulus still aims at building and maintaining a dynamic and flexible academic forum which would bring together top level educational institutions from all parts of the world. The co-operation with industry and business is important as well.



Cumulus - International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media
Aalto University - School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Eija Salmi
Aalto ARTS PO BOX 31000
00076 Aalto

Phone +358 505 636 948