VR Hub

A 35m² space dedicated to learning about extended reality experiences, whether created at Aalto University, or by the bustling community around the world. Conveniently located at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, it can be booked by anyone with an Aalto user account.

It features hardware, software and seating with folding tables for up to 20 people for lecture and groupwork types of scenarios. The café upstairs can conveniently provide catering.

Choose your adventure

The space can be freely used when available, but we have some pre-made plans for helping you get familiar with the possibilities.

  • Free Exploration

    Free Exploration

    Book the VR Hub for an hour or two for freely exploring the content available in the space by yourself or…

  • VR Hub Open Doors

    VR Hub Open Doors

    Come in, try out things and get guidance from our people. Related items

  • VR Theme Day

    VR Theme Day

    Let us tailor a session of demos and experimentation for your group, along with optional catering and other amenities. Related items

  • Build a Learning Event

    Build a Learning Event

    Aalto Learning Services can help you find new ways to use extended reality tools to try out on your courses. Contact…

  • Remote Keynote Presentation

    Remote Keynote Presentation

    Don’t have the time or willingness to travel? Have your speech and slideshow happen live from our campus to the audience…


The room has two dedicated Windows PCs hooked up to two 75″ screens for viewing what goes on inside the headsets being used. (Intel Core i7-6700 Quad-Core 3.4 GHz & 3.6 GHz 16 GB DDR4 2133 MHz with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8 GB)

An abundance of software is available through our Steam account and as pre-installed locally made content.

A portable Vive Pro system with laptop is available by request (ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II GL504GS Core i7 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6\” 144Hz GTX 1070)

Headsets include HTC Vive Pro and Valve Index, with Oculus and Varjo products available by request from our VR Studio production facility.

A standalone, movable PlayStation VR unit and one set of free-for-all Oculus Quest complete this list.

Location in actual reality

Harald Herlin Learning Centre
Makerspace Floor (K)
Otaniementie 9, Espoo, Finland

The space can be booked using your Aalto University account with the Aalto Space app

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Get in touch

For any questions, you can mail vrhub@aalto.fi to reach the right people. 

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