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    Institute of Educational Leadership

    The Institute of Educational Leadership has been at the forefront of developing research and university-based training in educational administration and leadership in Finland since 1999.
    For Finnish customers the Institute offers the Principal Preparation Programme, which provides eligibility for a principalship, and for senior principals we provide an Advanced Leadership Programme. For superintendents and principals the Institute organizes leadership training programmes. In-service training is also an important part of our operations in Finland.

    For international customers the Institute offers a wide range of training options for professional development. We provide a 2-year Master’s Degree Programme in Educational Leadership (MPEL) on-campus in Finland.

    The Institute of Educational Leadership can be also your stepping stone to leadership excellence!

    The goal of our programmes is to develop internationally oriented professionals and experts for the field of education and educational leadership.

    The Institute of Educational Leadership is ready to be your reliable partner in nation building and future creation projects globally.



    Postal address:

    Department of Education
    Institute of Educational Leadership
    P.O. Box 35 (Ruusupuisto)
    FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä

    Street address:

    Alvar Aallon katu 9 (4th floor)
    40100 Jyväskylä

    Tel. +358 50 441 3677


    • MPEL: info.mpel(at)
      • +358 50 441 3677
      • +358 40 805 4958
    • MEd: leaders(at)


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