City of Jyväskylä

The city is cosy and vibrant, youthful and innovative. Jyväskylä is also a safe and pleasant place to live. Thanks to the short distances and lively urban centre, Jyväskylä is a “little big city”, where all the services, shops, schools, and workplaces are close at hand.

Jyväskylä is a city of 137 000 inhabitants, where people are always readytto welcome new faces. It is place to feel at home. Jyväskylä is a prominent school and university city with some 45,000 students during the academic year. The University of Jyväskylä and JAMK University of Applied Sciences are among the most popular higher education institutions in Finland.

The city is a lively, versatile city of sport. movement and well-being in which over 5 000 events are staged annually. The city that follows in the footsteps of the world-famous architect Alvar Aalto can offer visitors some amazing encounters with nature in the middle of the city as well as a variety of thought-provoking culture. Jyväskylä challenges people to get moving and enjoy some refreshing physical recreation that leaves a mark – on each and every one of us in a unique way!

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