University of Jyväskylä

Summer, sun and studying - The Jyväskylä Summer School

Start date: Aug 06, 2018 08:00 AM

End date: Aug 17, 2018 04:00 PM

Location: Mattilanniemi and Ylistörinne campuses

The Jyväskylä 28th Summer School will be organized 6th – 17th August, 2018 at the Mattilanniemi and Ylistörinne campuses and provides students with an excellent opportunity to participate in a large number of courses and enjoy high quality teaching by respected researchers from all over the world. The Summer School offers courses for advanced Master’s students, PhD students, and post-docs in various fields of science and information technology. The language of instruction is English in all courses.

An unique academic, cultural, and personal journey
The Summer School assists students in increasing their readiness for international activity. The School also enriches the scientific community, offers an environment for new ideas and innovations, enables forming new connections and improves language and communication skills. It offers a great opportunity to present the education, research and capabilities of University of Jyväskylä, and increase the travel appeal of Jyväskylä. The Summer School offers the students and the researchers of University of Jyväskylä a possibility to internationalize without being a day abroad. Half of the students in the Summer School are Jyväskylä University’s own students.

The courses are offered in the following subjects:

  • Biology, environmental science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Nanoscience
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Information technology
  • Computer science

Finnish and international students and staff from these fields are encouraged to take advantage of the high-quality interdisciplinary teaching of the School. Application period is 1st of March - 30th of April 2018.

More information on the courses and application is available on

Welcome to Summer School!