Accommodation and meals


The students will accommodate in dormitory rooms for 2-3 persons in the Konnevesi Research Station. The dormitories have shared kitchen facilities, toilets and showers. There is possibility for sauna and ice hole swimming probably every evening of the courses. It is not possible to use your own linen and towel and using a sleeping bag is not permitted.

Meals from kitchen of the Konnevesi Research Station are served in the dining room. Please inform Winter School office about any food allergies or special diets beforehand so that the information can be passed forth to the kitchen of the Konnevesi Research Station, which can provide vegetarian food, lactose- and/or glutein-free food.

The accommodation and meals are to be paid beforehand when registering to the Winter School.

Non Jyväskylä University students:

The prices for the meals and accommodation are:

  • 148,00 €  First week's 10.2.-15.2. Boreal Winter Ecology
  • 233,20 €  Both Boreal Winter Ecology course and Introduction to Molecular Evolution on 10.2.-20.2.
  • 65,20 €    Second week's 17.-20.2. Introduction to Molecular Evolution

The meals include breakfast, lunch and light dinner. The accommodation includes the rent of bed linen and a towel.

Students of the University of Jyväskylä:

The accommodation is free of charge, but you need to pay for the bed linen and towel and your choice of meals. You can choose either a package that includes all meals (including breakfast, lunch and light dinner) / only lunch:

  • 73,00/23,00 €  First week's 10.2.-15.2. Boreal Winter Ecology
  • 98,20/28,20 €  Both Boreal Winter Ecology and Introduction to Molecular Evolution on 10.2.-20.2.
  • 35,20/15,20 €  Second week's 17.-20.2. Introduction to Molecular Evolution

For students who take both courses: there is no meal service from Friday supper until Sunday's light dinner. On Saturday and Sunday, there is no kitchen personnel in the Konnevesi Research Station. You need to buy your supper beforehand and bring it to the Research Station. There are also two restaurants and a supermarket in Konnevesi village (4 km distance). It is also possible to cook in the dormitory kitchen.

Accommodation in Jyväskylä

If you need accommodation before or after your course(s), some more affordable options are provided below:

For alternative accommodation the Jyväskylä Regional Tourist Information website is a good place to start looking.