Study with us! - International programmes at University of Jyväskylä

The campuses of the University are all situated close to the beautiful lake Jyväsjärvi.

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How to apply?

The next application rounds:

  •  Dec 2014 -  Jan or Feb 2015 - International Master's Programmes (will be updated closer 2014)
  • November - December 2014 - Erasmus Mundus Programme  (will be updated closer 2014)

Application instructions

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We are one of the largest and most popular multidisciplinary universities in Finland. Our seven faculties are today hosting some 15 000 students from all over Finland and from nearly 100 countries around the world.

The University of Jyväskylä offers high-quality, research-based Master’s degree programmes in English tuition free. International students are welcome to apply to the 2-year programmes, which lead to an officially recognized Master’s degree and qualify for doctoral studies. Our core fields of research and education are:

  • Basic natural phenomena
  • The structure of matter
  • Education
  • Learning and teaching in the future
  • Languages
  • Culture and social change processes
  • Physical activity and wellbeing
  • Human technology

Student experiences

"Living in Jyväskylä is great! The city has an international atmosphere and I have met a lot of amazing people here. There are many fun activities to do. Studying is important, but it’s also important to take a break and see friends."

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Student experiences on video:

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In the spotlight

International Degree Student Community of Jyväskylä

IDESCO, International degree student community of Jyväskylä is a newly formed association under the JYY student union of university of Jyväskylä. The purpose of the association is to unite the international degree students (International and Finnish, Doctoral and Master’s degree students) under a multidisciplinary club. Click here to learn more!

Contact us

P.O.Box 35
40014 University of Jyväskylä

International Office
tel. +358 40 805 4335
fax +358 14 617 570
Ahlmaninkatu 2, Mattilanniemi, building MaD, 1st floor
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