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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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

Aseem, India:

"Studying a full time master's is no easy task with all the activities involved and the expectations that you have from yourself. But the fact that you have the flexibility to design your own course schedule and decide what you want to study when is a big help. "

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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!