Education Council

Education Council is the University’s expert body and its members represent the expertise in education in a versatile way, taking into account the University’s faculties and disciplines. The Education Council also has student members. According to the University rules and regulations the tasks of the Education Council are to support the Rector, faculties and departments in promoting the quality of teaching, to make initiatives to the Rector to develop education, to decide on the general selection criteria of students, and to fulfill assignments given by Rector.

  • Vice rector Helena Rasku-Puttonen (chair)
  • Professor Taru Lintunen
  • Professor Jan Lundell
  • University Lecturer Leena Mikkola
  • Post-doctoral Researcher Olli-Pekka Moisio
  • Professor Hanna-Leena Pesonen
  • Director of Strategic Planning and Development Kari Pitkänen
  • Director Peppi Taalas
  • Professor Päivi Tynjälä
  • University Lecturer Raine Valli
  • Secretary of Academic Affairs of the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä
  • Two representatives of the Board of Excecutives of the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä responsible for academic affairs (one as a full member and the other as a subsitute member)
  • Director of Student and Academic Services Mari Ikonen (secretary)
  • Head of IT Management Antti Auer (as a permanent expert)