City of Jyväskylä

The city of Jyväskylä is situated in Central Finland, 272 kilometres from Helsinki. Its beautiful nature with many lakes and forests has always tempted travellers to stay longer in the region. Jyväskylä is also known as the Athens of Finland due to its varied education possibilities. Every third citizen over 15 years has a university-level education. Also the amount of students of the total population is remarkably high. Alltogether there are 84 444 citizens in the town and from these 40 000 are students.