Faculty of Information Technology


International Cooperation

last modified Oct 20, 2014 03:34 PM
The IT Faculty is engaged in active international cooperation both in the field of research and in teaching.

The Faculty staff is very international, including research staff, PhD students and teachers from around the world. We have active collaboration with our international partners, including student and teacher mobility. Our students can take part in funded student exchanges or do their practical training abroad. All our staff and students are encouraged to acquire international experience and improve their language skills.

International Agreements

International Degree Programmes

The Faculty has three active international Master's Degree Programmes fully taught in English. The MSc (Econ) Service Innovation and Management (SIM) programme of the Dept. of CS&IS and the MSc Web Intelligence and Service Engineering (WISE) were established in 2013. The Master's level Double Degree in Software Engineering and Service Design (SESD) delivered in collaboration with the Dept. of CS&IS and the Russian University ITMO saw its first student intake in 2014.

The Faculty also delivers Joint Doctoral Programme in Computer Science, Cognitive Science and Information Systems with Russian University ITMO. The Programme Leader for the programme is Prof Jari Veijalainen.

The Mobile Technology and Business (Motebu) Master's programme was delivered in cooperation by both Departments of the Faculty in 2007-2012; Motebu no longer recruits new students.

  • Service Innovation and Management (SIM)

    Further information:  www.jyu.fi/sim / Programme Leader Prof Tuure Tuunanen

  • Web Intelligence and Service Engineering (WISE)

    Further information: www.jyu.fi/wise / Programme Leader Prof Vagan Terziyan

  • Double Degree Master's Programme in Software Engineering and Service Design (SESD) with ITMO University

    Further information: SESD / Programme Leader Prof Jari Veijalainen

      Student Exchange Opportunities

      The Faculty welcomes approximately 30 incoming exchange students on an annual basis, mainly from European Erasmus partners, China and Russia. Application guidelines can be found on the website of the International Office. The students of the Faculty also have various study abroad opportunities through student exchange or practical training abroad!


      Applying for a Docentship

      Here you can find instructions on how to apply for a title of docent in the Faculty of Information Technology.


      International Coordinator of the Faculty

      Administrative Amanuensis/ International Coordinator - International Affairs Niina Ormshaw

      Ulla Sällinen (040 805 4335, T-rakennus 253.2) at the International Office advises staff on the funding matters for Teacher/ Staff mobility programmes.

    Contact Information

    Agora yhteystietoihin

    Postal Address:
    Faculty of Information Technology
    P.O.Box 35 (Agora)
    FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä


    Street Address:
    Agora, Mattilanniemi 2
    40100 Jyväskylä

    Tel: +358 (0)14 260 1211
    Fax: +358 (0)14 260 2209

    Staff of the IT Faculty