Faculty of Information Technology


last modified Sep 07, 2017 03:45 PM
Funding for doctoral studies

Here is a list of different funding sources for doctoral studies.

1. Research projects

Many doctoral students in the faculty get funding from varying research projects. You may ask about projects from your supervisor.

2. Faculty of Information Technology

The Faculty of Information Technology has a doctoral school that regularly provides funding for doctoral students. It arranges open call for funding applications twice a year (March 31 and September 30). See more information about the Autumn 2017 application in https://www.jyu.fi/it/hr/open-calls/funding-application-autumn-2017  

3. Scholarships

The foundation have typically annual deadline for applications and they usually provide scholarship for a year at a time. The scholarship is about 1600-1900 euros/month and it is regarded as a taxfree benefit. However, there is compulsory pension insurance (200-250 euros/month) that has to be paid. See more information from http://www.mela.fi/526/Insured-wellbeing

Here is a list of foundations (not complete) that support broadly ICT or applied mathemathics:

Depending on your research topi, there may be other foundations that support your specific research field. See more information in:

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