Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics


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The Economics section at the JSBE is domestically and internationally renowned for its applied economics research. Our research activities focus on regional and labour economics (questions relating to spatial labour markets) as well as banking, finance, and international economics.


Study programmes


The Bachelor's and Master's programme in economics can be completed both in Finnish and English.

Although the main language of teaching is Finnish, some courses are also lectured in English. In addition, it is possible for international students to take book exams in English. If a lecture course is given in English, it is mentioned in the course description; see also instructions for studying in English.

Depending on the chosen optional and major subjects, students may specialize in Regional Economics, Labour Economics, or Finance. All students also complete Language and Communication Studies.

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Focus is on applied research concerning the functioning, development and interrelationships of regional economies and labour markets.


If you would like know more about the Economics section, please do not hesitate to contact us.




JSBE research seminar

Seminar for everyone interested in high quality research in economics and business economics (program).