05.04.2018

Exchange Students

The Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE) welcomes around 70 exchange and visiting students each year, to study for one or two semesters in Jyväskylä. If you are interested in studying at JSBE, you should contact your home university to find out if we have an exchange agreement. All exchange and visiting student applications should be first sent to the International Office of the university.

How to apply to the University of Jyväskylä as an exchange student?

COURSES FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS AT JSBE (TAUGHT IN ENGLISH):

COURSE PROGRAMME FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018:
Courses offered during the autumn 2017
Courses offered during the spring 2018
Independent Study Options academic year 2017-18

Course descriptions and prerequisites 2017-2020:
Bachelor level courses
Master level courses
Remember to check the descriptions and prerequisites of the courses you would like to take. Course descriptions include all the courses in the curriculum for the years 2017-2020, so please check COURSE PROGRAMMES to find information about courses offered during a particular semester.

PLANNING YOUR STUDIES AT JSBE:

Admission to JSBE courses Here you can find information on who can take JSBE courses.
What are prerequisites? Prerequisites are the background study requirements for a course.
How many credits should I take? Exchange students usually complete 20-30 ECTS per semester, depending from eg. their competence in the English language. The normal full-time study load at the University of Jyväskylä is 30 ECTS per semester for degree students.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR STUDYING AT JSBE:

How do I register for JSBE courses? Registration for each course (both lecture courses and independent study modules) is done in the electronic Korppi course administration system. Exchange students receive their Korppi username and password and information about using the system during the Orientation programme.

Examinations

Credits and grades
The credits used at the University of Jyväskylä comply with the ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

Academic Calendar
Exchange students are expected to follow JYU semesters.

General information concerning your exchange period at the University of Jyväskylä
Information on services, accommodation options, orientation programme, registration, transcripts of records, etc.

Contact person for incoming exchange students International Coordinator of JSBE: jsbe.mobility@jyu.fi