Thinking about studying in Finland?

Finland is a unique country because of its nature, culture and equality. Our higher education system is one of the best in the world and the living environment is safe.

Finland is a pioneer in high technology and new innovations and our nature and clean climate are highly valued. In Finland, you can experience for example the Finnish sauna and the exotic Lapland with its Northern Lights.

Located in Central Finland, the University of Jyväskylä offers you an excellent possibility to study in an international atmosphere and be a part of a high-class education and research community. Our international students are very happy with their studies at JYU; 94.5% of our international students would recommend the University of Jyväskylä to new applicants and future students (International Student Barometer 2017).

Why study Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä?

  • The University of Jyväskylä ranks among the best research universities worldwide.
  • Great possibilities to gain employment in research groups and continue your studies to doctoral degree.
  • First rate courses taught by experts in the field
  • Applying the most current teaching methods and research findings
  • Excellent academic and practical support from the staff
  • Jyväskylä is a cozy town with active student life, and its central location allows travelling around Finland.
  • Comprehensive services organized by the university
  • High-class sports and lecturing facilities
  • An international atmosphere in beautiful and safe surroundings close to nature
  • No tuition fees for EU/EEA citizens in our Master's Programmes, tuition fee scholarships for the best applicants from outside the EU/EEA