Unique and international. Innovative and dynamic. Warm and cool. Welcome to your destination – University of Jyväskylä.
Located at the heart of Finland, JYU is a world-class university where cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research meets open and energetic communality.
Multidisciplinary university with six faculties
The University of Jyväskylä brings together education and psychology, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, sport and health sciences, information technology and business and economics into a multidisciplinary whole brimming with the latest knowledge and skills. In our six faculties, we offer several Master’s degree programmes and doctoral studies in English.
Since 1863, the dialogue between research, education and society has been our driving force. We cherish this balance of research and education, and work to promote open thinking. We kindle the skills, knowledge and passion to live wisely for the best of humanity.
Through renowned teaching, high-profile expertise, and global collaboration the JYU community seeks and finds solutions to challenges of the future.
In the international rankings of all universities in the world, the University of Jyväskylä is among the top three percent. JYU represents the best of the world in several of its disciplines. Our vision is to be a global leader in the study of learning, wellbeing and basic natural phenomena, reshaping competence to build a sustainable society.
The park-like campus of the University of Jyväskylä lies next to Jyväskylä city centre. Located in the beautiful Central Finland, Jyväskylä is a “little big city”, where all the services, shops, schools, and workplaces are close at hand.