University of Jyväskylä (JYU) is a world-class university where multidisciplinary and cutting-edge research meets open and energetic communality. 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 and represents the best of the world in several of its disciplines.
We offer 20 high-quality, research-based master’s degree programmes in English. International students are welcome to apply to the two-year programmes, which lead to an officially recognised master’s degree and qualify for doctoral studies. In our six faculties, you can deepen your knowledge in various fields, such as educational sciences, sports and health sciences, mathematics and natural sciences, information technology, business and economics, and humanities and social sciences. We also offer scholarships for most successful international master’s degree students, which cover the cost of tuition fees and make studying with us rewarding and very affordable.
Jyväskylä is located in Central Finland with beautiful natural surroundings and inspiring architecture. The JYU campus is a combination of modern style and classics of the famous architect Alvar Aalto. Seminaarinmäki campus was awarded 2022 with European Heritage Label. The campus highlights the significance of the Finnish and European education system as a basis for equal and democratic society.
Sometimes it gets a bit chilly here in Finland, but at the University of Jyväskylä, the warm-hearted peers, researchers and teachers will help to keep a smile on your face. At the University of Jyväskylä, the community takes care of its members. The university offers support and help with your studies and wellbeing. Our international university community is easy to join!