JAMK University of Applied Sciences

Jyväskylä, Finland
Empfohlene Studiengänge: IBIS, IBO, TM, HM, WMM

About the University

JAMK University of Applied Sciences is an international higher education institution with expertise in 8 different fields of study. JAMK has more than 8500 students from over 70 countries and was founded in 1994. The University has two campuses, one in Jyväskylä (main campus) and one in Saarijärvi. 

JAMK is a multidisciplinary University of Applied Sciences with four fields of education (schools) and administration. The schools providing education are the School of Professional Teacher Education, the School of Health and Social Studies, the School of Business and the School of Technology.  


About the Location

Jyväskylä is a university and school town and a municipality in central Finland. With 145,887 inhabitants, it is the seventh largest city in the country and is located around 270 km north of Helsinki on the northern shore of Lake Päijänne. Jyväskylä is a vital and youthful city surrounded by many lakes, ridges and forests.

Important  Information for Studying at this Partner University

Language(s) of Instruction: Sufficient proficiency in English (minimum level: B1 - Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), since the language of instruction for exchange students at JAMK is English.

Semester Dates: Fall Semester: August - December / Spring Semester: Januar - May

Course Offerings: See Course Catalogue here.  

Costs: There are no additional tuition costs for studying at JAMK.  Additional costs that must be considered are accommodations, meals, and cost of living.

Exchange Places: 3

International Accreditation: EFMD 

Impressoin studentisches Leben. Studentin sitzt mit Getränk in der Sonne

Student Life

Student Housing: Rent a student-friendly-priced apartment from Central Finland Student Housing Foundation or if you prefer more centrally located and higher quality furnished apartments, check some other agencies for rental apartments. More information can be found here.

Student Services: Learn more about the services available to exchange students here.

Information for Students with Disabilities: Going on exchange regardless of injury, chronic illness or some other impediment! Accessibility grant is meant for persons with special needs participating in exchange programmes, who need some additional financial support to carry out their exchange.   Find more information here.

Environmental Impact of Studying Abroad

Flache Hand schützt Erde vor Verschmutzung

Do you want to find out how to travel abroad with the smallest possible carbon footprint?

1. Calculate the travel distance:

2. Calculate your CO2 footprint:  https://www.quarks.de/umwelt/klimawandel/co2-rechner-fuer-auto-flugzeug-und-co/

Rapsfeld Baum blauer Himmel Wald im Hintergrund

Do you want to see the environmental impact in real terms including how many trees would need to be planted to offset your study abroad? 

Find more information on this website:  https://www.naturefund.de/en/

Heilbronn University is committed to the continuous improvement of environmental performance as a component of sustainable development. For the university, protecting the environment means avoiding risks to people and the environment, continuously reducing resource and energy consumption and minimizing emissions and waste, so that the university makes its contribution to sustainable development.

Learn more about how you can lessen the environmental affects of studying abroad here.