University of Jyväskylä

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world rank  553

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University Overview

Established in 1934, Jyväskylän yliopisto (University of Jyväskylä) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Jyväskylä (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Finland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Jyväskylän yliopisto (JYU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jyväskylän yliopisto (JYU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 86 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Jyväskylä
Name
Acronym JYU
Founded 1934
Motto Amica veritas
Truth is a friend

University Location

Address PO Box 35
Jyväskylä (population range: 50,000-249,999)
40014 Central Finland
Finland
T +358 (14) 260 1052
F +358 (14) 260 1163

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 35
Jyvaskyla 40014
+358 (14) 260 1079

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Jyväskylä's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi


Year of first Accreditation
1934

Affiliations

  • European University Association EUA

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020