Jyväskylän yliopisto

country rank : 4

world rank     : 558

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 84 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. JYU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


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

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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 Total Enrolment Range
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range
Control Type Control Type
Entity Type Entity Type


Facilities and Services 


Library University Library
Yes Go to Jyväskylän yliopisto's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Distance Learning Not reported




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi

Year of first Accreditation




  • European University Association (EUA)


Academic Structure





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