The University of Jyväskylä is a nationally and internationally significant research university and an expert on education that focuses on human and natural sciences.
The University is Finland’s leading expert in teacher education and adult education, as well as the major exporter of education.
The Faculty of Sport Sciences is the only one in the country.
- Faculty of Humanitites
- Faculty of Information Technology
- Faculty of Education
- Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics
- Faculty of Sport Sciences
- Faculty of Mathematics and Science
- Faculty of Social Sciences
The mission of the University of Jyväskylä is, on the basis of research, to seek out truths, to produce and disseminate new knowledge, and to enhance and renew the cultural heritage.
The University aims at profoundly understanding and explaining human thinking and activity, natural phenomena, and their interaction. The University promotes the favourable development of human beings, nature and society, anticipating the needs for renewal and aiming at the highest possible level of quality.
The University cultivates strong basic sciences, fosters interdisciplinary cooperation and fruitful interaction between research and education, and makes the competence created therein available to society as a whole. The University educates academic experts who are able to change the world through the production and application of new knowledge, and through a critical approach based on scientific thought.