University of Jyväskylä

University of Jyväskylä

We bring together education and psychology, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, sport and health sciences, information technology and business and economics into a multidisciplinary whole brimming with the latest knowledge and skills. JYU represents the best of the world in several of its disciplines.
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MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH UNIVERSITY WITH SIX FACULTIES
The University of Jyväskylä is a world-class university where cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research meets open and energetic communality. Since 1863, the dialogue between research, education and society has been our driving force. We cherish this balance of research and education, and work to promote open thinking. We kindle the skills, knowledge and passion to live wisely for the best of humanity.
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A UNIVERSITY WITH SOCIETAL IMPACT

Through world-class research, renowned teaching, high-profile expertise, and global collaboration the JYU community seeks and finds solutions to challenges of the future. Our vision is to be a global leader in the study of learning, wellbeing and basic natural phenomena, reshaping competence to build a sustainable society. 

FACULTIES
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FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY

The Faculty of Education and Psychology is a research and education unit that, relying on strong traditions, bravely builds a better future. In the research and development of learning and teaching, teacher training and therapy education, the faculty is among the top units in Finland.

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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

There is an ever-growing need in society for knowledge and understanding related to the humanities and social sciences. The faculty provides socially significant and globally recognised research and education, and is among the leading and most effective educational units in Finland.

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FACULTY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Faculty is the first and largest of its kind in Finland and was founded in 1998. However, Information Systems Science has been taught at the University of Jyväskylä since 1967. Currently, there are more than 1650 students studying in the Faculty of Information Technology.

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FACULTY OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE

The faculty was founded in 1965. Its four departments are located in the Mattilanniemi and Ylistönrinne campuses. The faculty offers a wide spectrum of research with several world-le

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FACULTY OF SPORT AND HEALH SCIENCES

The Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, because of its unique position, has the main responsibility for conducting research in the field of sport sciences in Finland. The faculty also has an important role in the development of research activities within health sciences.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

The dynamic and internationally-oriented Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics is a full-service business school with an internationally recognized quality of education. JSBE has specialised expertise in environmental and social issues connected to business.

RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY

You find us on the lists of the Shanghai Ranking, Times Higher Education and QS World University Ranking.

We combine high-level competence in education, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, and sport and health sciences, as well as in economics and business administration, into a multidisciplinary entity. This profile is strengthened through the following core fields:

    Learning, teaching and the learning and growth environments that support development
    Basic natural phenomena and mathematical thinking
    Languages, culture and communities in global change processes
    Physical activity, health and wellbeing
    Information technology and the human in the knowledge society


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WELCOME TO WORK WITH US!

We recruit specialists for academic positions (e.g. professors, researchers, university teachers) as well as for wide range of positions in other JYU units and services (e.g. admission and student services, international office, research and innovation services, university library and museum, digital services, communications and marketing). Please check the current job vacancies.

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