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About JYU

University of Jyväskylä (JYU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Jyvaeskylae, Finland. JYU is a part of European University Association (EUA).

The university is among the top-450 best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking.

JYU offers master programs in different fields of study.

Location
Jyvaeskylae, Finland
Establishment year
1863
Students
10,435
International students
338

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#446
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Natural Sciences359
Arts & Humanities382
Social Sciences & Management501-530
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JYU tuition fees

At JYU, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Finnish and Sweden programs at JYU are free (B2 level and higher). Tuition fees for English programs start from 1,606 USD per year. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Bachelor
Foreign1,606USD/year
Master
Foreign8,563USD/year

Study programs at JYU

Medicine
Psychology of Physical Activity, Health and Well-being
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Humanities
Language, Globalization and Intercultural Communication
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Psychology of Physical Activity, Health and Well-being
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Responsible Management and Business of Sport
Study degree
MBA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Social Sciences & Management
Development, Education and International Cooperation
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Language, Globalization and Intercultural Communication
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Psychology of Physical Activity, Health and Well-being
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Education & Training
Development, Education and International Cooperation
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Educational Sciences
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Corporate Environmental Management
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Computer Science & IT
Cognitive Computing and Collective Intelligence
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Information Systems
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Economics & Business Management
Banking and International Finance
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Corporate Environmental Management
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
International Business and Entrepreneurship
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Responsible Management and Business of Sport
Study degree
MBA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Other
Mathematics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Other programs
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Master's degree at JYU

In order to enroll at JYU for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 92 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
92

JYU campus

The campus of JYU is located in Jyvaeskylae. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. Thanks to international exchange programs at JYU, students can communicate with representatives of different countries and nationalities and thus expand their own horizons. And, the university contributes to this by regularly holding joint events for local and foreign students.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

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