University of Jyvaskyla - DescriptionThe University of Jyväskylä's vision is to be an internationally renowned multidisciplinary research university and one of the world’s leading universities in learning and teaching. JYU combines 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. JYU's core fields are: 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; and information technology and the human in the knowledge society.
Description of University of JyvaskylaThe University of Jyväskylä is a nationally and internationally significant multidisciplinary 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 a major exporter of education. Its seven faculties host 15 000 students from all over Finland and from over 100 countries around the world.
Profile and core fieldsThe University combines 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
Mission: Enabling excellence for the futureThe University of Jyväskylä conducts significant, world-class research in its core fields and trains competent, motivated experts who possess lifelong learning skills in various fields. The University interacts with society in an active and responsible manner in regional, national and international contexts
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