Best place to study
Jyväskylä is a welcoming city for students. Students have always formed an important and cherished part of Jyväskylä’s demographic, thanks to its long history as a city of education.
Jyväskylä was the home of Finland’s first Finnish-speaking secondary school, teacher training seminary, an all-girl school in the 19th century. Today, one in three residents holds a higher education degree. This is a very high proportion.
According to a 2018 survey by Taloustutkimus, 40% of adult Finns under the age of 30 would recommend Jyväskylä as a place to study. According to the international ISB survey, 95 % of the international students would recommend the University of Jyväskylä.