Agrology studies

In JAMK you may train as an agrologist and work for the good of living countryside. You will acquire versatile knowledge in domestic animal production, crop farming and forestry among others. The studies may be directed towards environmental care, agricultural services, bioenergy or towards production systems and technology of agribusiness.

Agrologist graduates find challenging and inspiring jobs to develop the countryside!

In the midst of Finland close to the nature

The Institute of Bioeconomy is situated in Saarijärvi which is an energetic and exceptionally scenic city in Northern Central Finland. The premises of the Institute were finished in 2010 and for our students they offer a diverse learning environment close to the nature.

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Open studies - Available to everyone

Open Studies are available to everyone, irrespective of age and educational background. The courses are suitable for you who 

  • want to develop your expertise or the knowledge and skills needed in the world of work 
  • are considering studies at a university of applied sciences and want to be familiarised with your future field of study 
  • want to advance your all-round education in your areas of interest

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Note! International students may need a visa or residence permit for Open Studies, depending on their citizenship. It is difficult to get these permits only for Open Studies, which are not leading to a degree. For further information, please visit the website of the Finnish Immigration Service. Note also, that the studies often contain contact lessions and require attendance in Jyväskylä Finland.

Natural resources and the environment courses in Open studies

There are courses available in all fields of study. You can take course chains, study paths or single courses. There are courses held in mornings, evenings and weekends along with courses taught completely online.  Pick your own!

Lappalainen Minna

Lappalainen Minna

Johtaja Biotalousinstituutti, Director Institute of Bioeconomy
Biotalousinstituutti, Institute of Bioeconomy
Teknologia, School of Technology