Get to know global forest industry, pulp and paperboard production

Bioengineering is a Bachelor's level Summer School by the School of Technology. It focuses on the forest industry segment. You will learn the basics of the fundamental processes behind the pulp and paperboard production and the economical principles of the global forest industry and bioeconomy. The main teacher is Dr. Stephen Kelley from North Carolina State University.



Two bio-related courses in three weeks?

By choosing both Bioengineering and the other bio-related course of Bioeconomy, people and environment you can stay a little bit longer and get to know Finnish culture, people and of course, studying at JAMK, better.

Bioeconomy, People and Environment


Administration fee

JAMK Summer School offers summer courses in higher education to anyone interested in studying in Jyväskylä. Please, note that the fees vary according to which category you belong to.

  • JAMK degree students and exchange students at JAMK for min. one full semester: free of charge
  • Students from JAMK partner institutions abroad: administration fee varies according to the length of stay (1 week/300€, 2 weeks/500€, 3 weeks/650€-690€)
  • Students from non-partner institutions: study fee varies according to the length of stay (1 week/500€, 2 weeks/700€, 3 weeks/1050€)
  • For student groups special rates will be negotiated. More information from the contact person of this programme.


Where to stay in Jyväskylä? Hotel information will be published later. Please, take a look at the hotels and other facilities in Jyväskylä.

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JAMK does not provide any insurance. Students coming to JAMK from abroad must take adequate insurance covering

  • medical
  • liability
  • property
  • accident
  • repatriation in case of accidental death

If you are travelling outside of Finland as well, be sure that your insurance is valid in the countries you are visiting. It would be a good idea to check if your vaccinations are up to date (Tetanus etc.).

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How to apply? Application period is 1.3. - 31.5.2020 Apply here

Contact information

Kakko Anneli

Kakko Anneli

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
Teollisuustekniikka, Industrial Engineering
Teknologia, School of Technology


JAMK Summer School

JAMK's International Summer School is a three weeks' educational period including lectures, workshops, get-togethers and interesting site visits.

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