Welcome, Exchange and Double Degree Students!

JAMK University of Applied Sciences offers exchange and double degree students an international atmosphere for studying. To support your stay in Jyväskylä we provide many kinds of services, including tutoring, orientation and Friend Family programme.

On these pages you can find information for planning and applying for your exchange period. You can also find advice on the practicalities to arrange before arriving to Finland and JAMK. We hope you find the following pages and information useful.

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Why choose JAMK as the destination of your exchange period?

Why Jyväskylä?
• a student-friendly city offering a wide range of activities and opportunities
• a modern centre for industry and learning
• a “pocket size metropol” with a lively urban centre
• all the services, shops, schools and work are close at hand
• a wide variety of leisure and sport activities

• modern learning environments, skilled personnel and excellent services
• well-equipped facilities and libraries providing free computer services and Internet access
• a wide variety of interesting professional courses taught in English
• an efficient, yet relaxed and international atmosphere
• Erasmus Award for Excellence 2013

Check for some more reasons to choose JAMK!

Admissions Criteria for Exchange and Double Degree Students

Who can apply for an exchange or double degree period at JAMK?

Study Programmes and Courses offered for Exchange and Double Degree Students

Find out the study programmes available for exchange and double degree students as well as the courses offered

Application Periods and Process for Exchange and Double Degree Students

When and how to apply for an exchange or double degree period at JAMK

Insurance Coverage for Exchange and Double Degree Students

Be sure to get the necessary insurances before arriving to JAMK!

Visa, Residence Permit and Right of Residence for Exchange and Double Degree students

Remember to apply for a possible needed Visa/Residence Permit in time

Accommodation for Exchange and Double Degree Students

Rent a student-friendly-priced apartment from Central Finland Student Housing Foundation or if you prefer more centrally located and higher quality furnished apartments, check some other agencies for rental apartments.

Studying at JAMK and living in Jyväskylä

Semester dates, services for foreign students, arrival, Finland and Jyväskylä, costs of living, student meals, sports and leisure activities, health services....

Transcript of Records and Double Degree Students Degree Certificate issued by JAMK

All exchange and double degree students receive a Transcript of Records after the exchange automatically and free of charge. When graduating the double degree students must apply for Degree Certificate

Accessibility in Exchanges

Going on exchange regardless of injury, chronic illness or some other impediment! Accessibility grant is meant for persons with special needs participating in exchange programmes, who need some additional financial support to carry out their exchange.

Request for Certified Copies from International Services

Certified copies related to your exchange or practical training abroad are available for purchase.

Contact Information for International Activities

Contact Information for International Services, International Coordinators, International Practical Training Coordinators and other Services related to international activities