Professional Teacher Education

Are you interested in teaching and training? In our post-degree programmes you can study to become a professional teacher, vocational special needs teacher and study counsellor.

The length of the studies varies from 1 to 2 years depending on the student's personal study plan. We offer you an enthusiastic and inspiring learning environment. The annual application period is on January.

Teacher Education Programmes

Professional Teacher Education is available in English, as hybrid studies. The Vocational Special Needs and Study Counsellor -programmes are carried out in Finnish.

International Teacher Education for the Digital Era

Application period: 3.1.2023 - 19.1.2023

Study mode:

Part-time studies

Education starts: 1.8.2023

Specialise in Study Counselling

Study mode:

Part-time studies

Education starts: 30.8.2022

Vocational Special Needs Teacher Education

Study mode:

Part-time studies

Education starts: 1.8.2022

Contact us

Jamk University of Applied Sciences
School of Professional Teacher Education
Innova 1, Piippukatu 11
40100 Jyväskylä, FINLAND

Tel. +358 20 743 8100
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Questions about the applications or the studies? Student Services email: opiskelijapalvelut.aokk(at)