Degree Student

Regulations and Principles

This page sets out the main rules and principles that govern students' studies and student life. Please familiarise yourself with them.

Degree Regulations

The Degree Regulations of Jamk University of Applied Sciences are rules that are approved by the Academic Board. The regulations determine the most important principles and practices governing studying and guidance.

  • The right to study / study entitlement: student admission, enrolment, maximum study period, losing and restoring the right to study
  • The studies: study guidance, curricula, Personal Learning Plan (PLP), completing studies, accreditation, assessment practices, thesis and maturity test
  • Graduation: degree certificate
  • Drug testing
  • Disciplinary Procedure
  • Appeals to the decisions of the University of Applied Sciences.

Pedagogical Principles

There are 13 pedagogical principles at Jamk that describe how learning, teaching, and guidance are put into practice.

Ethical Principles

Ethical competence has been raised to a common, general working life competence for UAS students. The attached document describes matters including the ethical principles of student and staff conduct and procedures in cases of fraud. The Ethics Committee of Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences promotes the implementation of ethical principles in the institution’s activities.

Principles of Guidance at Jamk

The guidance provided by Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences supports students in completing their degree, gaining employment, and in developing lifelong career skills. The principles of guidance are applied in all Jamk units and courses and apply to all students and staff.