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News, current topics and events at Jamk.



Vocational Special Needs Teacher Jenna Tynkkynen is Jamk's Alumni of the Year 2024

The Alumni of the Year Award is given to a graduate of the Jamk University of Applied Sciences who, after graduating, has been a positive Jamk ambassador and has promoted cooperation between the Jamk and working life.


Accessible environments enable higher education for people with disabilities – Jamk is involved in enhancing inclusive East African universities

The BERT - Breaking Education Barriers: Inclusion, Rehabilitation, and Technology -project (2024–2026) aims to improve inclusive learning environments and practices in two East African partner universities.


The SportsComp project aims to modernise and develop international sports physiotherapy competencies

The Erasmus+ funded Higher education to improve competency in Sports Physiotherapy (SportsComp) project updates and modernises sports physiotherapy competences.


Library opening hours on 24 Feb-3 Mar

Main Library is closed on Saturday, 24 Feb.


English-language degree programmes attract applicants

The popularity of English-language degree programmes continues. A total of approximately 18,000 applications were submitted to Jamk University of Applied Sciences. That is several dozen times more than the available study places.


BioBoosters aims at solving 50 innovation challenges

The core activity of the bioeconomy business accelerator BioBoosters is to provide a meeting place that accelerates innovation activities for leading bioeconomy companies, SMEs and startups as well as developers and researchers.



Get to Know Jyväskylä: Ähtäri Zoo trip by Talent Boost (8.03.24)

Get ready for the first Get to Know Jyväskylä event by Jamk Talent Boost and JAMKO.  On the 8th of March we will be taking our Jamk students to an adventure on the nature!  Ähtäri Zoo - is a great place to learn about the Finnish nature!


Intensive Online Seminar Week - International Centre for Responsible Tourism Finland

Welcome to this Intensive Online Seminar Week where you get to explore different topics around responsible tourism in the form of keynote speeches, lectures, discussions, and workshops!


ERASMUS+ Sustainable Sport Management Seminar

Join our hybrid seminar on Wednesday the 20th of March 2024 from 8.45 to 14.30 (UTC+2) to learn more about Sustainability in Sport Management. The event will be held in Jamk’s main campus’s Tulikari auditorium, but you can also join online on Zoom.


Breaking Education Barriers - Inclusion, Rehabilitation and Technology

Breaking Barriers in Education seminar will address issues related to the BERT project's theme through interesting presentations.


Jamk Culture Day - Main Campus (27.03.2024, 10.00-15.00)

Jamk Talent Boost is inviting you to discover diversity and learn about various cultures! Visit D-lounge at Main Campus between 10.00-13.00, meet the students who present cultural objects. Watch performances from 13.00-15.00 in the Canteen.


Wanna be a Future Rock Star in Digital Revolution of Sustainable Food and Bioeconomy business?

Join the Smart Bioeconomy Bootcamp! Register now for a 5-day Bootcamp for highly motivated students ready to learn about digital revolution in sustainable food, bioeconomy and agritech business as well as entrepreneurial skills.