Focus Areas

Creativity is the engine of continuous development at Jamk. As pioneers, we break boundaries and act as a guiding light wherever there is a thirst for even stronger expertise. Our strengths are recognised both nationally and internationally.

Jamk's focus areas are based on the needs of the operating environment and Jamk’s as well as cooperation partners’ strong expertise. The expertise of Jamk and the cooperation partners gathered creates nationally competitive centres of excellence.

The focus areas are growing and known at the national and partly also at the international level. Each focus area has a significant education task, focused RDI activity and professional service activity. The focus areas are compatible with the growth pact of the City of Jyväskylä and the regional strategy for Central Finland. 

Automation and robotics

We help companies navigate and develop through automation, robotics, machine vision and closely related technologies.


Jamk is a developer of business and promoter of export activity within bioeconomy. It creates new material economy and circular economy saving natural resources. Several areas of expertise are connected to bioeconomy.


We educate experts in responsible tourism and develop the tourism industry in collaboration with businesses and our other partners.

Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation

We act as a forerunner in rehabilitation, developing the best rehabilitation solutions in collaboration with working and business life.

Applied Cybersecurity

Today's world relies strongly on digital services and information. We are at the forefront of technological development, and the preparedness for modern cyber threats.

Innovative Learning

On this focus area Jamk develops, innovates, and researches work-oriented learning and pedagogical solutions that support it. We serve as your development and research partner in the work-oriented learning ecosystem!

Fields of Study

Jamk offers studies in eight fields of study, six out of which offers programmes also in English. Professional Teacher Education is also available in English. Learn more about the practically oriented Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree programmes we offer in English through the link below.

See also

Game Technologies and Esports

We bring together expertise development related to game technologies and esports. Our goal is to become the globally most recognized and esteemed university utilizing game technologies and esports through national and international RDI activities.

Sport Business Research

Jamk's Sport Business team is Finland's leading research and development solutions provider in the field of sport business and the experience industry.