International Jamk

At Jamk, international cooperation is highly valued and internationalisation is actively supported in all of our operations.

Our international cooperation includes cross-border education and RDI-work between higher education institutions and business life, several bachelor and master level degree programmes conducted in English, a wide range of joint research projects, networks, joint degree programmes, foreign students and staff, active student and staff mobility and an operational environment that enables internationalisation. In addition to education, we offer research and development services for business life and industry, which help creating an international Central Finland.

Our extensive international partnership network enables the internationalisation of our students, staff and interest groups. A great deal of the partners, as well as Jamk, participate in the European Commission’s Erasmus+ for higher education programme promoting the internationalisation and quality of higher education through international cooperation projects and exchange programmes.

The European Commission has awarded Jamk e.g. the following quality recognitions: Diploma Supplement Label 2013–2016, Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021–2027 and Erasmus Golden Award for Excellence 2013 (excellent quality in implementing Erasmus staff mobility). Furthermore, many of our Degree Programmes have passed eminent international accreditations.

Exchange and Double Degree Student

Jamk offers incoming exchange and double degree students an international atmosphere for studying. To support your stay in Jyväskylä we provide many services. Find out how to apply for an exchange period at Jamk!

Internationalisation Through Studies

Jamk is an international institution of higher education, where students have many opportunities for improving their international skills.

Mobility Programmes at Jamk

International mobility is an integral part of Jamk's internationalisation. Mobility programmes give frameworks and enable a great deal of students and staff to study and work abroad.

Double Degrees

Complete studies and earn degree certificates from two higher education institutions! Double Degree does not mean double work; studies completed at the partner institution are part of the degree at the home institution. Interested? Read more!

For Visitors

Teachers, specialists, experts from the educational field or business life, Jamk warmly welcomes you for a visit.

Friend Family Programme

Are you interested in learning about other countries, languages and cultures? Join our Friend Family programme!

Accessibility in Exchanges

A special need is not an obstacle to internationalisation. It is also possible to apply for additional financial support from the National agency for an international mobility period. Continue reading.

COVID-19 guidelines at Jamk University of Applied Sciences

This page follows and updates relevant information concerning the COVID-19 -situation and its effects on Jamk.

Contact information

A number of specialists work with matters related to international affairs and activities at Jamk. Below you can find the contact information for Jamk's International Services in the administration.

International Services serves students, staff and partners in cooperation concerning international affairs, cooperation and mobility.

Service hours

  • Office hours: Tue -  Thu 10:00 - 14:00
  • If needed, you may request an appointment outside of the office hours
  • Remote services: Mon - Fri between 9:00 - 15:00 via phone, email or Teams chat
  • You can also book an appointment for online guidance or send us a service request

 

Online guidance

You can book an appointment for online guidance with our International Relations Planners, concerning exchange matters (Jamk logins required). 

You can also send us a service request through Helpdesk, if you have Jamk logins:

  1. Go to Helpdesk, press the button "Submit service request" and log in.
  2. Press "New ticket".
  3. Select the category "International Services - Kansainvälistymispalvelut", then write and submit your message.

If you do not have Jamk logins, you can send us a message using the service request link below.

Location

Main campus (Rajakatu 35): Room B106.1 

Lutakko campus (Piippukatu 2): Tue in the library

Finnish Music campus (Pitkäkatu 18-22): upon request

Institute of Bioeconomy (Tarvaala, Saarijärvi): upon request

Email and social media

General questions:

  • international(at)jamk.fi

Mobility cooperation agreements:

  • international.agreements(at)jamk.fi

Outgoing student mobility:

  • outgoingA(at)jamk.fi - School of Business and School of Professional Teacher Education
  • outgoingB(at)jamk.fi - School of Technology and School of Health and Social Studies

Incoming student mobility:

  • incoming(at)jamk.fi - all Schools of Jamk

Erasmus+ ICM at Jamk:

  • sanna-leena.piiroinen(at)jamk.fi

 

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Postal address

Jamk University of Applied Sciences
International Services
Rajakatu 35
40200 Jyväskylä
Finland

Head of International Services

Nina Björn

Kansainvälisen toiminnan päällikkö, International Relations Manager
Kansainvälistymispalvelut, International Services
Korkeakoulupalvelut, University Services
+358405856791

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Global Education Services

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Research and Development

The aims of the RDI activities include both renewing competence within JAMK and improving competitiveness in the working and business life. Welcome to explore Jamk's multidisciplinary and effective RDI activities.

Language Centre

Jamk Language Centre provides language and communication skills courses which are required for the completion of degrees granted by Jamk University of Applied Sciences.