The University of Jyväskylä is a nationally and internationally significant research university and an expert on education that focuses on human and natural sciences. JYU combines high-level competence in education, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, and sport and health sciences, as well as in economics and business administration, into a multidisciplinary entity. JYU is Finland’s leading expert in teacher education and adult education, as well as the major exporter of education.
JYU's research and education profile is strengthened through the following core fields:
Learning, teaching and the learning and growth environments that support development Basic natural phenomena and mathematical thinking Languages, culture and communities in global change processes Physical activity, health and wellbeing Information technology and the human in the knowledge society