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University of Jyväskylä is one of the largest and most popular multidisciplinary universities in Finland. The University has about 2,500 employees and nearly 15,000 students from around 100 countries. The annual budget of the University is 201 million euro.
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The University of Jyväskylä conducts significant, world class research in its core fields. The University interacts with society in an active and responsible manner in regional, national and international contexts.
We are one of the largest and most popular multidisciplinary universities in Finland. Our seven faculties host nearly 15,000 students from all over Finland and nearly 100 countries around the world. We offer high-quality, research-based master's degree programmes in English on our fields of special expertise.
The University of Jyväskylä has strong ties with top national and international research, business and innovation communities. A multidisciplinary approach and impact are emphasised in research. The University features world-class research groups in its core fields.
The cultural spirit of the city of Jyväskylä is tangible in the University campuses, not least for their inviting gardens and architecture, which blends the 1800s with the modern designs of Alvar Aalto and Arto Sipinen. A lakeside beach in the middle of the campus lends a crowning touch to the University grounds.
The highest decision-making body of the organisation is the University Board. It appoints the Rector for five-year period. Today the University is lead by Rector, Dr. Matti Manninen. The University of Jyväskylä has seven faculties and seven independent institutes.
Based on the number of applicants, we are among the most popular universities in Finland. In 2015 the acceptance rate was about 10%. There are lots of statistics in an organisation like ours: how many doctoral or master’s thesis we had last year? What are the figures of funding?