International university close to nature
The University of Jyväskylä (JYU) is an internationally renowned research university – an open and collaborative community with about 2,500 staff members and 14,500 students. It was founded in 1863 as a teacher seminary. Today, natural sciences, humanities, and sport and health sciences as well as teacher education are the university’s areas of special expertise. JYU’s research is among the top three per cent of all universities in global rankings such as Times Higher Education, CWTS Leiden, Best Global University and QS World University. JYU is a student-friendly university where everything is close and accessible. As a multidisciplinary university, we offer our students a wide range of possibilities to undertake and combine studies and research, even in brand new areas. Student wellbeing support is important for us. We promote student wellbeing with a unique Student Life concept.
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Faculty of Mathematics and Science
The Faculty of Mathematics and Science is one of the six faculties of the University of Jyväskylä. It is the biggest and one of the most international faculties of University of Jyväskylä. Faculty comprises four departments: Biological and Environmental Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and Statistics. In addition, the faculty includes a cross-disciplinary research centre, the Nanoscience Center, and extends even further to the Konnevesi Research Station.
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In the fields of mathematics and science, Faculty provides significant world-class research and education, and trains experts for the changing needs of the labour market by utilizing high-quality pedagogy as well as modern facilities, methods and technologies.