Jyväskylä College


Jyväskylä College is a multidisciplinary vocational institute that provides education for more than 4000 young people annually, preparing them for dozens of different careers. The “Career Start” Programme helps school leavers in their career choices. Jyväskylä College also offers studies towards completing basic education and raising leaving certificate grades, and basic art education in music and dance for children and youth. In 2013 Jyväskylä College was awarded the National Quality Award especially for the development work done on entrepreneurship education. Jyväskylä College is part of the Jyväskylä Educational Consortium.

The Jyväskylä Educational Consortium is owned by Central Finnish municipalities and it carries out regional development schemes in accordance with the education policy of Central Finland. It provides vocational education for the needs of trade and industry and public sector and is also an active player in the world of work.

Jyväskylä College

P.O. Box 427, 40101 Jyväskylä, Finland

international@jao.fi, http://www.jao.fi/en