Finnish Music Campus

Welcome to the Finnish Music Campus!

Finnish Music Campus – committed to excellence in music education and performance

The Finnish Music Campus combines the educational expertise and research facilities in music of the three following institutions: the Jyväskylä Educational Consortium, the JAMK University of Applied Sciences and the University of Jyväskylä.

The Finnish Music Campus offers education for the following degrees:

  • Jyväskylä Educational Consortium: vocational education of musicians and basic education in music and dance
  • JAMK University of Applied Sciences: Bachelor of Culture and Arts (instrument or singing teacher, music instructor, early childhood music educator, choir leader or musical theatre professional)
  • University of Jyväskylä: The Department of Music, art and culture studies offers Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Doctoral degrees in Music Education (music teacher for comprehensive school and upper secondary school) and in Musicology (researchers in music, administrators of music institutions, and orchestra or experts of public relations in music festivals and media). The Department of Music, art and culture studies offers also Master’s degree programmes in Music Therapy and Music, Mind and Technology (lasts till the end of 2018). The Department of Teacher Education offers basic studies in music for class teachers.

For music experts and professionals the Finnish Music Campus is a centre, where music pedagogy issues can be discussed and music research can be enhanced and developed.

Studying at the Finnish Music Campus

The collaboration within the Finnish Music Campus covers activities from musical playschool to education of music students and doctoral students. All of this is made possible by music experts, professionals in teaching, researchers; and cooperation with working life. The institutions within the Finnish Music Campus arrange part of their activities and courses together.

The Master’s programmes in Music Mind and Technology and Music Therapy are delivered in English. The language of tuition in other programmes is mainly Finnish, but some courses are offered for the international students of all the institutions.

Jyväskylä – little big city!

Jyväskylä is a prominent school and university city with some 45,000 students during the academic year. The University of Jyväskylä, JAMK University of Applied Sciences and the Jyväskylä Educational Consortium are among the most popular institutions in Finland with some 24,000 students.

Jyväskylä is a city of 135,000 inhabitants, cosy and vibrant, youthful and innovative and also a safe and pleasant place to live. Thanks to the short distances and lively urban centre, Jyväskylä is a “little big city”, where all the services, shops, schools, and workplaces are close at hand. For more information: http://jyvaskyla.fi/international