Business Studies, Education, Intercultural Communication Minor, Social Sciences, and Sport and Health Sciences are recommended for exchange students. The university also offers a Summer School in Human Sciences including themes related to education, sport sciences, psychology, communication and social sciences. Early and Primary Education majors who are native speakers of English have a possibility to do a non-paid traineeship in a day-care center.
Jyväskylä, located in the blue-lake district of Finland, some 170 miles north of Helsinki, is a lively and compact city in a beautiful setting of lakes, ridges, parks and forests. It offers a great variety of cultural and sporting events, such as the annual Summer and Winter Arts Festivals, the Alvar Aalto Symposium, Graphica Creativa, the Neste Rally Finland, museum exhibits and an ongoing variety of plays and concerts. Jyvaskyla is an ideal city for sport and physical recreation: there are more than 200 different venues for sport and leisure activities, and a wide choice of maintained trails and recreational facilities within walking distance.