When you plan your mobility period in Jyväskylä you should keep in mind the schedule for the academic year, vacations and bank holidays. Normally we receive more international students during springtime but please note that in Finland the spring semester ends already at the end of May and after graduation day our teachers and students summer holidays start.

Academic year 2014-2015

6 August 2014: The academic year starts
13-17 October 2014: Autumn holiday
21 December 2014 -1 January 2015: Christmas holiday

6 January 2015: Epiphany
24-28 February 2015: Winter holiday
3-6 April 2015: Easter
1 May 2015: May Day
14 May 2015: Ascension Day
29 May 2015: Graduation day, summer holiday begins