Welcome to Gradia!


On these pages you will find information about the practicalities concerning international students’ stays at Gradia Vocational College. You will also find information about how to come to Jyväskylä and Jämsä.

Please, remember that the first contacts to us are always made by your Teacher or International Coordinator. These pages are aimed mainly to the students of present partners of Gradia Vocational College.

Academic year at Gradia starts at the beginning of August and ends at the end of May. Between August and May, we warmly welcome foreign students for both work-based learning as well as to vocational studies in the workshops with Finnish students.

Autumn Semester 9.8.-22.12.2023

  • Autumn Break 16.-20.10.2023
  • Indepence Day 6.12.2023

Incoming students to Gradia Autumn 2023 and Spring 2024

For further information, please contact Gradia’s International Office

  • Ms. Tea Koskela, tea.koskela@gradia.fi
  • Mr. Joonas Penttinen, joonas.penttinen@gradia.fi
  • Ms. Niina Helin, niina.helin@gradia.fi