Welcome to Gradia!


On these pages you will find information about the practicalities concerning international students’ stays at Gradia Jyväskylä and Gradia Jämsä. 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 Jyväskylä and Gradia Jämsä.

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.

Academic year 2019-2020
Autumn semester 7.8.-20.12.2019
Autumn holidays 14.-20.10.2019
Independence Day 6.12.2019
Christmas holidays 21.12.2019-2.1.2020   

Spring semester 2.1.-29.5.2020
Winter holidays 24.2.-1.3.2020
Easter break 10.-13.4.2020
May Day  1.5.2020
Ascension Day 21.5.2020