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.

Autumn Semester 8.8.-21.12.2022

  • Autumn Break 17.-21.10.2022
  • Independence Day 6.12.2022
  • Christmas Holiday 22.12.2022-6.1.2023

Spring Semester 9.1.-2.6.2023

  • Winter Break 27.2.-3.3.2023
  • Easter Holiday 7.-10.4.2023
  • May Day (Public Holiday) 1.5.2023
  • Ascension Day (Public Holiday) 18.5.2023

Incoming students to Gradia Autumn 2022 and Spring 2023

For further information, please contact Gradia’s International Affairs Specialists

  • Ms. Tea Koskela (students), tea.koskela@gradia.fi
  • Mr. Joonas Penttinen (students), joonas.penttinen@gradia.fi
  • Ms. Rea Tuominen (staff), rea.tuominen@gradia.fi