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Exchange Studies: Agricultural and Rural Industries (Bachelor level)


Teaching languages

  • English


Choose 0 - 30 cr


Min. 1 year of studies completed at the home institution. Student's study background must be compatible with this Exchange Study Progamme.


Exchange students are recommended to complete approx. 5 ECTS per exchange month (totaling 30 ECTS per semester).

Students applying to this Exchange Study Programme should choose courses in their study plan mainly from this course offering. In addition to the professional studies, students can complement their studies by choosing language and communication courses (see Exchange Studies: Languages and Communication offering for all Exchange Students)

If students find courses suitable to their study background also in other Exchange Study Programmes at Jamk, they may propose 1-2 per semester in their study plan. However, enrolment for them is not guaranteed.

Further Information

- Only Spring semester: from mid-March towards the end of June. The course offering is published by the end of October at the latest.

Course Enrollment:
Course enrollments and possible changes to the study plan are done after arriving to Jamk. Each course has a limited number of places for exchange students and thus, some students may not get in to their preferred courses and have to change their course choices and enrollment after arrival.

Tailor-made study packages outside of exchange programmes:
There might be some separately agreed and tailored study packages for certain student groups (usually fees apply). In case of the packages courses in this Exchange Study Programme, the regular exchange student nomination/application process and support services do not apply. The receiving programme of Jamk shall co-ordinate the package from beginning to end. Please contact the study package liaison for further information.


Courses in this Exchange Study Programme are meant for Incoming Exchange Students who study Agricultural and Rural Industries/Bioeconomy or related study field at their home institution. An exchange agreement with Jamk and the home institution is required. Students should contact their home institution’s International Office/Services to find out if an co-operation agreement exists.

The courses are part of our curricula for degree students and are taught in English. Studying is full-time and includes both contact lessons, online work, independent studying and/or group work. There is no specific exam period, exams are usually at the end of each course.

One ECTS credit is equivalent to about 27 hours of student work.

Practical training placements via this programme can be enquired (placement not guaranteed).

NB! Exchanges possible only in the spring semester (March-June). The campus of this Exchange Study Programme is located about 70 kilometres from Jyväskylä, in Saarijärvi.

Code Name Credits (cr)
LMSB2500 Bioeconomy, people and environment 5
LMWB0200 Bioenergy Use in the Rural Areas 5
LMSB6400 Business Plan 5
BI00BB47 Each One Teach One 2 - 8
BI00BB10 English Conversation 5
EXSTLANGUAGES Exchange Studies: Languages and Communication offering for all Exchange Students 0 - 15
ZZ00BA11 FF Bioeconomy Business Piloting 2 5
BI00BB19 Finnish for beginners 5
BI00CP91 French for beginners 1 5
BI00CP92 French for beginners 2 5
BI00CP93 German for beginners 1 5
BI00CP94 German for beginners 2 5
BI00BX78 Improve your English 5
LMWB0100 Innovations in Bioeconomy 6
LMWB0300 Natural resources 5
BI00CP95 Spanish for Beginners 1 5
BI00CP96 Spanish for Beginners 2 5