Entrepreneurship as part of studies

If you are interested in entrepreneurship or the development of entrepreneurial thinking, educational institutions in the Jyväskylä area also offer useful studies related to these topics. Whether you want to start your own business or work for someone else’s business, entrepreneurial skills are highly valued in today’s world of work. Below we have compiled links to information retrieval as well as courses that combine both theoretical and practical knowledge and skills that support entrepreneurship.

University of Jyväskylä


Here, in addition to studies, you will find, among other things, inspiring student entrepreneurship stories, events related to entrepreneurship, and information about networks and collaborators that are important to the entrepreneur.

What is entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial activity all about? How can you commercialize your own know-how? Interested in internationality? Behind the link you will find the basic study module on Entrepreneurship offered by the University of Jyväskylä, as well as individual study modules.

Working life studies common to all increase the ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment, and increase the opportunities for students to network with each other across faculty or subject boundaries. In addition to these courses, you will gain the skills to productize your own skills, develop yourself and work in a team.


Are you wondering what kind of things you want from your job, where you’re actually going, and what working life looks like today? Dreams + Inspiration! The course allows you to outline your own opportunities in working life.

During the DreamUp! Project course, you will have the opportunity to develop your own skills as part of a multidisciplinary team. During the course, the DreamUp! Event for next spring will be prepared and participated in. The next DreamUp event production course will begin in the fall of 2022.

Interested in entrepreneurship and would you like to try it in a safe environment? In the Entrepreneur program, you develop business ideas in a multidisciplinary team based on your own expertise and interests.

Want to try how your own idea could be developed into a business idea? In this course, you will gain experience and an understanding of how an idea or competence can be concretized to a practical level.