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University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Faculty has the following Centres of Excellence in Research nominated by the Academy of Finland: History of Society: Rethinking Finland 1400-2000, shared with the University of Tampere (2012-2017), Philosophical Psychology, Morality and Politics (2008-2013).



International master's programmes taught in English:

  • Master's Degree Programme in Intercultural Communication
  • Master's Degree Programme in Music, Mind and Technology
  • Master's Degree Programme in Music Therapy


Research conducted in the Faculty of Humanities examines humans who create culture and traditions, establish communities and interact with others. The fields of study represented in the Faculty include languages and communication, arts and music, and culture and history. The Faculty combines the best traditions of humanist general education with high-profile research carried out in accordance with Finnish and international scholarly standards.

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