Erasmus Experience in Jyväskylä, Finland by Tarlan
Why did you choose to go to Jyväskylä, Finland?
Because of the harsh winter climate of Finland
How long is the scholarship? How much money do you receive to help you with living costs?
Was receiving 720 which was quite okay
What is the student lifestyle like in Jyväskylä?
It was okay, nothing special but not very live
Would you recommend the city and the University of Jyväskylä to other students?
University is pretty good, but the city is quite small and sort of boring
What is the food like?
Food in the university was quite good at an affordable price
Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Jyväskylä?
How much does it cost to live in Jyväskylä?
500-700 euro per month
Is the language easy to get to grips with? Are there language courses available at the University?
Finnish is very difficult but almost everyone can speak English
What's the easiest or most economical way to travel to Jyväskylä from your city?
From Tallinn to Helsinki by ferry and to Jyvaskyla by Onnibus
Where would you recommend to go on a night out in Jyväskylä?
walk nearby lake or some pubs in the corners
What good cultural sites are there to visit?
There some in the hills and museums
Is there any other advice that you could give to students going to Jyväskylä in the future?
Chose this city if you like nature
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