JAMKO's New Student's Guide

information for new students starting in JAMK UAS

Freetime and student culture

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Jyväskylä is a student city and it is clearly visible. JAMKO is part of this student city and organises various leisure opportunities and services.

JAMKO office

JAMKO Office deals with issues related to membership and student cards. Becoming JAMKO’s member and continuing your membership has been made easy online. Student cards can be picked up at JAMKO’s office in Rajakatu or on the other member service points. The office also gives advice on student cards, membership and student discounts. You can pay your membership and student card either by cash or by card (Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro). Payment in member service points with card only. The office also sells tickets to JAMKO’s events and runs the thesis binding service, which will become current for you in later stages of your studies. In addition, the Survival kit service aimed at international students is handled by JAMKO’s office. Survival Kits are paid and returned to the office.


JAMKOs office, Rajakatu Main Campus, F-wing, FP023, Rajakatu 35, 40200 Jyväskylä.

Opening hours

JAMKO Member service points are open on different campuses in the autumn 2017. Dates and locations will be published later on JAMKO’s website


JAMKO Café is a relaxing living room of the students. There you can study, meet your friends, enjoy a snack or even play pool or PlayStation. With JAMKO’s membership you get -10% discount from JAMKO cafés products. JAMKO Café is located in the Main campus at Rajakatu 35, F – wing.

Follow JAMKO Café: You can keep up with the delicious discounts by following JAMKO Café on Facebook!

Student sports keeps you moving


JAMKO and it’s co-organisations are very active in organising versatile activities. Group fitness classes, ballgame shifts, sports events, such as football, baseball and floor ball tournaments and a gym are available for all the students. In addition during the autumn semester the traditional well-being week is organized.

Academic Sports

Academic Sports of Jyväskylä organises various sport services for the students and staff of JAMK UAS, Jyväskylä University and HUMAKkk-liikunta_tunnus_ottiainen_ja_nauha_eng

  • over 60 weekly group fitness classes
  • over 40 weekly ball game shifts
  • sports events

More information: https://www.korkeakoululiikunta.fi/en


JAMKO’s members can break a sweat for free! JAMKO´s gym is located in JAMK´s main campus. JAMKO´s gym is for JAMKO´s members only, so keep your student card with you when exercising in the gym. More info behind this link: JAMKO´s gym>>

Additional information:
JAMKO board member responsible of well-being: hyvinvointi@jamko.fi

JAMKO’s events coloring the everyday life


In JAMKO’s parties and events you get to know your fellow students and see students from other study programmes. JAMKO has several big events during the year, like Tursajaiset – the freshmen party, and some more frequent smaller parties and events.

Burger Nights and parties, Tuesday Clubs and also JAMKO Detentions are both held during the spring and autumn semester. JAMKO also arranges trips to neighboring countries of Finland and magical Lapland as well as gives an opportunity to familiarise oneself with the different sides of Jyväskylä. And we are not going to slow down during the spring either so worry not!

The current events you’ll find from JAMKO’s webpage and event calendar.

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