Language Centre

Welcome to communication and language studies at the Language Centre!

We aim to make your studies at the Language Centre as barrier-free as possible.

Language Centre instructions for students:

  • If you have special needs related to studies (e.g. dyslexia, a visual or hearing impairment or a panic disorder), contact the teacher well before the course begins.
  • Make a study plan with the teacher (e.g. about modes of completion and study aids).
  • In addition to your overall personal study plan, make a communication and language studies plan that takes into account your goals and special needs.
  • Start your communication and language studies early enough so that they support your other studies.
  • Language Centre studies are completed according to requirements but, when possible, with individual arrangements.

Each student is responsible for his or her own studies.

Student Life

Teachers' thoughts

"Toivon aina, että opiskelijat tulevat kertomaan erityistarpeistaan hyvissä ajoin. Henkilökohtaisessa keskustelussa asiat selkiytyvät ja suunnitellaan yhdessä ratkaisuja."
- Merja, Lecturer of Speech Communication

"Students can complete courses with the same level of difficulty but in different ways. In this way it is fair for all but flexible."
- Margaret, English Lecturer

"Om du inte vågar tala svenska hjälper jag dig gärna."
- Camilla, Swedish Lecturer

Goodie operating model

The Goodie operating model aims

  • to ensure that students have easily accessible wellbeing counselling for every need and phase of their studies
  • to support students take care of their study ability and to overcome any difficulties
  • to help students find motivation to study and meaningfulness in their studies

Further information



Street address:
Seminaarinmäki Campus,
Oppio building

Office hours: Mon-Fri 8-16


Postal address:
University Language Centre
P.O.Box 35
40014 University of Jyväskylä

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