Nordplus

NORDPLUS is an exchange programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers which aims to promote international mobility within the Nordic countries.

For whom?

All students whose home faculty/subject is a member of a Nordplus network can apply for Nordplus exchange to the Nordic (and Baltic) countries.The student has to have completed at least a year's worth of studies in his/her home university before going on exchange.

Nordplus is not meant for post-graduate studies or research funding.

Principles of Nordplus exchange

Nordplus student grants are given for full-time studies in another university that is part of the Nordplus network. You can go on Nordplus exchange for 1-12 months. The studies completed in another university must be fully transferrable at the University of Jyväskylä.

Nordplus grant

The Nordplus student grant is given for one or two semesters. The Nordplus grant consists of the student grant and the travel grant. In the academic year 2018-2019 the student grant is a maximum of 200 € / month (depends on the network). The travel grant is a maximum of (also depends on the network):

  • 330 € for Sweden, Norway and Denmark
  • 660 € for Iceland

Nordplus & internship

The Nordplus exchange can also by done as an internship period instead of study exchange. The internship can take place in the public sector, the private sector, or in a civic organization. The student must acquire the internship position on his/her own.

Application

Apply to Nordplus exchange through the Mobility-Online portal. Application period for 2019-2020 is open during 15 Jan - 15 Feb.

Nordplus networks

The JYU faculties listed below are members of Nordplus networks:

Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences / Gerontology

Name of the network: Nordplus Gerontology
Contact person: Sanna Väisänen, tel. 050 395 6023, e-mail: sanna.m.vaisanen[at]jyu.fi
Cooperation: student and teacher exchange

Partner universities:

  • Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare
  • Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet
  • Lund University
  • University of Iceland

Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences / Physical Education and Social Sciences of Sport

Name of the network: Nordplus Idrott (NIN)
Contact person: Sanna Väisänen, tel. 050 395 6023, e-mail: sanna.m.vaisanen[at]jyu.fi
Cooperation: student and teacher exchange, intensive courses

Partner universities:

  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Göteborg university
  • Örebro University
  • The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences
  • Umeå University
  • Linnaeus University
  • Norges idrettshøgskole
  • University of Iceland
  • Lithuanian Sports University
  • University of Copenhagen
  • Aalborg University
  • Aarhus University
  • Universitetet i Agder
  • Malmö University
  • Latvian Academy of Sport Education
  • Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
  • Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
  • University College of South East Norway
  • Nord University
  • Halmstad University

Department of Language and Communication Studies / Journalism

Name of the network: Kvalitetssäkring och gemensam yrkesutveckling inom nordisk journalistik
Contact person: Anne-Riitta Vanhala, tel. 040 805 3383, e-mail: anne-riitta.vanhala[at]jyu.fi

Cooperation: student and teacher exchange, intensive courses

Partner universities:

  • Danish School of Media and Journalism
  • Linnaeus University
  • Sámi University College
  • Høgskulen i Volda
  • Universitetet i Stavanger
  • OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University
  • NLA Høgskolen
  • University of Greenland
  • Roskilde University
  • University of Gothenburg
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Stockholm University
  • Universitetet i Bergen
  • Universitetet i Nordland
  • Sodertorn University

Department of Language and Communication Studies / Communication

Name of the network: Nordplus Media and Communication
Contact person: Anne-Riitta Vanhala, tel. 040 805 3383, e-mail: anne-riitta.vanhala[at]jyu.fi
Cooperation: student and teacher exchange

Partner universities:

  • Aarhus University
  • Aalborg University
  • Danish School of Media and Journalism
  • University of Copenhagen
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • University of Bergen
  • Roskilde University
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Greenland University
  • Stockholm University
  • Göteborg university
  • University of Oslo
  • University of Agder

Department of Language and Communication Studies / Swedish

Name of the network: Netværket for de nordiske litteratur-, kultur- og sproginstitutioner, NORDLIKS
Contact person: Anne-Riitta Vanhala, tel. 040 805 3383 e-mail: anne-riitta.vanhala[at]jyu.fi
Cooperation: student and teacher exchange, intensive courses
Partner universitities:

  • University of Copenhagen
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Roskilde University
  • Aalborg University
  • Aarhus University
  • University of Tartu
  • University of the Faroe Islands
  • Ilinniarfissuaq
  • University of Iceland
  • UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • University of Bergen
  • University of Oslo
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • University of Agder
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Stockholm University
  • Uppsala University
  • Linnaeus University
  • University of Gothenburg

Department of Psychology

Name of the network: Nordplus Network in Psychology
Contact person: Elisa Heimovaara, tel. 0400 247 421 e-mail: elisa.heimovaara[at]jyu.fi
Cooperation: student and teacher exchange

Partner universities:

  • Aalborg University
  • Aarhus University
  • Universitetet i Bergen
  • Göteborg university

Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy / Political Science

Name of the network: Studenter- og lærerudveksling inden for statskundskab
Contact person: Kirsi Torkkola, tel. 040 805 3110, e-mail: kirsi.torkkola[at]jyu.fi
Cooperation: student and teacher exchange

Partner universities:

  • Aarhus University
  • University of Copenhagen
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • University of Umeå 
  • Stockholm University
  • University of Gothenburg
  • University of Iceland
  • Lund University
  • University of Faroe Islands
  • UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • Uppsala University
  • Universitetet i Oslo
  • Universitetet i Bergen

Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy / Philosophy

Name of the network: NORDPLUS Network in Philosophy
Contact person: Kirsi Torkkola, tel. 040 805 3110, e-mail: kirsi.torkkola[at]jyu.fi
Cooperation: student and teacher exchange

Partner universities:

  • University of Iceland
  • University of Akureyri
  • Bifrost University
  • Aarhus University
  • University of Copenhagen
  • Universitetet i Bergen
  • Universitetet i Oslo
  • UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Lund University
  • Royal Institute of Technology
  • Stockholm University
  • Umeå University
  • Uppsala University
  • Södertörn University
  • Linköping University 
  • University of Tartu
  • Tallinn University
  • Univesity of Latvia
  • Riga Stradins University
  • Vilnius University
  • Vytautas Magnus University
  • Mykolas Romeris University
  • Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences
  • Tallinn University of Technology
  • University of the Faroe Islands

School of Business and Economics

Name of the network: NOREK
Contact person:Merja Lehtomäki, puh. 040 193 8112, e-mail: jsbe.mobility[at]jyu.fi
Cooperation: student and teacher exchange, joint syllabuses

Partner universities:

  • Stockholm University, Stockholm Business School
  • BI Norwegian Business School
  • Norges Handelshøyskole
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • University of Iceland (application through the Erasmus programme)
  • Umeå University
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Linköping University (to be confirmed for the academic year 2019-2020)
  • Aalborg University (to be confirmed for the academic year 2019-2020)
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Örebro University (application through the Erasmus programme)
  • Reykjavik University (to be confirmed for the academic year 2019-2020)