Kuva: Anna Kyppö


The University of Jyväskylä is the only academic institution in the Nordic countries with such a long history of offering Slovak studies.

Studies in Slovak Language and Culture

Slovak is an Indo-European language and belongs to the group of West Slavic languages, together with Czech, Polish and Sorbian. The Slovak language has been taught in Finland since 1978.

Students of Slovak may participate in the annual summer school of Slovak language and culture Studia Academica Slovaca organized by the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Registration for the courses in SISU 

  • XSL0005 Slovak 1
  • XSL0006 Slovak 2

Expand your Slovak skills  by taking part in student exchange in Slovakia, the geographic and historical crossroad of Europe! Read more

The Multilingual Intercultural Competence (MIC) offers degree students at the University of Jyväskylä the chance to invest in the development of their internationalization capabilities and demonstrate their competence. Read more