Jopka (previously Jyväskylä Students’ Camera Club) is a photography club with a long history and a tradition of providing students and photographers easy access to photography in Jyväskylä. Jopka which was formed in the 70s, has its roots in the university community.
Currently, Jopka offers an affordable photo studio (from 20€/day) in KOAS Ristonmaa and occasionally provides photography courses. Jopka aims to be an enabler for photographers and a community for like-minded people in Jyväskylä.
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JES is a society that offers a community and events for students and young adults interested in entrepreneurship, self-development and networking with like-minded people. We want to enable international students to get acquainted with local students and Jyväskylä’s entrepreneurship ecosystem.
– JES is an interdisciplinary community: you can attend despite the line of study!
– Events both in Finnish and English
– Always free of charge
– All upcoming events are posted on our Facebook and our website
– You don’t have to be our member to attend our events.

The local and organic food circle in Jyväskylä (Jolppi ry)

Jolppi is a platform for ordering local, mostly organic food from individual farmers and small manufacturers. Our volunteers organize eight food delivery events per year, and 1 – 2 weeks before each delivery day customers place their orders through an online form. Most popular products are root vegetables, fresh bread, muesli, eggs and frozen berries.

JYT (Student theater)

Jyväskylän ylioppilasteatteri is a bold and ambitious amateur theater founded in 1960. JYT has its headquarters at Ylioppilastalo Ilokivi on Seminaarinmäki campus. JYT seeks new members via entrance exams. As an open and flexible theater Jyväskylän ylioppilasteatteri is defined by its members.


Speksi is a form of interactive musical theatre with dance performances, where the audience can influence what happens on the stage. During a show, a viewer can shout “OMSTART!”, and performers will improvise based on their request. JyväSpeksi is a lively student community organized around theatre. Formed mainly by students from JYU, JyväSpeksi creates one play per study year, and shows are usually presented in the ballroom of the main building (C-building) in late spring. Welcome!

Loimun opiskelijat ry

Lumina Campus is an open Christian community for JYU and JAMK students. We value relationships, sharing lives and exploring Christianity. We operate in English and in Finnish. Everyone without regard to their world view or church background is welcome, you don’t have to be a Christian to join.
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The organization’s aim is to connect business students of the University of Jyväskylä, and to help its members to create a network of contacts between Nordic business students.

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Jyväskylän poikkitieteelliset pannarit ry

Jyväskylän Poikkitieteelliset Pannarit brings together all the people who love crepes, pancakes, waffles, and other pastries. We organize events where we enjoy their deliciousness in good company.

Beer Society DOS

Beer Society DOS ry is an academic beer society whose mission is to promote beer knowledge and beer culture among students. We host tasting events and other beer focused events every month.