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Welcome to Alkio College

Alkio College is located in Korpilahti, Jyväskylä, right beside the beautiful Lake Päijänne. The college was founded in 1947.  Annually more than 300 students from all over Finland study on campus.

Alkio College is located in a naturally beautiful environment. Students and visitors can enjoy the peaceful silence of the Finnish
countryside, nature walks in forests and various activities on Lake Päijänne. There are several UNESCO world heritage sites nearby.

Alkio College offers catering and conference services as well as accommodation.

The best ideas and experiences come together!

Do you know your dream already or are you still searching? Alkio College offers you a range of study options – whether you are aiming at higher education, looking for extra support to achieve your goals or willing to develop your competence.

We offer you high-quality teaching in a variety of fields. You can participate in

  • prep courses for university and university of applied sciences
  • creative studies
  • studies for immigrants
  • complementary studies to develop your skills
  • upper secondary courses
  • the Power Year study programme aimed at youth in compulsory education

Your studies at Alkio prepare you for entrance exams into higher education and pave your road for a degree! High-quality contact teaching, personal guidance and motivated peers give you the best possible boost to succeed in your studies.

Alkio College is located in Korpilahti, Jyväskylä, on the shores of Lake Päijänne. Three hundred students from all over Finland, as well as almost two hundred students of the Humak University of Applied Sciences study on our campus called Tähtiniemi.  Studies at Alkio College are mainly offered in Finnish. Welcome to learn more about our extensive range of study programmes!