University of Jyvaskyla (Finland)

The University of Jyväskylä is a multidisciplinary, dedicated scientific university. It is strongly linked with top national and international research, business and innovation communities. The University has received the right to use “HR Excellence in Research” logo. The recognition signals that the HR policy at the JYU can guarantee that the status of researchers at the University meets the EU targets. The University is also highly successful in attracting external competitive funding, from national as well as European funding agencies. Learning, development and well-being across the life course are among the key research areas in the research strategy of the University. The project team is multi-disciplinary involving researchers from the Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Department of Psychology, and the Institute for Educational Research. The team has extensive experience in the research on youth, well-being, learning and education. The team also has special expertise in longitudinal studies, such as PISA (Institute of Educational Research), and FinEdu, PIRE, LEAD, and Mind-the-Gap (Dept. of Psychology).



Terhi-Anna Wilska

Katariina Salmela-Aro

Arto Ahonen

Nina Heräjärvi