All applications to Jyväskylän Lyseon lukio IB Diploma Programme should be made electronically at opintopolku.fi / studyinfo.fi following the regulations and deadlines of Joint application to upper secondary education, spring 2019 19.2.2019 - 12.3.2019 at 15:00.
Jyväskylän Lyseon lukio is committed to accepting 60 new students for the IB Diploma Programme preparatory studies in 2019.
Admission to Jyväskylän Lyseon lukio’s IB Diploma Programme is selective and in general applicants are expected to have a minimum grade point average for theoretical subjects of 8,0 from their Finnish comprehensive school final report. The grade point average for theoretical subjects accounts for 10 marks or 50% of the total admission score. (International applicants -> see the Admission Policy - section Special consideration.)
All students applying to the Jyväskylän Lyseon lukio IB Diploma Programme with a Finnish comprehensive school final report must take part in the entrance exams, which account for 10 marks or 50% of the total admission score. In the entrance exams, the student is tested on Math and English reading and writing. Applicant can use a translating dictionary in entrance exam.
The IB Diploma Programme is taught in English, therefore an adequate fluency in both written and spoken English is required. This doesn’t however mean that the student should have English as his/her first language or to the level of a first language.
Jyväskylän Lyseon lukio wants to ensure that all students have sufficient support for their studies. All under-aged students are expected to have a guardian living in the Central Finland region. An exception can be made if the student is able to communicate in Finnish and can prove to have a strong support network in the region.
The entrance examination includes two parts:
The main tasks in the English test will be a short reading comprehension task and a personal statement of 100 - 150 words describing why you think the IB Diploma Programme would be a good choice for you.
Example test is an attachment.