Jyväskylä University Library

Thesis Search

How do I search for theses completed at Jyväskylä University of Jyväskylä?

Use the form below to search for Master’s and Licentiate theses completed at JyU. You can browse the theses by department and by year.  You can limit your search to online theses. The results of the search are shown in JYKDOK.

You can also use Builder Search in JYKDOK to search for Master’s and Licentiate theses. See the example.

Theses are on microfiche, in electronic form or in print. All theses completed at Jyväskylä University are listed in JYKDOK. If, however, you cannot find the thesis you are looking for, ask at the department in question.

Where do I find the theses?

The collection and location information given in JYKDOK tells you which collection the book is in and how long the loan period is.

Online in Electronic Form

Theses completed in or after 1997 are mostly online. You will find a link to an electronic thesis in the JYX Digital Archive or in JYKDOK. To be able to read online theses you need to install the Adobe Reader program on your computer.

Remember that online publications are subject to copyright. They can be read freely and printed for personal use, but use for commercial purposes is forbidden.

At the Main Library

    Theses completed after 1996 are not available in print at the Main Library.

      Theses completed 1986-1996 are available on microfiche in the 2nd floor reading room (P MFC Gradu). The microfiches are grouped by subject. Reading devices are located nearby.

        Theses completed before 1986 are housed in print in closed stacks. They can be ordered to be consulted in the reading rooms.

          • Sport sciences, psychology, education, social sciences (1972-1985)
          • Computer science (1981-1985)
          • Statistics (1980-1985)
          • Economics (1977-1985)
          • Humanities (1981-1985)

        Theses completed before 1972 are available at the Main Library only in education, psychology, sport science and sociology, with a few exceptions.

        Special assignments completed at the Department of Gymnastics at the University of Helsinki 1882-1974, and research completed at the Teacher Education Department of the University of Jyväskylä 1985-1994 by staff on sabbatical leave can be ordered at the Library’s service points.

        At Campus Libraries and in Departments in Print

        Mattilanniemi Library

          • Theses in statistics 1971-
          • Theses in computer science 1972-
          • Theses in philosophy, sociology and social sciences 2001-
          • Theses in political science 2006-
        Ylistönrinne Library
          • Theses in physics 1960-
          • Theses in chemistry 1971-
          • Theses in biological and environmental science 1974-

        Online theses completed at Finnish Universities

        Bibliographical information on theses completed at different universities are listed in the Melinda database.

        Institutional repositories of theses at universities:

        Theseus is the electronic library of the theses and publications of the Universities of Applied Scinces on the internet.

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