Fokus ry is a subject association for social sciences in University of Jyväskylä. Our members are students of social and public policy, sociology and social work. All in all we have over 300 members in the university. Fokus ry advocates its members interests in student life (education, working life, well-being and free time). Most importantly, we are student led organization, which takes care of its members and work to guarantee enjoyable student life.

We warmly welcome exchange students and international degree students to our events and subject association. As an exchange student, you have to major in sociology, social work or social and public policy in University of Jyväskylä or in your home university to join Fokus ry. International degree students are welcome, if their major is under our Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy.


If you have questions about Fokus ry or our events, you can send them via email to the Board Member for International Affairs ( or to the subject associations (

Facebook/ Instagram: fokusry

Facebook group for international students: YFI international students 2018-2019

International email list:

Billing address:
Fokus ry
c/o Jyväskylän yliopisto
yhteiskuntatieteiden laitos (Opinkivi)
PL 35
40014 Jyväskylän yliopisto

Bank account of Fokus ry:
Fokus ry

Account number: FI80 4762 0010 0839 96


All payments can be paid either by bank transfer or MobilePay.

If you have any questions, please contact our treasurer, Viivi Kaikkonen, via email!


Do you want to reach our members?

Do you want to get your organization’s message to our email list? Instead of contacting the head of communications, send your message straight to our list The moderator of the list will decide whether the message will be forwarded. Try to avoid attachments by using links to your websites etc. You can contact board of Fokus ry via email