Theses and dissertations

tekijä: Tuija Irmeli Oksman Viimeisin muutos maanantai 19. joulukuuta 2016, 12.03

Theses and dissertations are useful when you are defining your topic.

They often contain a literature review and /or a summary of the research tradition of the particular topic. Hence, take a look at their bibliography!

New theses are usually openly accessible online. Older print theses are available in microfilms, or you can order them through through interlibrary loan.  

Where to find theses and dissertations

Source of information/database



JYKDOK - Library's Online Catalogue

Theses and dissertations of the University of Jyväskylä

New publications are mostly published online. Some online theses have limited access, and can be read only in the main library in room B 228. To add your work in the catalogue, please read the instructions for publishing your thesis online.

Availability of printed theses may be poor. Microfilm versions are available on the second floor of the University main library.

JYXJyväskylä University Digital Archive

JYX contains digital materials of the University of Jyväskylä from master's and licentiate theses to dissertations. You can find them in JYKDOK, too.


Some online theses have limited access and can be read only in the main library in room B 228.

Online search forms of the library:

Thesis Search
Dissertation Search

Theses and dissertations completed at the University of Jyväskylä, search functions for browsing.

You can browse the dissertations by faculty/subject and by year. You can also limit your search to online dissertations.

Helecon Mix

Information about the graduation theses of the Helsinki School of Economics

Printed theses of other universities: chargeable interlibrary loans.


The material of Finnish archives, libraries and museums with a single search. Contains theses and dissertations from universities in Finland.

Some thesis have limited access. Availability of printed theses may be poor. Check availability with the corresponding organization.

Open Access theses and dissertations published around the world.

Full text available (Open Access).



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