Jönköping University

Jönköping University (JU) is an international university in the heart of Sweden.

What is JU best known for?

JU is one of the most international universities in Sweden in terms of the number of international students and faculty as well as student-exchange opportunities. Research is also largely internationally focused, which translates into internationally relevant programmes and courses. We’re home to Jönköping International Business School (the first school in Sweden to gain both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation) and have a strong focus on entrepreneurship throughout the university.

Outside of the classroom, we’re known for having one of the best orientation weeks for new students in the country and guarantee accommodation for international students.

What kinds of programmes does JU offer?

We offer a range of international bachelor’s and master’s programmes as well as pathway programmes and an international summer programme.

Pathway programmes

We offer pathway programmes at three levels to improve your English proficiency in order to meet the entry requirements for studies at Jönköping University.

Bachelor’s programmes in:

  • Management
  • Entrepreneurship and sustainable business
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Visual effects
  • Graphic design and web development
  • Engineering

Master’s programmes in:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Digital business
  • Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Communication
  • Health science
  • Education
  • Engineering

JIBS Summer School

Bachelor’s and master’s level courses are offered over the summer at our international business school.

What’s the alumni network like?

Our alumni networks span the globe. Jönköping International Business School and the School of Engineering also maintain their own alumni networks.

What are the connections to local industry like?

Many programmes utilise local business experts as guest lecturers in the classroom or offer company visits. In some programmes students interact with local businesses like IKEA as a part of coursework. A close collaboration with the nearby Science Park incubator creates an environment for innovative students to try out and commercialise their ideas.


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