Jönköping University (JU) is a young professional-oriented university characterised by a high degree of internationalization, an entrepreneurial spirit and extensive collaboration with surrounding society.
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It is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates.
JU has around 12,000 students, of which 2,400 are international students. The university is one of the top universities in international student exchange and among the best in Sweden in terms of attracting international students. Campus has a truly international and academic environment with students and staff from all parts of the world.
Both within education and research, Jönköping University has a close cooperation with business and society and with a network of International Partners.
JU is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates. JU operates on the basis of an agreement with the Swedish Government and conforms to national degree regulations and quality requirements.
The university is organised as a non-profit corporate group with Jönköping University Foundation as the parent organisation and six wholly owned subsidiaries: the School of Health and Welfare, the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping International Business School, the School of Engineering, University Services and Jönköping University Enterprise.
Research and Education
The University offers 80 programmes and specialisations on Bachelor’s and Master’s level and prepares students for working in an international context. In addition JU offers Doctoral programmes. Learn more about our programmes here.
Focus areas within research are entrepreneurship, sustainability and renewal; technical expertise and know-how to small, medium-sized and large companies; health, care and social work from a holistic perspective; and conditions for education and communication.
Jönköping University also offers preparatory programmes called Pathway programmes, designed for international students.
JU is an international student friendly university, with support functions and an active student union with focus on the students' well-being in the academic, cultural and social aspects. Learn more in this page.
Embedded in the region and engaged worldwide, we bridge knowledge and society, developing the talent of tomorrow.
We are a leading as a collaborative, internationally connected and globally oriented university.
2,409 international students from 70 countries. Whereof they study at JU as degree-seeking programme students or exchange students. Welcoming international students and sending our students abroad is important for us.
JU collaborates with approx. 350 partner universities worldwide and is active in obtaining scholarship funding within programmes supporting international mobility in Europe and outside Europe. Collaborative projects take place with partner universities in the education and research areas involving students and staff.
Our students and staff come from all parts of the world, making Jönköping University and our campus in the city centre a truly international environment. Over the past years almost one fifth of our students come from outside of Sweden. This makes us one of the top universities in international student exchange and among the best in Sweden in terms of attracting students from other parts of the world.
Highlights about JU Schools
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) has double accreditation by EQUIS and AACSB, International accreditation bodies for business schools. Note that approximately only 1% of the business schools worldwide count with the EQUIS and AACSB quality accreditations. Learn more at www.jibs.se
School of Engineering at Jönköping University is amongst the world’s top research institutions for cast materials and foundry technology, and collaborates with many global companies in the region such as Volvo, Scania, Husqvarna, etc. Learn more at www.jth.se/en
The School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University is known for its world-renowned research in ageing. Learn more at https://ju.se/en/about-us/school-of-health-and-welfare.html
The School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University is known for its leading research within children, learning and development. Learn more at https://ju.se/en/about-us/school-of-education-and-communication.html