Jönköping University is a young professional-oriented university characterised by a high degree of internationalization, an entrepreneurial spirit and extensive collaboration with surrounding society. It is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates.
Jönköping University has around 11,000 students, of which 2,000 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.
Jönköping University 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.
The University offers 80 programmes and specialisations on Bachelor’s and Master’s level and prepares students for working in an international context.
Focus areas within research are entrepreneurship 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 conducts commissioned eduaction and research and also offers preparatory programmes called Pathway programmes, designed for international students.
Jönköping University is entitled to issue doctoral degrees in the disciplinary research domain of humanities and social sciences.
Within technology, the university issues licentiate and doctoral degrees in the field of Industrial Product Development.
Content updated 2017-04-07