Jönköping University

Jönköping University
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 12,000 students, of which 1,850 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. The campus has a truly international and academic environment with students and staff from all parts of the world.

Foundation University
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.

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 conducts commissioned education and research, and offers preparatory programmes called Pathway programmes, designed for international students.

Doctoral education
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.