About the 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 14,000 students, of which 1,980 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.

Where do our international students come from?

Research and education

The University offers 100 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 education and research and also 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. 

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