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  • Jönköping University climbs in ranking for young universities

    Times Higher Education has released their 2024 ranking of the best young universities in the world. Jönköping University (JU) is ranked 168th, an improvement of over 30 places since 2023.
  • JTH students on the Industry Trip

    A group of JTH students are standing and watching a forklift. The Industry Trip (Industriresan) is organized every year in collaboration with the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University, Campus Värnamo, and Business Gnosjöregionen where students visit a few companies in the Gnosjö region over two days.

    “It feels great to go on a trip like this, and to have a change of environment. It's also exciting to come here and see these big companies,” says Alma Jonsson, who is studying to become a civil engineer at JTH.

  • Formal and Festive at the Academic Ceremony

    On Saturday, May 4, Jönköping University's (JU) Academic Ceremony was held with the inauguration of full professors and the conferment of PhDs at the culture hall, Spira. This year, JU's new president, Måns Svensson, was also installed.
  • Increased interest for Higher Vocational Education at JU

    Jönköping University from above. The number of applications to the Higher Vocational Education (HVE) programmes at Jönköping University (JU) have increased by 18 percent.“It indicates that we have succeeded in creating attractive programmes that are adapted to meet the specific skills needs in the business world,” says Mats Kihlman, Head of Department for Vocational education at the School of Engineering (JTH) at JU.
  • JU celebrates 30 years

    Campus uppifrån med 30-års loggan This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of Jönköping University (JU) becoming one of the country's three foundation universities. This anniversary is being celebrated in various ways, started with the spring celebration or “valborgsmässofirandet”.
  • Record-breaking crowd welcomes spring

    On Walpurgis Night, Tuesday 30th April, the arrival of spring was celebrated in Hälsoparken. For the second year running, the festivities were co-organized by Jönköping University (JU) and the Jönköping Student Union, drawing over 900 students, staff, and other Jönköping residents to gather in the spring sunshine.
  • "The work environment – crucial for good performance"

    28 April is International Work Environment Day. Jönköping University's President Måns Svensson has worked in various ways with issues related to working life and work environment, both in his research and in his management roles. On JU's research blog, articles are regularly published on current topics. Feel free to read these and the latest blog where Måns discusses work environment issues.
  • JU LIVE - How to stay safe online

    Joakim Kävrestad during JU LIVE. Copy your data, write down your passwords and be skeptical. These were some advice that Joakim Kävrestad, Assistant Professor Computer Science at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU), shared during his JU LIVE lecture in the University Library on 24 April.
  • New Honorary Doctors and Professors to give inaugural lectures

    On 4 May, the Jönköping University Academic Ceremony will take place. At the ceremony, 32 PhDs and two honorary doctors will be conferred, and eleven professors will be inaugurated. This year, JU’s new President Måns Svensson will also be inaugurated.
  • JU students exhibited chairs at fair in Milan

    The JTH students at Superstudio, Milan Design Week. 14 Production Development with Furniture Design students at the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University (JU) exhibited their reinterpretations of the spindle back chair during Milan Design Week, on 16-21 April.