Jönköping University Foundation

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Jönköping University
Högskolan i Jönköping
Aerial view of Jönköping University, Sweden.jpg
Established 1977
Type Foundation
President Anita Hansbo
Admin. staff 900
Students 11,500 (FTE, 2011)
Doctoral students nearly 200
Location Jönköping, Sweden
Affiliations EUA EFMD
Website http://www.ju.se

Jönköping University Foundation (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. It is characterized by internationalization, an entrepreneurial spirit and collaboration with surrounding society.

Jönköping University conducts research and offers undergraduate studies, graduate studies, doctoral studies and contract education through four schools:

The four specialized and well focused schools, each with its distinct profile, address a portfolio of exciting interlinked topics relating to some of the major issues of our time: internationalization, entrepreneurship, business renewal, innovative learning, a holistic approach to health throughout life, an interface between economy and technology in the information society and production systems for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Jönköping University has extensive exchange with approximately 350 partner universities worldwide and is one of the leading universities in Sweden in the scope of its international student exchange.


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