Summer School

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The Summer School at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) offers courses at Bachelor's and Master's levels.

The main goal of the summer school is to provide students with academic and applied knowledge, to experience an international environment and to provide knowledge of the Swedish culture through a rich programme of cultural and social activities. The courses included in the programme are taught in English.

Undergraduate level courses

Dates:

June 4 to 5, 2016: Arrival dates and pick-up service

June 7 to July 1, 2016: The programme takes place

Graduate level course

Note! The course has been cancelled for Summer 2016.

  • Developing Dynamic Family Enterprises

Students applying to the summer school are recommended to participate in the whole programme. The undergraduate level courses run intensively and in parallel, which means that students may only participate in one of them. The programme includes pick-up service, accommodation, company visits, welcome lunch and farewell dinner, access to the library services, 24 hours/day access to the facilities and internet on campus and social and cultural activities.

Social and cultural activities

You will be able to discover Sweden and the region of Småland as part of the social and cultural events included in the programme. You will visit Vadstena Castle, one of Sweden’s best preserved castles from the Gustav Vasa period in the 16th century. You will also visit Gränna which is a small town outside of Jönköping where the popular peppermint candy canes are handmade, and the ruin Brahehus Castle. The programme will also include a welcome lunch, two evening activities, and other social activities.

Services provided

Pick-up service is offered to the students who arrive during the specified arrival dates. The off-campus accommodation is located in the outskirts of the city. Accommodation will be provided with access to bathroom and kitchen. Public transportation is easily accessible from the accommodation area.

The Information Centre for Entrepreneurship (ICE) at the University Library offers a special collection in the field of Entrepreneurship, small business and innovations that has rapidly grown to become one of the world’s largest within its field. It includes more than 28,000 volumes in 15 languages.

All students will participate in a computer workshop where they are introduced to the computer network of the university. There are several computer labs with generous access and availability 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week and wireless internet connection is available on campus.

Collaborations

The summer school is taught in conjunction with The Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS) and the Centre for Family Enterprise and Ownership (CeFEO).

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