News archive

  • Summer school for Mexican youth in Gränna

    Between 4-31 July, about forty Mexican youths aged 16–18 participated in the first ever Jönköping University Youth Summer School. The four-week summer course introduced them to Swedish culture, sustainability issues, how Swedish companies work with sustainable development and - not least – gave them an experience to remember for life.
  • Jönköping University - part of the Municipality of the Year

    Jönköping Municipality has won this year’s Municipality of the Year Award presented by Dagens Samhälle. This is celebrated by Jönköping University (JU), which is located at, as well as strengthens, the municipality in many different ways.
  • Important social issues were discussed during Almedalen Week

    During Almedalen Week on Gotland, Jönköping University (JU) arranged seminars on the topics of intercultural competence and the possibility of starting a new dental education. In addition, representatives from JU participated in two other seminars.
  • Summer reading from Jönköping University

    If the summer days feel slow and you want to learn something new, we have collected some long reads about current and exciting research. So sit in your favorite armchair, lean back and read!
  • Jönköping University receives requested teacher training

    Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation Jönköping University (JU) has received the gratifying news from the Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) to obtain a degree permit for subject teachers in mathematics for upper secondary school from the autumn of 2023. A qualification that has high demand in the country's upper secondary schools, not least in the Jönköping region.
  • Opening hours on campus during the summer

    En vit byggnad och en sommaräng During the summer, irregular opening hours apply to several of the campus activities.
  • Jönköping University appoints recipients of honorary awards

    The 2022 recipients of the Per Risberg Scholarship and the Pedagogical Prize at Jönköping University (JU) have now been appointed. The Per Risberg Scholarship goes to Charlotta Mellander, and the Pedagogical Prize goes to Darko Pantelic. The awards will be handed over at the Academic Ceremony on 8 October.
  • JU students design furniture for forest hotel by Gert Wingårdh

    Lina Palmér, student at the Product Development with Furniture Design programme at JTH. Students who recently graduated from the Product Development with Furniture Design programme at the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University (JU) have designed and built furniture for the Trakt Forest Hotel in Holsbybrunn outside of Vetlanda. The hotel is designed by Gert Wingårdh, famous from the TV show "Husdrömmar", and will be inaugurated on 14 June.
  • Congratulations to all 1,800 newly graduated students

    On Friday 10 June, the graduation ceremonies were held for the School of Education and Communication (HLK) and the The School of Health and Welfare (HHJ). The week before, on Friday 3 June, The School of Engineering (JTH) held its graduation ceremony and Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) on Saturday 4 June. JU congratulates all the graduates and wishes them good luck for the future!
  • Including the elderly in our digital society

    Different areas of society are transitioning from analogue to digital systems at an increasingly rapid rate. General statistics may lead to the belief that this transition is happening smoothly, even for older people. But the research gives a different picture.