News archive

  • JU Summer School – international students on campus

    Summer School students During the JU Summer School 2017 School of Engineering is offering the summer course Purchasing Logistics with a Global Perspective to international and Swedish students. Students from 13 nationalities are participating.
  • ProWOOD awarded prestigious prize

    The industrial doctoral programme ProWOOD has been awarded Schweighofer Innovation Prize 2017. ProWOOD is a collaboration between Jönköping University, Linnaeus University and Träcetrum.
  • Project-closure in Armenia

    A project (funded by Unicef) to support the Armenian government in developing a method to determine who has the right for support because of a disability, has come to an end.

  • Cutting-edge research within cast materials and components

    Jönköping University is amongst the world’s top research institutions for cast materials and foundry technology, and now the university starts a new project in collaboration with several global companies in the region of Jönköping. The participating companies are Volvo, Husqvarna Group, Fagerhult, Kongsberg, Comptech, Fueltech, Stena Aluminium and Ahlins i Habo.
  • Making road freight transport industry more sustainable

    Veronika Pereseina The importance of the road freight transport industry for economic growth and sustainability is undeniable. As awareness of sustainability is growing, a new doctoral thesis from Jönköping International Business School at Jönköping University addresses the issues of a sustainable supply chain business model for the industry.
  • The internationalization of Sweden requires new models for occupational adaptation

    Ann Johansson Exposed social groups with international background require new models for occupational adaptation. In a thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, occupational therapist Ann Johansson explores how persons in vulnerable life situations can adapt to meet new challenges.
  • See the E-sport team and the Acting President in a cage on Friday

    Logo "gamingburen" It’s is once again time for Dreamhack. As a warm up Jönköping University will participate in Gamingburen (“The Gaming Cage”), a new activity on Hovrättstorget on 15-17 June.
  • Opening hours during the summer

    Irregular opening hours on campus during the summer.
  • Leif Melin receives lifetime achievement award

    Portrait Leif Melin The Family Enterprise Research Conference starts today in Asheville, North Carolina (US), and during the conference Leif Melin, Professor at Jönköping International Business School, will receive the FERC Lifetime Influence and Impact Award for his immense work in family business research.
  • Relationships crucial for external CEOs’ success in family firms

    In a family firm, why is it that in some cases external CEOs leave after a short time, while in other cases they stay for decades? In a paper published yesterday in the Human Resource Management Review , Matthias Waldkirch, Mattias Nordqvist and Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, present a new approach for answering this question, by focusing on how the relationship between the owner family and an external CEO influences whether the CEO stays or leaves.