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  • Jönköping University receives increased funding for new summer courses


    On 15 April, the Government presented the Spring Amendment Budget for 2021, which contains proposals for amendments relating to central government expenditure for the financial year 2021. Jönköping University is proposed strengthened research grants and, just like last year, an increase in funding for education of SEK 2.6 million for summer courses.

  • Double prizes were awarded to researchers


    Annika Engström and Judit Svidró. Annika Engström and Judit Svidró, researchers at the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University (JU), won the SPARK Award for their research projects Innovate respective New Generation of Foundry Sands (NGFS) during the SPARK conference on 22 April.
  • Positive response from The Swedish Higher Education Authority


    In February last year, The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) presented the results from the national review of the subject teacher programmes (ämneslärarprogram). Jönköping University (JU) received the assessment "questioned quality" in two subcategories to assessment areas for the subject Swedish. After analysis and an account of the measures taken, JU has now received the overall assessment “high quality”.
  • Students win with best idea for social entreprenurship


    Between 12-14 April, 15 teams of students from Jönköping University (JU) took part in the JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021, a 24-hour race organised by Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) where the students must solve a real-life business case. This year, IKEA provided the challenge – to come up with ideas on how IKEA can strengthen their work with developing social entrepreneurship.
  • Jönköping University to sign the Magna Charta Universitatum


    The Magna Charta Universitatum (MCU) is an international declaration of the role that universities have in society. The document establishes the basic values of higher education institutions, including autonomy, independence, dissemination of knowledge, and the important relationship between education and research.
  • JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge livestream


    On the 12 april, JU students will be solving a real-life case presented to them by IKEA in the online 24-hour innovation race JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge. The winners will be announced in a special livestream on the 14 April.
  • Corporate speed is highlighted in Corona pandemic report


    Joakim Netz, the School of Engineering. Last week, Joakim Netz, Assistant Professor Work Organisation at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU) and Mattias Axelson, researcher at Stockholm School of Economics, had a final presentation of their research project on companies' actions and driving forces during the Corona pandemic.
  • New app helps graduates find jobs in Jönköping region


    A group of graduates from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) and the School of Engineering (JTH) have created a mobile app that will connect job-seeking students from Jönköping University (JU) with companies within the Jönköping region. The app, developed in connection with several local partners, hopes to encourage skilled students to stay and work in the region after graduation.
  • Top rating for Healthcare Administrator programme


    The Healthcare Administrator vocational programme has received the highest rating from the Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education. The programme, which is run by Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University, in collaboration with Jönköping Academy and the Department of Natural Science and Biomedicine at the School of Health and Welfare, was given ‘Very High Quality’ not only as an overall rating, but also in every individual criterion in which the education was assessed.
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