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  • Elin and Ahmet combine studies with elite sports


    Man i solglasögson och kvinna framför cykel Combining elite sports with higher education, how does it work? Jönköping University (JU) is one of Sweden’s elite athlete friendly universities (EVL) and certified by the Swedish Sports Confederation. Elin Hellgren and Ahmet Rapi are two students who are successful in both their sports and their studies.
  • JTH standard for smart buildings used by Microsoft


    Karl Hammar, JTH. Karl Hammar, Assistant Professor at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU), has developed the RealEstateCore standard for smart buildings, which is used by the two largest real estate companies in Sweden, Vasakronan and Akademiska Hus. Microsoft also uses RealEstateCore when rebuilding their corporate headquarters in the USA.
  • SEK 39 million to new doctoral school at Jönköping University


    "Cultural enabling of education through language and literature" (CuEEd-LL) is the name of a new doctoral school that received almost SEK 39 million in grants from The Swedish Research Council until 2026. The project aims to build research capacity among teacher educators, to prepare the next generation of teachers to teach for the diversity of the Swedish school.
  • Master students help Region Jönköping County with strategies in sustainability


    It's time to change the way we think business – the time for business as usual is over. Sustainability challenges call for action, and Region Jönköping County (RJL) actively works on its action plan for sustainable business development in the Region with the vision to be a sustainable region by 2035. As a part of this work, a partnership with Master students from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University (JU) was developed.
  • Student collaboration provides exciting insights into how more people can be attracted to the municipality


    Bild på Sven Rydell, näringslivschef på Jönköpings kommun A unique project between Jönköping Municipality, the Chamber of Commerce in Jönköping, and students from three schools at Jönköping University (JU) has taken place during the spring. On June 9, the students had a final report of their internship where they have, among other things, created a first version of a digital platform that can be used to attract here and retain labor in the region.
  • New opportunities for social innovation at EU level


    The European Commission has approved Sweden's application to establish a European competence centre for social innovation. Jönköping University and four other Swedish universities form the Forum for Social Innovation Sweden (MSI) and they will, together with actors from Spain, France and Latvia, gather and exchange knowledge within the realm of social innovation.
  • Nominate Alumni of the Year at JU


    Tre personer som samtalar med varandra. For the first time, Jönköping University (JU) is jointly giving out the award “Alumni of the Year” to former students. The award ceremony takes place during the same week as the Academic Ceremony in September 2021 and the prize is awarded to alumni who have made outstanding contributions, either in their professional role or as a private individual. Students and staff, as well as external persons, are welcome to suggest alumni for the nomination at each company within JU.
  • Congratulations to all newly graduated students


    On Friday 11 June, the last graduation ceremonies were held for the students graduating from Jönköping University (JU).
  • Spotlight on sustainability for small businesses


    Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University has started up several new initiatives to help businesses transition to sustainable practices. From the start of the academic year in Autumn 2021, JIBS will offer a series of new educations about sustainability targeted towards practitioners of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and owners of family businesses.
  • Global Swede 2021 from Jönköping University: Ravinath Herath


    Ravinath Herath Global Swede Ravinath Herath who studies Strategic Entrepreneurship at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University (JU), has been given the Global Swede Award 2021. The award was recently presented by the Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs in an online ceremony.
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