Jönköping University conducts research in a focused and international environment. Each school has its own designated focus areas and research activities.

The focus areas at Jönköping International Business School are entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal. The School of Education and Communication examines the conditions for education and communication. The School of Engineering provides technical expertise and know-how to small- and medium-sized enterprises. The School of Health and Welfare addresses health, care and social work from a unique holistic perspective.

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Upcoming and previously presented doctoral thesis defences and licenciate seminars.

SPARK is our research and education environment focusing on knowledge intensive product realization. Find out more on in new window.


Examples of Research Groups at Jönköping University

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Media, Management and Transformation Centre (MMTC)opens in new window

Research on changes in the media market structures and transformation and restructuring of media industries.

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SPARKopens in new window

A research and education environment that contributes to the development of the region’s and Sweden’s manufacturing companies towards more knowledge intensive products and processes.

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Jönköping Academy for Improvement of Health and Welfareopens in new window

A co-operative center for research and education in quality improvement and leadership in health and welfare.

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Children, Health, Intervention, Learning and Development are the five key areas of this nationally leading and internationally recognized research group, focusing on children in need of extra support.

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Aging Research Network - Jönköping (ARN-J)

Advanced, interdisciplinary research and education about older people and ageing, conducted close to practice.

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Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO)opens in new window

Research and learning devoted to family business and ownership issues. Ranked first in Europe in the family business research field.

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Encellexternal link, opens in new window

The overall national body responsible for conducting research as well as knowledge dissemination within lifelong learning, focusing on adult education and learning

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Materials and Manufacturing

Research focusing on material properties and manufacturing processes for cast materials, based on experiments in both laboratories and industry.

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Learning Practices inside and outside School (LPS)

A research field with clear connections to teacher education and to the different areas of pedagogic research within the school system.