Exchange Student at Jönköping University

Welcome to Sweden. Let's get you started on your exchange journey!

 

We are constantly updating this site with new information, links and videos, so make sure to check back often. We are looking forward to welcoming you to Jönköping University!

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Welcome breakfast with International Office

Monday, August 19, 08:30-10:30

***Venue: Per Brahegymnasiet: Restaurang Linden, Adress: Residensgatan 7***
(Across the road from Student’s House, Jönköping University. There will be staff outside to help you find your way)

  • International Office, Student Union and Student Associations.


Checklist

Exchange Student at Jönköping University autumn 2024

Before Arrival

By now, you should have already applied for student housing through our Accommodation Office. Make sure you announce your arrival to Accommodation Office between 1-20 July to confirm your application. Note: if you do not announce your arrival, you will lose your guaranteed accommodation!

 

Keep in mind that it can be hard to find private accommodation in Jönköping, so we strongly recommend you to follow through with the student housing application. More details about announcing your arrival, pick-up weekend, and contact info can be found here: https://ju.se/en/study-at-ju/accommodation-and-arrival/arrival-and-pickup.html

Before arriving in Sweden, it is important to ensure that you have adequate insurance. Read more.

Please watch the film below about creating an user account, getting an e-mail address, finding your courses and more at Jönköping University.

***Registration is only possible one week before the start of the semester. You will receive an email with instructions on how to register for your courses and activate your JU user account when the registration is open.***


Please note that the registration is mandatory.


The login process consists of the following steps:

Step 1: Visit www.ju.se/registration

(Please note that you will not be able to log in via the link above until you have received an email from us)


Step 2: To retrieve the one-time password, fill in in the username.

Username - the one used for the online application system Mobility Online and the housing application.

You need a JU card to access premises on campus, borrow books from the University Library, access printers, get student discounts, etc. You should order your JU card when activating your account. You can either upload a picture online or take one at one of the photo booths around campus once you arrive. More info can be found at ju.se/ju-card

JU Mobile allows you to access your schedule through the app as well as book rooms, register for exams, see your study results, view the news, etc. You can download it on the App Store, or Google Play.

The Student Web is your resource for finding schedules, academic calendar, course syllabuses, etc.


See the schedule for your courses at ju.se/schedule

Course Syllabus - see the student web

Academic Calendar with important dates

During Introduction Week

Incoming exchange students at Jönköping International Business School, School of Engineering, School of Education and Communication, or School of Health and Welfare


Welcome to the Introduction week, 19-25 August 2024


Monday 19 August

08:30 - 10:30 - Welcome Breakfast with the International Office

***Venue: Per Brahegymnasiet: Restaurang Linden, Adress: Residensgatan 7***
(Across the road from Student’s House, Jönköping University. There will be staff outside to help you find your way)

  • International Office, Student Union and Student Associations.


10:45 - 11:45 - Preparation of your studies at Jönköping University

Venue: JP-Aulan B1024 (in Jönköping International Business School)

 

***ONLY FOR EPITECH STUDENTS***

EPITECH students studying User Experience Design

  • Common programme introduction 13:00-14:00, Fagerhultsaulan, E1423
  • UXD programme introduction 14:00-16:00 Venue: E1017

EPITECH students studying AI Engineering

  • Common programme introduction 13:00-14:00, Fagerhultsaulan, E1423
  • AI Engineering programme introdction Venue: E1405

 

***ONLY FOR SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND WELFARE STUDENTS***

16:00-17:00- Mingle with contact teachers for HHJ Exchange students

Venue: Ga334 (School of Health and Welfare)

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Tuesday 20 August

08:30 - ONLINE Course Confirmation

There will be different time slots for all students. You will receive information about your time slot and zoom link via email before the meeting.

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Wednesday 21 August

08:30 - 10:30 -Student Health, Safety and Wellness at JU

Information from Student Health Care, Accommodation Office, Student Union, Chaplaincy, and the Swedish Police. Information about Insurances.

Venue: JU-Aulan, He102 (School of Education and Communication)

 

11:00 - 12:00 - "Gateway to the Swedish Culture and Traditions", lecturer Johan Larsson.

What does “lagom” mean and why is the Swedish coffee break “fika” so important in Sweden? In this interactive and fun lecture, you will learn about Swedish culture and language and how history has shaped Sweden and its citizens to be the country it is today.

Venue: JP-Aulan, B1024 (in Jönköping International Business School)

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Thursday 22 August

08:30 - 10:00 - Academic Integrity and Education Support at Jönköping University

Learn about how to succeed in your courses and what academic support services that are available to students! Important information regarding academic integrity will be shared and representatives from the library, academic resources center and student support office will give an overview of what activities and resources they offer students.

Venue: JU-Aulan, He102 (School of Education and Communication)


10:00 - 11:00 - Drop-in signing documents outside of JU-aulan, He102 (School of Education and Communication)

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Friday 23 August

10:00-11:00- Welcome to Jönköping, by the Mayor and the Municipality!

Take the chance to meet the mayor, get a free Jönköping patch and cinnamon bun! Presented by Jönköping Municipality and Destination Jönköping

Venue: JU-Aulan, He102 (School of Education and Communication)

 

11:00-13:00- New Student Welcome Fair

The fair offers a unique possibility for you as new as a student to touch base with representatives from Jönköping University, including Student Union Associations as well as different departments and support functions from JU. There will also be external exhibitors connected with Jönköping University and the city of Jönköping.

Venue: Campus Arena

 

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Sunday 25 August

13:00 - 17:00 - Free guided bus tour around Jönköping (sponsored by Jönköping Municipality)

  • 13:00- 15:00, Meeting Place: outside Student's House
  • 15:00- 17:00, Meeting Place: outside Student's House

Sign up information to come!

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To pay for your printouts you need a PayPal account or a credit card (ex. Visa/Mastercard, Maestro are not accepted). More info on printing here.

At JU, it is compulsory for all students to become members of Jönköping Student Union. The Student Union is a great resource for students – they influence the quality of education, arrange activities and trips, carry out various projects, and much more. The student union fee is included in the tuition for tuition-fee paying students, however, all other students are required to pay the membership fee separately. The Student Union is located in the Students’ House. Learn more here: http://www.jonkopingsstudentkar.se/english/about-us.html

***Please note that all Certificates of Arrival and Departure should be signed physically once you are at present at JU. Learning agreements can be signed either physical or digitally via the case system or the DLA platform of your home university***


  • Signing Document drop-in: 10:00-11:00 Thursday 22 August, in the HLK entrance (outside of the JU-aula)

(This session is only for students who have received documents from their home university that they need to have signed. If you have not received any documents, you do not need to attend).

 

Please make sure to fill in the information requested on the documents before you submit them to be signed!


You can submit your Learning Agreement to be signed via our case management system, http://exchange.ju.se, please choose case type: incoming exchange or via the DLA platform of your home university.


Information to include in the documents:

Erasmus code: S JONKOPI 01

Contact person:
- Naomi Redford (Jönköping International Business School & School of Health and Welfare)
- Ida Hiben (School of Education and Communication & School of Engineering)
E-mail: incoming.student@ju.se

Telephone: +46 36 10 10 00

Address: Jönköping University, Box 1026, 55111 Jönköping, Sweden


Digital Learning Agreement (DLA)

If you are an Erasmus student and your home university uses digital learning agreements (DLA), please note that the email account inserted for the receiving institution, Jönköping University, should be: incoming.student@ju.se

You can find more detailed information regarding online learning agreements on this page

If you need help with general study related questions, certificates, directions, etc. There are staff at Service Center who can help guide you. More info here: http://ju.se/student/en/service/service-center

It is compulsory to attend the Introduction Week, however if for some reason you are unable to arrive in time, please contact the International Office (choose "Incoming Exchange" as the case type). Also remember to contact the Accommodation Office about your late arrival: accommodation@ju.se.

Course Schedule

Find your schedule here (preliminary) External link, opens in new window.

Academic Calendar

Find the academic calendar for each school here

Academic Toolbox

Some key tools to succeed in your studies

Jönköping Student Union

Check our website for social activities and happenings External link, opens in new window.

Stay updated in Social Media

JU Instagram External link, opens in new window.

New student at Jönköping University

New student at JIBS

Jönköping Student Union

Contact us

International Office

International Office can be reached here http://exchange.ju.se (Choose case type: "Incoming Exchange"). Please note that our answer may take longer than usual during the holidays.

International Office can also be reached via our online drop-in, link and opening hours can be found here Opens in new window.. Please note that drop-in hours online via Zoom is closed during the holidays, more details can be found in the previous link.


Accommodation Office

The Accommodation Office can be reached through accommodation@ju.se. All questions regarding pick-up service and accommodation must be sent directly to the Accommodation Office.