Exchange Student at School of Health and Welfare (HHJ)

Hello new exchange students attending Jönköping University!

Welcome to Sweden! Let's get 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!


Friday 26 August

SESSION CANCELLED!!!!! Due to sickness 10.45-11.45 Surviving outside your comfort zone

Exchange student at JU:

Welcome Meeting with the International Office: Monday 22 August 2022, 8.30 - 10.30

Venue: Per Brahegymnasiet, Restaurang Linden (Adress: Residensgatan 7)


Exchange Student at School of Health and Welfare

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:

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

(Please note that you will not be able to log in via the link above until you have got 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 Intapps 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 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

Course Syllabus - see the student web

Academic Calendar with important dates

during Introduction Week

Incoming exchange students atSchool of Health and Welfare

Welcome to the introduction week, 22-26 August 2022!

Monday 22 August

08.30-10.30 Welcome meeting with Breakfast

***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.

Tuesday 23 August

8.00-9.00 ONLINE Preparation of your studies at Jönköping University

*** Session is ONLY online! ***

  • International Office

Join online via Zoom: External link, opens in new window.

9.00-13.30 ONLINE Course confirmation drop-in

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

Wednesday 24 August

09.00-10.00 Gateway to the Swedish culture and traditions

Venue: JU-Aulan (He 102, School of Education and Communication)

  • Johan Larsson, Lecturer Business Administration

10.30-11.30 Accommodation, the Swedish Health Care System and your well-being at Jönköping University.

Venue: JU-Aulan (He 102, School of Education and Communication)

  • Student Health Care, Chaplaincy, Accommodation Office and Insurances

11.30-12.00 Student Union: who we are and why you are important to us

Venue: JU-Aulan (He 102, School of Education and Communication)

  • Student Union

13.00-14.30 Master Mingle

Venue: Campus Arena

Thursday 25 August

8.30-10.00 Academic integrity and Education Support at Jönköping University

Venue: JU-Aulan (He 102, School of Education and Communication)

  • Roger Sandberg, Lecturer in Law
  • Special educational support for students with functional diversity and disabilities. Emma Pavlov, Coordinator for pedagogical support
  • Equal opportunities at JU. Andreas Friberg, Coordinator for Equal Opportunities for students
  • The Academic Resource Center is open to all students who would like to develop their skills in all types of written assignments, in all subjects, and at all levels. Camilla Norén, Lecturer

10.00-12.00 Drop-in signing documents

Venue: B1024 (in Jönköping International Business School)

  • If you have any documents (such as Certificate of Arrival or Learning Agreement) to be signed, please come to this session. Please make sure to have all the relevant information filled in the document before bringing it to be signed!
  • If you have not received any documents from your home university to be signed, you do not need to attend this session.

***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 physically or digitally via the case system or the DLA platform of your home university***

12.15-12.45 Welcome to Jönköping by the Mayor and Municipality

Venue: JU-Aulan (He 102, School of Education and Communication)

  • Take a selfie with the mayor, get a free Jönköping patch and cinnamon bun!
  • Jönköping presented by Destination Jönköping
  • The need for competences and the job market
  • Brunnen meeting place

16:00 – 17:00 Contact Teacher Mingle

Venue: Ga334

Friday 26 August

SESSION CANCELLED!!! Due to sickness 10.45-11.45 Surviving outside your comfort zone

Venue: JU-Aulan (He 102, School of Education and Communication)

  • Mia Verhoeff Friman, Lecturer Media and Communications

11.00-13.00 New Student Welcome Fair

Venue: Campus Arena

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:

***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: Thursday 25 August 10.00 - 12.00 in B1024 (in JIBS)

(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,, 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)
-Sofia Tsivos (School of Education and Communication & School of Engineering)

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:

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:

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:

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Welcome Letter

Welcome Letter from the Dean of School of Health and Welfare Pdf, 678.7 kB, opens in new window.

Student Guide

International Student Guide 2021/2022 External link, opens in new window.

Course Schedule

Find your schedule here (preliminary)

Academic Calendar

Dates for Autumn Semester

Academic Toolbox

Some key tools to succeed in your studies

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Contact us

International Office

International Office can be reached here (Choose case type: "Incoming Exchange"). Please note that our answer may take longer than usual during the summer vacations in July and early August due to limited staff.

International Office can also be reached via our online drop-in, link and opening hours can be found here. Please note that drop-in hours online via Zoom is closed during the summer: 22 June – 14 August.

Accommodation Office

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