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 December 1-15 to confirm your application. Note: if you do not announce your arrival, you will lose your guaranteed accommodation.

Keep in mind that there is a severe housing shortage, so students are strongly urged to follow through with the student housing application. More details about announcing your arrival, pick-up weekend, and contact info here:

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

You will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to register for your courses and activate your JU user account approximately a week before the start of the introduction week.

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. 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

Introduction Week

Introduction Week - Incoming Exchange students

11-15 January: Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) and School of Engineering (JTH)
18-22 January: School of Education and Communication (HLK) and School of Health and Welfare (HHJ)

Pick up your Swedish fika during the Introduction Week
(sandwich, pastery, coffee or tea) at Rio Student's House on the JU campus during the Introduction week

Pathway students

18-22 January: Pathway Semester (in Gränna). Pathway students should contact and not the International Office if you have any questions.




10.00-10.45 Welcome Meeting - Monika Pavlovic and Sofia Tsivos, International office
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11.00-11.45 The Swedish Health Care System and your well-being at Jönköping University - Ann-Louice Joriksson and Victoria Wendel, Student Health Care

John Ahlström and Mattias Nystrand, Jönköping University - Chaplaincy

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16.00-17.00 Virtual speed dating - get to know each other! - Lucie Weissova and Carina Hedfors, International office

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10.00-11.00 Preparation of your studies - Monika Pavlovic and Sofia Tsivos, International office

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11.00-11.30 Accommodation office - Susanna Grahn, Accommodation office
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13.00 Course confirmation meeting- Monika Pavlovic, Lucie Weissova and Sofia Tsivos, International office

Zoom link to join the meeting will be sent by email by the latest on Monday 18 Jan.


10.00-10.45 Sustainable in action - Guénola Nonet, Assistant Professor Business Administration
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13.00-13.45 Gateway to the Swedish culture and tradition - Johan Larsson, lecturer Business Administration

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10.00-10.45 Surviving outside your comfort zone - Mia Verhoeff-Friman, lecturer Media and communication science
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11.00-11.15 Get started on your Library journey and find out all you need to know - see video JU Play

13.00-14.15 Academic Integrity at Jönköping University - Roger Sandberg - lecturer Law

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Explore Jönköping on your own! ⭐

A friendly reminder; pick up your Swedish fika during the Introduction Week
(sandwich, pastery, coffee or tea) at Rio Student's House on the JU campus during the Introduction week

Documents to sign - Exchange students

Contact the International Office via the Case Management system, choose case type "Incoming Exchange". Upload the documents. Do not upload "Certificate of Arrival" before the start of the Introduction week.

How to fill in your Erasmus learning agreement

  • Erasmus code: S JONKOPI 01
  • Contact person: Your coordinator at the International Office
    +46 36 10 10 00
  • Address: Jönköping University, Box 1026, 55111 Jönköping, Sweden
  • Faculty/department: Your JU school

Digital drop-in via Zoom - Exchange students

During the Introduction Week exchange students can talk to the International Office via Zoom. If you have any issues, meet us Monday - Friday 12.00-13.00 Online

As a student you need a Paypal account to pay for printouts/copies. After setting up an account, students receive an account credit of 50 SEK. Read more 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:

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 there, please contact the International Office (choose "Incoming Exchange" as the case type). Also remember to contact the Accommodation Office about your late arrival:

Other information

How to dress in Swedish winter

Before coming to Sweden, a lot of students are afraid of the cold weather. But the truth is if you dress appropriately then not only you can stay warm but also you can enjoy the beautiful Swedish winter. In this video, students who experienced the Swedish winter will give you guidance on how to dress so that you can stay warm and happy.

JU on Facebook - New Students

New student at JU on Facebook

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Insurance for international students at JU

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

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Jönköping Student Union

The Student Union is run by students, for students. It is compulsory for all students to be members of Jönköping Student Union. Read more here.

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Swedish Language Course

Take the opportunity to learn the language alongside your studies and get an introduction to Swedish culture and society. Read more and apply.

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Contact JU

If you have any questions please contact International Office online.external link, opens in new window Choose case type: "Incoming exchange". Pathway Students can email directely.


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