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FAQ

FAQ

Here you can find frequently asked questions along with the answer. If your question is not answered here, please contact us on the following email: jth-ic@ju.se

What is exchange studies?

The term exchange studies means that you, as a student at Jönköping University, have the opportunity to study one or two semesters, without paying tuition fee, at one of Jönköping University's partner universities. The partnerships are based on agreements and balance between incoming and outgoing students.

What is an exchange through International Campus?

If you apply for an exchange semester within International Campus, you complete your internship (industrial placement course) or final project work at an assigned overseas company in combination with academic studies at partner university in the immediate area.

What is an Industrial Placement Course (IPC)?

The internship course IPC is a mandatory 12 credit course for all bachelor programmes, at the School of Engineering, during semester 4, 5 or 6. The course involves a written report, a log book which is weekly updated and an oral presentation at the end of the course. 280 hours are completed in collaboration with a company. The IPC can be completed abroad through International Campus.

Who can apply?

See the heading "Requirements / Selection process" in this step.

Do I need to be a Swedish Citizen to go on exchange?

No. All students at Jönköping University are invited to apply. You may however need to arrange documentation (such as insurance and visas) via your home country.

Do I need to be a full-time student?

Yes, to participate in the exchange program with partner universities you need to be a full-time student.

What language skills are required?

See the heading "Language Requirements" in this step

When and where can I go?

See the heading "Your programme". The options for studying abroad vary between programmes.

What is IntApps?

IntApps is a database, used by JU, which contains information about partner universities and applications for exchange studies. It is also used for course approvals and course accreditations.

How much does it cost to go away for an exchange?

If you go through one of Jönköping University's exchange agreements, you do not pay any tuition fee at the partner university. You may be required to pay other costs; costs related to travel, insurance, study material and literature and of course living expenses. More information will be given to international fee paying students at Jönköping University.