Jönköping University Youth Summer School July 13 - August 8, 2020 is a four week summer course introducing students to sustainable development practices in a Swedish context, as well as developing their English language skills.
Studens will discover Sweden through a diverse programme of cultural activities, study visits and excursions, including a visit to Stockholm, the Swedish capital. Students will live and study in beautiful campus Gränna, situated on the shore of lake Vättern. The course is offered to students aged 16-18 years.
Get to know Sweden and Swedish people. Experience Swedish culture and Swedish holidays. Try Swedish food with midsommarfirande in the garden at campus. Experience the inviting Swedish nature, wildlife and countryside in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, as well as hiking, outdoor cooking, fishing and swimming.
Learn more about Swedish history from the first kings until today with a visit to the beautiful island of Visingsö. Study Swedish culture and learn about equal treatment, equal rights and civil rights and meet Swedes for a traditional fika.
Study Swedish and develop your language skills in English in workshops and group work, with highly skilled teachers. Become a Jönköping University student for the day, visiting Campus Jönköping.
Learn about sustainable development and recycling, as well as Sweden’s aims for Agenda 2030. Visit second-hand shops and try upcycling.
Get to know Jönköping, the regional capital. Visit the Match Museum and learn more about Swedish industrialisation and the path from an agrarian society to an industrialised nation. Experience Sweden’s ancient history before becoming a nation and learn more about Swedish entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial spirit with a study visit to a Swedish company. Learn about Swedish sustainable innovations.
Develop your Swedish and work more on your language skills in English.
Visit Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, rich in architecture, culture, history and experiences.
July 13 - August 8, 2020
SEK 35 000
High-school students on the last semester of second year or who have finished their second year. Students aged 16-18 years.
Maximum number of students in one class: 35
Minimum number of students for the course to start: 20
Students must at the start of the course have completed their second year of high-school. The required English proficiency level equals B1.
Students are nominated by their high-school. At least one accompanying staff member is needed for each group. One accompanying staff member per 10 students if free of charge. All participants must have valid health insurance. Agreement with the home institution is needed for admission.
The Youth Summer School is run by Jönköping University Enterprise.
Content updated 2020-02-13