News archive

  • Time to nominate JU’s Alumni of the Year

    Campus arena och Hälsohögskolan Nominations are now open for this year's "Alumni of the Year" Award at Jönköping University (JU). The prizes are awarded to former students who have made outstanding contributions in their professional role or as a private person. The ceremony will take place during the week of the Academic Ceremony in October.
  • Half of Sweden's regions support a new dental programme

    Tre personer står bredvid en patient i en tandläkarstol More than half of Sweden's regions have signed a letter of intent to cooperate on the new dental programme that Jönköping University is planning to launch. Region Norrbotten is the latest region to sign the letter of intent.“We have a significant shortage of dentists. Therefore this cooperation is very important for us,” says Maria Pettersson, head of operations at Folktandvården in Region Norrbotten.
  • Why Russia is invading Ukraine

    Marco Nilsson, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor of Political Science at the School of Education and Communication, answers questions about the Ukraine conflict in a post on Jönköping University's research blog Vertikals.
  • Preschool teacher education starts up at Ljungby

    Personer framför en dator On Thursday 10 February, Campus Ljungby got the go ahead to start up a preschool teacher education which will be run by the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University (JU). Students will start the three and half year long programme at Campus Ljungby from Autumn 2022.
  • JIBS number two in Sweden for Business and Management Universities

    A recent university ranking presented by puts Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University as number two in Sweden for top business and management research. The ranking is based on the number of highly cited scientists that a university has within the field of Business and Management.
  • Jönköping in top 5 of best student cities

    Jönköping has been named in a list of Sweden’s top student cities for the first time. Jönköping takes home fifth place after 1,100 prospective students had their say on what their priorities were for a place of study. Safe student housing, a variety of student associations and a vibrant city life are the factors that gave Jönköping its high ranking.
  • Faith on Melodifestivalen - "It's great to be back!"

    From the corridors of the School of Health and Welfare to the spotlights of Melodifestivalen. This Saturday, it’s time for Faith Kakembo, a lecturer at the Department of Nursing, to enter the stage of Melodifestivalen. So what is it like to swap seminars and lectures for rehearsals and media interviews?
  • Study on gender-based vulnerability and sexual harassment in academia

    Jönköping University (JU) has participated in a study on gender-based vulnerability and sexual harassment in academia. The study was conducted at universities in Sweden in the spring of 2021 and is the first of its kind in Sweden. Approximately 39,000 employees, students, and doctoral students at 38 higher education institutions responded to the study. The result for JU, as well as for the sector, show shortcomings in the study and work environment, which is why JU now intensify its efforts to improve behaviors and norms.
  • JU student competes in Olympics: "A dream come true"

    Felizia Wikner-Zienkiewics Felizia Wikner-Zienkiewicz is a third-year student on the Prosthetics and Orthotics programme at the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University (JU). She’s in China's capital Beijing, representing Sweden at the Olympics in the women’s national ice hockey team.
  • Jönköping University to run Swedish Institute’s new sustainability programme for international executives

    Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University has, for the first time, received funding from Svenska Institutet (SI) to run a new executive education course in Accountability for Sustainability. The course will be held during the spring and summer of 2022 and is aimed at leaders of public sector organizations in Kenya, Kosovo, Ukraine, Sweden, and Zambia.