Jönköping University is a private, non-profit university lovingly referred to as one of the jewels of the Swedish higher education system. With an enrollment of 10,000 students including 1,500 from Europe and around the world, Jönköping is best known for elite business programs with a rare dual accreditation from AACSB and EQUIS.
Founded in 1994, Jönköping’s business school offers a variety of elite programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate level taught in English. The bachelor’s programs are taught over a three-year period and issue 180 ECTS credits. Students may select a specialization from four categories: International Economics, International Management, Marketing Management, and Sustainable Enterprise Management.
Jönköping’s master’s program is undertaken for a period of one or two years and earns 60 or 120 ECTS credits respectively. From Digital Business to Engineering Management, the specializations available at the master level vary wildly and offer unique perspectives on a variety of international business foundations and principles. Students opting for the two-year master’s program also retain the option of undertaking a six-month internship in Australia at no cost.
Given the location of Jönköping University and Sweden’s membership of the European Union, students from other EU nations are granted admission to Jönköping at no cost. As such, Jönköping University presents tremendous value with a first rate education from an elite, globally-renowned business school.
Living and Studying in Småland, Sweden
Jönköping students retain the option of living in university dormitories or finding private accommodation in Småland. The university campus is located steps away from the beach (or ice rink depending on the time of year) and shuttles provide transportation to the city center. Stockholm and Gotenberg are close, and Sweden’s extensive train network make traveling back to France simple and cheap.
Applying to Jönköping University
Prospective applicants are expected to provide official school transcripts and pass the IELTS English language proficiency exam. For students seeking master’s degree admission, proof of a valid bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education is required.
For students concerned with English language proficiency, Jönköping often allows the completion of a bridge program prior to the start of a bachelor’s or master’s degree program. The bridge program provides instruction and study of the English language. Study Experience is also proud to offer a variety of preparation programs for the IELTS and university study.
For more information about applying to Jönköping University, please contact a member of the Study Experience team.
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