Jönköping University

country rank  18
world rank  2156

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Jönköping University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Jönköping (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Jonkoping County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Jönköping University (JU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jönköping University (JU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 41 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Swedish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym JU
Founded 1977
Colours Purple, blue and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 1026
Jönköping (population range: 50,000-249,999)
551 11 Jonkoping County
T +46 (36) 10 10 00
F +46 (36) 15 08 12

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office PO Box 1026
Jönköping 551 11
+46 (36) 10 10 50

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Jönköping University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • CDIO

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018