The modern campus with all four schools, the University Library and the Students' House is situated right in the center of Jönköping, close to everything that the city has to offer. Jönköping is one Sweden's ten largest cities and is also one of the most beautifully situated at the juncture of three sprawling lakes.
The modern campus offers a variety of services, including the library, health care, career center, computer labs, cafés and restaurants. Jönköping University’s new sports center includes a multifunction hall, an activity center and a gym.
An important part of student life in Jönköping is meeting new people and relaxing with friends. In Jönköping there are plenty of things to do during a break from your studies.
On campus there are have cafés and restaurants where students can meet up with friends. The University is also located in the city center, close to everything the town has to offer with cafés, pubs and restaurants for every occasion and pedestrian streets lined with shops. In the city center, you will find the long sandy beaches of Lake Vättern and the great outdoors is also within easy reach.
The Jönköping Student Union is run by students and for students. The union safeguards the students’ interests in many areas of student life and at the university. To guarantee an active student union, and to ensure student influence at Jönköping University, the university has decided that membership in Jönköping Student Union shall be mandatory for all students at the university. The membership fee varies and is determined by the form of study.
It should be considered, that according to the European Innovation Scoreboard, Sweden is the most innovative and entrepreneurial nation in the whole Europe. It is also a nation with one of the highest standard of living.
All new international students are guaranteed accommodation, provided that they apply for accommodation correctly and announce their arrival in time. The guarantee only applies to admitted students at Jönköping University. Family members are not included in the guarantee.
• Admitted students will receive a link to apply for accommodation.
• Double or single room accommodation off-campus. The kitchens and bathrooms are shared with other students.
• Housing alternatives include bed, bed quilt, pillow, wardrobe, access to laundry-room and kitchen including fridge. Fixed utility cost (electricity and water included). Some kitchen utilities may be left to use by previous students.
Career Center gives businesses and organizations a variety of ways to meet and interact with students. Career Center aims to strengthen students' opportunities of successfully finding appropriate employment upon graduation through:
• Meetings with representatives from professional life
• Career guidance
• Seminars, courses and projects
• Providing information about the labor market.