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  • Welcome to attend Sustainability Conversations

    Meskerem Mitiku On 17 March between 12-13, a series of digital lunch events that focuses on the transition to a more sustainable society called Sustainability Conversations premieres. The ambition of the event series is to provide a platform where guest speakers, students, researchers, and an interested general public can share knowledge, experiences and thoughts about sustainability in a multidiciplinary environment. The events are organized by Jönköping University Sustainability Network (JUSN).
  • Digital fair connects job-seeking students with global companies

    One of the largest career fairs at Jönköping University (JU), Nextstep, took place online on Tuesday 2 March. Organised by students from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) and the School of Engineering (JTH), the fair included live chats, presentations, and a new digital headhunting feature for participating multinational companies.“We actually believe that this new format will result in more jobs for our students as Nextstep’s digital platform has made the job-hunting aspect more streamlined and focused,” says Emelie Ramsö, a JIBS student and one of the Nextstep Project Managers.

  • Mats Bojestig is Bridge-Builder of the Year

    Woman on stage with a frame On Friday 26 February, this year's edition of the Jönköping Gala took place, where Jönköping University (JU) awarded the newly established Bridge-Builder of the Year-award (Årets Brobyggare) to Mats Bojestig, Director of Health and Care at Region Jönköping County.
  • The Jönköping Gala 26 February – totally digital

    The Jönköping Gala is a local event that celebrates people, organisations, and companies whose efforts have been of great importance to our region. The gala, which was to be held in March 2020, was postponed and is now being held in digital format. Take the opportunity to be inspired and above all, do not miss Jönköping University’s award “Bridge-Builder of the Year”.
  • “The Jönköping model”: The Rescue Services work with suicide prevention can be vital

    Flera räddningstjänstfordon vid olycksplats. In Jönköping County, the Rescue Services (Räddningstjänsten) has a wider role when it comes to work with suicide prevention compared to other regions in Sweden. Their efforts can be lifesaving, according to a new study carried out by researchers at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, who, in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Sweden, have investigated the so-called "Jönköping model".
  • Academic Ceremony postponed until 25 September 2021

    Akademisk Högtid Because of the current situation regarding Covid-19 it has been decided that JU’s Academic Ceremony will be postponed until 25 September this year.
  • Specialist doctors are trained in issues related to fragile elderly and death

    Fyra personer framför en tavla. Future specialist doctors from all over Sweden have participated in the highly topical course "Home care and care for the frail elderly", which has taken place over four days and been co-arranged by the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University and Region Jönköping County.
  • JIBS students win national thesis competition

    Niklas Koch and Sören Pongratz in their graduation gowns stand outside JIBS entrance. They have their arms around each other's shoulders and have their diplomas raised in the air. Both are smiling and looking out to the camera. Niklas Koch and Sören Pongratz, both master’s graduates from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), have won first prize in the national Nytt&Nyttig thesis comptetition. The subject of their thesis looked at how esports users helped innovate the Nintendo game ‘Super Smash Bros.’ The prize winners were announced in a digital ceremony on 28 January 2021.
  • Several former JU students nominated for Young Female Leader of the Year award

    Young Female Leader of the Year award 2020. Among the 20 nominees for the Young Female Leader of the Year award 2020 in Jönköping County we find eight former students from Jönköping University (JU).
  • Family Business education can help companies strengthen and adapt to challenges of Covid-19

    Head and shoulder portrait shot of Massimo Baù. The Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO) at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, has now opened applications for the second edition of their online Family Business Management executive education this spring.“Our research shows that family businesses are very resilient in times of crisis, but they also face their own unique challenges. We want to give them the theoretical knowledge to make sense of their own experiences and in doing so make better decisions for their company and their families,” says CeFEO director, Massimo Baù.
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