Undergraduate courses


June 1 to 2, 2019: Arrival dates and pick-up service

June 3 to June 28, 2019: The programme takes place

Global Perspective on Health and WelfarePDF

10 ECTS credits

The aim of the course is to provide knowledge and understanding of the global situation related to health and welfare. The course includes elements such as:

  • UN Sustainable Development Goals in relation to health and welfare
  • Cultural aspects related to health and welfare
  • Impact of common diseases/disabilities in diverse cultural contexts from different professional perspective and from a public health perspective
  • Complexity and impact of social determinants of health in different countries • International Classification on Functioning Disability and Health (ICF)
  • Community development and its relevance to ensure quality and safety with organizations in a global health context
  • Awareness of facilitators and barriers for implementing human rights
  • Contextual factors and appropriate scientific research methods when working in diverse contexts


  • 30 credits first cycle courses in any educational area
  • Fluency in English equivalent to at least 575 (paper based test) or 90 (internet test) TOEFL score (or equivalentexternal link, opens in new window)

Purchasing Logistics with a Global PerspectivePDF

10 ECTS credits

The aim of this course is to give advanced knowledge of logistics in purchasing and supply chain management with a global perspective. The focus is on the purchasing functions importance for the company result. The course includes the following elements:

  • Purchasing and strategic sourcing
  • Supply chain management, Globalization and Incoterms
  • Initiate supplier relations: define needs, specify and document
  • Assess supplier portfolio, select suppliers
  • Prepare negotiations with regard to TCO and cost break-down
  • Legal aspects, contracts, delivery and payment terms and contract management
  • Supplier relations, Systems for managing supplier relationships (SRM)
  • Sustainability and Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Purchase orders, performance measurements (KPIs), and supplier evaluation
  • Supplier development process
  • Terminate supplier relations


  • 60 credits first cycle courses in industrial engineering or business administration (or equivalent)
  • Fluency in English equivalent to at least 575 (paper based test) or 90 (internet based test) TOEFL score (or equivalentexternal link, opens in new window)

Social and Cultural Content

You will be able to discover Sweden and the region of Småland as part of the social and cultural events included in the programme. You will visit Vadstena Castle, one of Sweden’s best preserved castles from the Gustav Vasa period in the 16th century. You will also visit Gränna which is a small town outside of Jönköping where the popular peppermint candy canes are handmade, and the ruin Brahehus Castle. The programme will also include a welcome lunch, two evening activities, and other social activities.

During last summers company visits to IKEA and Husqvarna AB ,well renowned Swedish international companies, have taken place. The company visit for this summer will be confirmed upon the start of the course.

Content updated 2018-10-24

Content updated 2016-09-26
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