In order to be eligible for the MFS scholarship and programme you must meet the following criteria:

You are enrolled as a student at JU and you are ready to write a thesis/essay on the C/Bachelor or D/Master level
• You have an interest in working in global engagement in a developing country
• You have an idea for a thesis related to development problems and have a specified connection with your subject area. The requirements for Final Project work/Thesis work/essay within your programme at Jönköping University apply
• You have not received the MFS/or another SIDA financed scholarship previously
• You have not started your PhD studies
•The degree essay that is the result of your MFS must be written in English
• You are a Swedish citizen or have permanent residence permit in Sweden. Nordic students must have been registered in Sweden for at least one year before receiving a MFS scholarship. European students with a right of residence are not eligible to apply for MFS (As for eligibility based on citizenship, etc. according to § 8 of the terms of MFS, work permit is not included. It is only those with Swedish citizenship or a permanent residence permit that is authorized according to that point.)
• Minimum length of MFS must be 8 weeks.

JIBS STUDENTS: MFS is open for students in the Civilekonom program, two year Master programmes and all bachelor programmes.
JTH STUDENTS: MFS scholarships are available for all programme students except for students studying the bachelor programmes in Building Projects/Construction Engineering and Architectural Engineering.
MFS open to all programmes
MFS open to all programmes

Read more about MFS on the dedicated page on PingPong.opens in new window Search for Minor Field Studies in the Catalogue.


Information meetings to all JU students during Fall 2019
(No registration needed, just join us!)

General meetings
2 September 12.00 - 13.00, JIBS 4051
9 December 12.00 - 13.00, JTH, E 1029

MFS application workshops

9 September 12.00 - 13.00, HHJ Ga 334, MFS - Get started!
16 September 12.00 - 13.00, HHJ Ga 334, MFS - Sucess with your application

Contact at JU:

Lucie Weissovaexternal link, opens in new window