About Jönköping University
Jönköping University is a young professional-oriented university characterized by a high degree of internationalization, an entrepreneurial spirit and extensive collaboration with surrounding society. It is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates. Jönköping University has around 12,000 students, of which 2,400 are international students. The university is one of the top universities in international student exchange and among the best in Sweden in terms of attracting international students. Campus has a truly international and academic environment with students and staff from all parts of the world. Both within education and research, Jönköping University has a close cooperation with business and society. Jönköping University is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates. JU operates on the basis of an agreement with the Swedish Government and conforms to national degree regulations and quality requirements. The university is organized as a non-profit corporate group with Jönköping University Foundation as the parent organization and six wholly owned subsidiaries: the School of Health and Welfare, the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping International Business School, the School of Engineering, University Services and Jönköping University Enterprise.
The program in Sustainable Enterprise Development has been created to fill the increasing need among both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, for leaders who can initiate and manage change processes. The program recruits students who are interested in the management of change and innovation, with a particular emphasis on environmental and social sustainability. It is designed to foster creativity and an entrepreneurial mind-set, so that as a graduate you are able to launch and manage new initiatives – or renew existing practices. During your studies you will interact with students from other cultures and be taught by an engaged and international faculty team. The fourth semester offers plenty of options to specify. Either by studying abroad at one of JIBS’ recommended partner schools, or by taking elective courses of your choice at JIBS, which also allows you to do an internship in another country. After completing your studies you will be well prepared for work in the private, non-profit and public sector – and for post-graduate study. The program provides a solid foundation for a position in general management, and in particular equips you for work as a project leader, business developer or sustainability manager.
If you don’t fulfill language requirements, you can enter Pathway Program, designed to strengthen your English and academic skills.
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