News archive

  • More than 100,000 downloads of new industrial policy book

    The research anthology "Questioning the Entrepreneurial State", with Christian Sandström, Assistant Professor at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, as one of two editors, has been downloaded 106,000 times in two weeks. In the anthology, several leading economists warn against the state's industrial and innovation policy – which they claim lacks scientific support and costs billions of tax dollars.
  • JU students compete in horse-riding championship

    Häst, ryttare, tävling Every year, the equestrian sports Swedish Championship for Students is arranged where a Swedish champion in dressage and show-jumping is crowned. Two students from Jönköping University (JU) will participate in this year's event.
  • Appreciated Open House at Campus Gränna

    On May 5, Jönköping University Enterprise (JUE) held an open house for the first time at Campus Gränna. The day offered sunshine, speeches, mingling, and many activities in the beautiful surroundings where the historic boarding school Grennaskolan used to be housed.
  • 40 companies gather at Jönköping University for NextStep

    The annual NextStep career fair was held on Thursday, 5 May, at Campus Arena, Jönköping University (JU). 40 companies from Sweden and overseas came to the university to meet JU students and talk about the career opportunities that await them after graduation.
  • Anders Danielsson is new Chairman of the Jönköping University Foundation

    Porträtt av Anders Danielsson On May 1, Anders Danielsson took over as Chairman of the Jönköping University Foundation. He recently been Governor of Västra Götaland County and previous to that had the role of Director General of both the Swedish Security Service and the Swedish Migration Board.
  • Well-attended spring celebration at Walpurgis

    On Walpurgis Night, Saturday 30 April, the traditional spring celebration at Jönköping University was finally held again. After a pandemic break for the past two years, this year there was a record attendance who got to listen to choir singing and spring speech in beautiful sunshine.
  • Sven Rydell is “Bridge-Builder” of the Year

    Marie Ernst Bravell gratulerar Sven Rydell On Saturday 30 April, this year's Jönköping Gala took place, where Jönköping University (JU) awarded the Bridge-Builder of the Year-award (årets Brobyggare) to Sven Rydell, Business Manager at Jönköping Municipality.
  • Swedish government has appointed a new Chairman of the Board and two new Board members to the Jönköping University Foundation

    Porträtt av Anders Danielsson On 1 May, Anders Danielsson took over as the new Chairman of the Board of the Jönköping University Foundation. The foundation also got two new members. The new board members have broad and varied experience, and represent both the scientific community and the business community. The term of office for the new board members runs from 1 May 2022 to 30 April 2025.
  • Kick Off Festival 2022

    After three years of waiting our fantastic Kick Off Festival is back. A unique festival for students, arranged by Jönköping Student Union. Saturday the 27th of August our campus transformes into a festival area filled with happy students, music, three stages and a food court.
  • Youtube star Simone Giertz: "Technology is a clear way forward"

    Simone Giertz, Queen of shitty robots. The inventor Simone "Queen of Shitty Robots" Giertz has over 2.6 million followers on Youtube and is happy if she can increase interest in technology among young people, even if that was not the main purpose of her films from thebeginning.“There is so much fun you can have with technology, you just need the tools for it,” she says.