Honorary Doctors (front row) at Jönköping University in 2019, with JU President Agneta Marell (back right) and Vice Dean Agneta Stenebrand (back left).

An honorary doctorate is a symbol for the university's appreciation of important achievements for the university. Jönköping University appoints honorary doctors every other year and conferment takes place during Jönköping University Academic Ceremony.

2021

  • Luis Gomez-Mejia
  • Sue Waite
  • Trish Greenhalgh
  • Per Jansson

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2019

  • Dale Clarke Farran
  • Gwen Sherwood
  • Andrés Rodgriguez-Pose

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2018

  • Gunilla Runnsjö
  • Kaj Grönlund
  • Lennart Nordenfelt
  • Michael A. Hitt

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2016

  1. Pramodita Sharma

2014

  • Urban Bäckström
  • John Elliott
  • Maureen Kilkenny

2012

  • Lennart "Aktiestinsen" Israelsson
  • Göran Koch
  • Deirdre McCloskey
  • Chandra A. Reynolds
  • Dean Andrew Shepherd
  • Doru M. Stefanescu

2010

  • David B. Audretsch
  • Candida G. Brush
  • Arne Dahle
  • Sven-Olof Karlsson
  • Dennis C. Mueller

2008

  • Anne Huff
  • Sven Nilsson
  • Per Risberg

2006

  • Barbara Green
  • Gunnar Hallingberg
  • Serge Moscovici
  • Roger R. Stough
  • Bertil Svensson

2004

  • Christina Hamrin
  • Nancy Pedersen
  • Josef Rydén
  • Shaker A. Zahra

2002

  • Åke E. Andersson
  • Gerald McClearn
  • Carl-Axel Petri
  • Gunnar Randholm

1999

  • David Storey
  • Gösta Gunnarsson
Academic ceremony honorary doctors

From left Per Jansson, President Agneta Marell, Faculty Dean Pia Bülow, Luis Gomez-Mejia.