Doctoral Student Council
Jönköping University's Doctoral Student Council is an elected body of doctoral representatives from each school established in April 2020 by the President’s decision § 867.
JU Doktorandråd (JU Doctoral Student Council) was constituted in the summer of 2020. As a dedicated body comprised of elected doctoral student representatives from all four schools at Jönköping University (JU), this council works to help the doctoral students organize themselves and become an active part of JU. To increase doctoral students’ presence in different forums within the university, the council also nominates elected doctoral representatives to the Board of Education and Research Education (Nämnden för Utbildning och Forskarutbildning-NUF) and the Strategic Council for Research (Strategiska Rådet för forskning- SRF).
The council board consists of 8 elected representatives (2 from each school) and 4 substitute members who then elect a chairperson of the board and 2 representatives for the Strategic Council for Research and Board of Education and Research Education. Following the annual election, the board is officially appointed by the President of the university for a tenure of 1 year.
Board members 2021-2022
Chairperson: Karen Ann Blom, HLK
NUF representative: Johan Bäcklund, HLK
SRF representative: Sindi Sheri, JIBS
Communications officer: Ewout Reitsma, JTH
Social activity officer: Toni Borgdanoff, JTH
Social activity offcer: Amedeus Malisa, JIBS
Academic activities officer: Julia Lindblom, HHJ
Academic activities officer: Annika Grynne, HHJ
NUF substitute: Åsa Gamgam Leanderz, HHJ
Jens Sjöberg, HLK
Rida Ijaz, JIBS
News and updates
Doctoral Courses/ Seminars/ Research output: This section will be updated on a regular basis. Please feel free to share relevant information to be posted in this section.
Breakfast seminars: Theme-based, open for participation for all doctoral candidates of JU. More information on intranet news and email.Doctoral Student Survey: A survey to explore the consequences of the ongoing COVID19 pandemic has been released by the JU Doctoral Student Council. A report on the results will be written and distributed to leadership with the purpose of informing and aiding in assisting doctoral students during this unprecedented time.
Other information Doctoral programs, course list and people of interests
General info for PhD students: https://ju.se/en/research/doctoral-programmes/the-research-school-of-health-and-welfare.html
Contact: Jan Mårtensson, Director of Research School of Health and Welfare, Professor firstname.lastname@example.org
General info for PhD students: https://ju.se/en/research/doctoral-programmes/doctoral-programmes-at-the-school-of-education-and-communication.html
People of Interest: Elisabeth Sandblom, Director of Research Education and Senior Lecturer, Swedish (email@example.com)
Doctoral program and course updates: https://ju.se/en/research/doctoral-programmes/doctoral-programmes-at-jibs.html
People of Interest: Mikaela Backman, PhD Director and Associate Professor, Economics (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Research areas: https://ju.se/en/about-us/school-of-engineering/research/research-areas.html
People of Interest: Salem Seifeddine, Associate Dean of Research and Professor, Materials and Manufacturing (email@example.com)
Facebook group: PhD Candidates at JU (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1371404556335978/)