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Jönköping University's Pathway Programmes are designed  for international students as a bridge towards a degree.

When applying for a Pathway Programme, you may also apply for a degree programme at Jönköping University. If eligible, you will receive a conditional offer to a bachelor or master programme. When having successfully completed the Pathway Programme you may enter into your pre-selected and eligibility assessed degree programme without any further testing.

  1. Learn more about our degree programmes here

How To Apply

Choose one of the following application guides for instructions on how to apply:

Pathway Programme Requirements

Pathway Summer

Academic Requirement

Requirement from high school/upper secondary school

High School Diploma

English Language Requirement - to enter Pathway Programme

Required * IELTS overall / per part

6.0 / 5.5

Required *TOEFL overall / written test TWE (paper)

550 / 4.5

Required *TOEFL overall / written test TWE (Internet)

80 / 20

Required* Pearson PTE Academic overall / writing

54 / 61

Required University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

First Certificate Grade: A or B

Required Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (MELAB)

87

Pathway Semester

Academic Requirement

Requirement from high school/upper secondary school

High School Diploma

English Language Requirement - to enter Pathway Programme

Required * IELTS overall / per part

5.5 / 5.0

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (paper)

530 / 4

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (Internet)

72 / 17

Required* Pearson PTE Academic overall / writing

47 / 50

Required University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

First Certificate Grade: A or B

Required Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (MELAB)

85

Pathway Year English

Academic Requirement

Requirement from high school/upper secondary school

High School Diploma

English Language Requirement - to enter Pathway Programme

Required * IELTS overall / per part

5.0 / 4.5

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (paper)

500 / 4

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (Internet)

61 / 14

Required* Pearson PTE Academic overall / writing

40 / 40

Required University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

First Certificate Grade: C

Required Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (MELAB)

75

Pathway Year General

Academic Requirement

Requirement from high school/upper secondary school

High School Diploma

English Language Requirement - to enter Pathway Programme

Required * IELTS overall / per part

5.5 / 5.0

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (paper)

530 / 4

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (Internet)

72 / 17

Required* Pearson PTE Academic overall / writing

47 / 50

Required University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

First Certificate Grade: A or B

Required Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (MELAB)

85

High School Diploma and English language skills corresponding to:
IELTS 5.5 (no part below 5.0) or equivalent
or Internet based TOEFL test 72 written test 17 or equivalent
or Pathway English 1
or Swedish Upper Secondary School course English 5 or equivalent
and Matematics 2a or 2b or 2c or equivalent.
The applicant must also have documented and certified prospective placement in an association, sports club, team, organisation or project that meets the requirements for supervising students.

Business Semester

Academic Requirement

Requirement from high school/upper secondary school

High School Diploma, Maths 2a, 2b, 2c ***

English Language Requirement - to enter Pathway Programme

Required * IELTS overall / per part

5.5 / 5.0

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (paper)

530 / 4

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (Internet)

72 / 17

Required * Pearson PTE Academic overall / writing

47 / 50

Required University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

First Certificate Grade: A or B

Required Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (MELAB)

85

Engineering Semester

Academic Requirement

Requirement from high school/upper secondary school

High School Diploma, Maths 2a, 2b, 2c ***

English Language Requirement - to enter Pathway Programme

Required * IELTS overall / per part

6.5 / 5.5

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (paper)

575 / 4.5

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (Internet)

90 / 20

Required Pearson PTE Academic overall / writing

62 / 61

Required University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Advanced(Certificate in Advanced English)

 

Proficiency (Certificate of Proficiency in English)

Required Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (MELAB)

90

Engineering Year

Academic Requirement

Requirement from high school/upper secondary school

High School Diploma, Maths 2a, 2b, 2c ***

English Language Requirement - to enter Pathway Programme

Required * IELTS overall / per part

5.5 / 5.0

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (paper)

530 / 4

Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (Internet)

72 / 17

Required Pearson PTE Academic overall / writing

47 / 50

Required University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

First Certificate Grade: A or B

Required Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (MELAB)

85

* We only accept the IELTS Academic test, not the general test
* Pearson PTE Academic test results must be made available to Jönköping University, Sweden by the testing centre.
** Please note that TOEFL language certificate should not be more than two years old. 
**We do not accept TOEFL ITP or TOEFL iBT MyBest score
*** See country specific mathematics requirements here Pdf, 132.5 kB..

All TOEFL tests must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS) to institutional code 8487.

Students who already meet the minimum requirements for a programme at Jönköping University are not eligible for a Pathway programme. (Except for Pathway Summer.)

When Can I Apply?

Name

Requirements
(IELTS or equivalent)

Application period

Study period

Pathway Year English

IELTS 5.0 (no sect below 4.5)

2 December, 2022 -
2 May, 2023

28 August 2023 - 5 May 2024

Pathway Year General

IELTS 5.5 (no sect. below 5.0)

2 December, 2022 -
2 May, 2023

28 August 2023 - 7 June 2024

Pathway Semester English (Autumn)

IELTS 5.5 (no sect. below 5.0)

2 December, 2022 -
2 May, 2023

28 August 2023 - 15 December 2023

Pathway Semester English (Spring)

IELTS 5.5 (no sect. below 5.0)

15 August 2022-
27 November 2022

16 January 2023 - 5 May 2023

Pathway Summer

IELTS 6.0 (no sect below 5.5)

2 December, 2022 -
1 April, 2023

17 July 2023 - 11 August 2023

Pathway General Track
+ BI Norwegian Business School

IELTS 5.5 (no sect. below 5.0)

2 December, 2022 -
2 May, 2023

28 August 2023 - 7 June 2024

Pathway Year English Track
+ BI Norwegian Business School

IELTS 5.0 (no sect below 4.5)

2 December, 2022 -
2 May, 2023

28 August 2023 - 5 May 2024

Pathway General Track + North Park University

IELTS 5.5 (no sect below 5.0)

2 December, 2022 -
2 May, 2023

28 August 2023 - 7 June 2024

Pathway Year English Track + North Park University

IELTS 5.0 (no sect below 4.5)

2 December, 2022 -
2 May, 2023

28 August 2023 - 5 May 2024

Pathway for International Sports

IELTS 5.5 (no section below 5.0)

15 August 2022-
27 November 2022

16 Januari 2023-15 December 2023

    • The application period may close early if a programme becomes full before the deadline.
    • The principle for admittance is first come, first served.

    When will be the last day for arrival?

    We expect you to be in Gränna for the roll call when the semester starts. If you can not arrive on time and you have informed pathwayadmissions@ju.se, we grant late arrivals until February 28, 2023. After that we can grant individuals to arrive later, up until March 31 2023. Do not forget to inform accommodations@ju.se and your teachers at pathway@ju.se as well.


    Are you arriving late?

    Do not worry, we will ensure students who have contacted us can participate online. Note that to be able to keep your place you have to partake in lectures, workshops and group work online.

    Here you find the induction week time table: www.ju.se/newstudent

    Here you find the schedule with links to classes: www.ju.se/student

    You need to be able to use Zoom, here you find more information about how to use Zoom: https://ju.se/en/it-helpdesk/faq---manuals/programs/zoom.html

    Pathway Programme Requirements


    Pathway Summer

    Pathway Semester

    Pathway Year

    Business 

    Semester

    Engineering Semester

    Engineering

    Year

    Academic Requirement







    Requirement from high school/upper secondary school

    High School Diploma

    High School Diploma

    High School Diploma

    High School Diploma, Maths 2a, 2b, 2c ***

    High School Diploma, Maths 2a, 2b, 2c ***

    High School Diploma, Maths 2a, 2b, 2c ***

    English Language Requirement - to enter Pathway Programme







    Required * IELTS overall / per part

    6.0 / 5.5

    5.5 / 5.0

    5.0 / 4.5

    5.5 / 5.0

    6.5 / 5.5

    5.5 / 5.0

    Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE (paper)

    550 / 4.5

    530 / 4

    500 / 4

    530 / 4

    575 / 4.5

    530 / 4

    Required **TOEFL overall / written test TWE(internet)

    80 / 21

    72 / 17

    61 / 14

    72 / 17

    90 / 20

    72 / 17

    Required Pearson PTE Academic overall/ writing

    54 / 61

    47 / 50

    40 / 40

    47 / 50

    62 / 61

    47 / 50

    Required University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

    First Certificate Grade: A or B

    First Certificate

    Grade: A or B

    First Certificate

    Grade: C

    First Certificate Grade: A or B

    Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)
    Proficiency (Certificate of Proficiency in English)

    First Certificate Grade: A or B

    Required Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (MELAB)

    87

    85

    75

    85

    90

    85








    * We only accept the IELTS Academic test.
    ** Please note that TOEFL language certificates should not be more than two years old.
    *** See country specific mathematics requirements here Pdf, 132.5 kB..

    All TOEFL tests must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS).

    Students who already meet the minimum entry requirements for a programme at Jönköping University are not eligible for a Pathway programme. (Except for Pathway Summer.)