event Start date: 28 August, 2023
place Location: Gränna
access_time Length: 35 weeks
rotate_right Application period: 2 December, 2022 to 2 May, 2023


This program is designed for international students who want to improve their English language skills in combination with an introduction to the Swedish language and becoming acquainted with Scandinavian society and culture.


Pathway Year English provides knowledge about higher education and how to communicate in an academic environment. During the programme, students will have the opportunity to participate in group discussions, share their own experiences, develop critical thinking, research ethics, and gain a more profound knowledge of living conditions, social issues, and cultural features in different parts of the world.


Pathway Year English has a lower English level entry requirement (IELTS entry: 5.0 or equivalent *). It is ideal for students who need more time to reach their proficiency and communicate effectively in an academic environment.

Upon completion of the programme you will have recieved:

  • direct entry to a degree programme at Jönköping University
  • the English language preparation in reading, writing, listening and speaking necessary for enrollment in degree programmes at Jönköping University
  • support in adjusting to the demands, challenges and expectations of Swedish higher education
  • acclimatization to Swedish culture making it easier to live and study in Sweden
  • basic knowledge in the Swedish Language

In addition at the end of the pathway programme, you will receive a certificate of completion demonstrating skills equivalent to the Swedish high school course English 6. This is the most common English language level required for entering higher education in Sweden. You can read more about corresponding levels in other countries here.

The education is conducted at: Jönköping University Enterprise
verified_user Requirements: High School Diploma, IELTS 5.0 (no sect below 4.5), TOEFL 72/17 or or equivalent. Read more.
event Start date: 28 August, 2023
place Location: Gränna
data_usage Fees: SEK 199,000 including tuition and boarding fees. Read more about programme fees here.
language Language: English
access_time Length: 35 weeks
rotate_right Application period: 2 December, 2022 to 2 May, 2023

How to apply

To learn more about our requirements and how to apply, click here.


Read more about programme fees here


Course Structure

During the first semester, students have two core courses and can choose one from the elective course option.

Students have two core courses in the second semester and can choose one course from the elective courses’ options.

Programme Content

Elective Courses

You can submit your application online. Choose one of the following options, and the link below will take you to the application form.

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