Jönköping University (JU) has around 12,500 students, of which 2,500 are international students. The university is one of the top universities in international student exchange and among the best in Sweden in terms of attracting international students.
JU is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates. JU operates on the basis of an agreement with the Swedish Government and conforms to national degree regulations and quality requirements. The university is characterized by internationalization, an entrepreneurial spirit and collaboration with surrounding society.
The university is organised as a non-profit corporate group. The Group comprises Jönköping University Foundation and its six wholly-owned subsidiaries. They are organised as limited companies and include the School of Health and Welfare, the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping International Business School, the School of Engineering as well as University Services and Jönköping University Enterprise.