Måns Svensson appointed as new President of Jönköping University
The Foundation Governing Board has decided to appoint Professor Måns Svensson as new President of Jönköping University starting 1 April 2024. Professor Svensson has previously worked as Dean of the School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences at Halmstad University.
Yoga can slow down dementia
A new study shows that yoga can be used to slow down cognitive impairment and dementia in adults aged 55 and over. The results of the study are clear and show that yoga has a greater positive impact on cognitive ability than strength and conditioning training. The study was conducted at the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University in collaboration with Region Jönköping County.
School of Health and Welfare assists in continuing education for Ukrainian prosthetists and orthotics
The need for prostheses and other assistive technology is reaching crisis point in war-torn Ukraine. When Nerrolyn Ramstrand, professor of prosthetics and orthotics at the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University, was asked to assist in training Ukrainian prosthetist/orthotists, she did not hesitate. Colleagues at the school agreed and a Ukrainian film crew is currently on site at JU t
Jönköping International Business School recognized again as a leading European business school
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) climbs on the Financial Times annual ranking of European Business Schools. The 2022 result is an improvement of seven places compared to last year, further confirming JIBS status as one of Europe’s leading business schools. Regarding international faculty, JIBS ranks first in Scandinavia.
For the second year in a row, JIBS appears on the acknowledg
Jönköping International Business School climbs world rankings
Jönköping International Business School climbs world rankings Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University has climbed to a new position in the Financial Times annual ranking of the world's best master's programs in business administration. In doing so, JIBS has consolidated and strengthened its position as one of the world's highest-ranked business schools.
More than 100,000 downloads of new industrial policy book
The research anthology "Questioning the Entrepreneurial State", with Christian Sandström, Jönköping International Business School, as one of two editors, has been downloaded 109,000 times in three weeks. In the anthology, several leading economists warn against the state's industrial and innovation policy – which they claim lacks scientific support and costs billions of tax dollars.
Jönköping University to grow with new centre for dental care
On 12 January, Jönköping University’s property company HÖFAB will submit planning documents prior to a decision on consultation to the city planning committee in Jönköping municipality. The new construction plans include building a centre for dentistry and oral health science, as well as preparing a place for a dental education.
Jönköping International Business School ranked among Europe's best business schools by the Financial Times
On Monday, 6 December, the Financial Times (FT) published its European Business Schools Ranking 2021, featuring the top 95 Business Schools in Europe. For the first time, Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University appears on the list.
The European Business Schools Ranking is one of the most acknowledged and widely cited rankings of business schools. The ranking is ba
Jönköping University appoints four new honorary doctors
The President of Jönköping University has announced the appointment of four new honorary doctors. Those to be appointed are Professor Luis Gomez-Mejia, Associate Professor Sue Waite, Professor Trish Greenhalgh and Per Jansson, owner and CEO of Comptech AB. The conferment of this year’s honorary doctors will take place on 25 September 2021 at Jönköping University’s academic ceremony.
AACSB accreditation continues for Jönköping International Business School
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) has received renewed accreditation from the international accreditation body AACSB. “This is a very important recognition of JIBS as a provider of relevant and quality assured business education of the highest international standards,” says JIBS Dean and Managing Director, Jerker Moodysson.
JU research centre forms new European network
CeFEO at Jönköping International Business School is co-founder of a new network of the top family business research centres in Europe. The EuFBC (European Family Business Research Centre Network) was launched this autumn, creating a common platform for presenting and debating state-of-the art research on family business.
Jönköping University will co-host when Europe’s largest higher education conference comes to Sweden
In September 2021, Sweden will host EAIE (the European Association for International Education), Europe's largest, and the world’s second largest international conference in higher education. Around 6,000 people from higher education institutions from over 95 countries are expected to attend the conference in Gothenburg.