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Jönköping University Business School is international at heart. 

The most international business school in Sweden

Jönköping International Business School is ranked the most international business school in Sweden by URANK, and is accredited by international quality assurance systems EFMD (EQUIS) and AASCB. Only about two hundred (or about 1 percent) of the world's business schools have this double accreditation.


JIBS cherish its position as one of the most international academic environment in Scandinavia and offer its faculty globally recognized and valid career trajectories. With approximately 53 percent of faculty and 50 percent of students being from other countries, JIBS offers an education environment that is truly international.


The unique international environment at JIBS, where young entrepreneurs get theoretical knowledge as well as practice, provides a great opportunity for our students to start building a valuable network for their international careers.

JIBS has the most active and largest exchange programme in Sweden and cooperates with approximately 140 eminent and diverse business schools and/or universities in approximately 40 countries.

Students have the opportunity to spend part of their education abroad at one of JIBS’ partner universities, with some designated to specific programmes. With the exception of the one-year master programmes, students of all undergraduate and master programmes have the possibility to study abroad for at least one semester. The majority of JIBS’ students take the opportunity to study abroad at one of the partner universities for at least one semester.

To ensure a a good balance of exchange and facilitate diversity among JIBS’ student population and to assure that students attend high quality partner institutions that offer an academic fit to their programme of study, JIBS conducts an annual review of its exchange partners (existing and prospect).

Internationally-oriented programmes

JIBS programmes are all internationally-oriented, with the intention to prepare students for an international career. In addition, the education at JIBS is delivered completely in English, except for a selection of courses that focus on Swedish law and accounting standards. This means that all programmes except the Civilekonom (leading to a Swedish degree) are open for international applicants.

JIBS course catalogue for incoming exchange students contains a wide range of courses conducted in English within the area of Business Administration, Economics, Informatics and Statistics.

Content updated 2018-11-23

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