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Partnership Sweden: Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS) Summer Program
Jonkoping, Sweden (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/02/2018 06/29/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Language of Instruction:
English and Foreign Language
Housing Options:
Minimum GPA:
Class Standing:
Graduate, Junior, Senior
Areas of Study:
Entrepreneurship, Management
Target Language:
Program Description:

Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS)

UW-W Partnership Program

Location Jonkoping, Sweden
Academic Focus Business (Entrepreneurship, Logistics, or Family Enterprise)
Eligibility 2.5 GPA, Open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students (undergraduate business majors must be admitted to the upper division by the program start date)
Terms Summer; 2018: June 2 - June 29, 2018
Language of Instruction English
Partner Website



Undergraduate level course:
  • Purchasing Logistics with a Global Perspective (10 ECTS credits (5 US credits))
    *will transfer back to UW-W as ITSCM 465 Global Operations Strategy*


Admitted students will receive a link to apply for accommodation. Double or single room accommodation off-campus. The kitchens and bathrooms are shared with other students.

Housing options include bed, bed quilt, pillow, wardrobe, access to laundry-room and kitchen including fridge. Fixed utility cost (electricity and water included). Some kitchen utilities may be left to use by previous students.


Student Life and Surroundings

Exchange students have the opportunity to become integrated into an international university community and experience life in Sweden.  A Buddy Program, as well as living and studying alongside Swedish and international peers in student accommodation allows students to form connections with their peers.

Jonkoping is a fast-growing city of 130,000 located in southern Sweden, on the shore of Lake Vattern. The JIBS campus is located in the city center, and the city is easily navigable on foot, bicycle, and public transportation. Jonkoping and the surrounding area are home to a variety of cafés, shops, cultural venues, and recreational activities. Jonkoping is also connected to the rest of Sweden and the region by air, bus, and train.


Cost of Attendance

UW-W financial aid can be used on this program.  UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.

Estimated Cost of Attendance
JIBS Summer Tuition Fee (20,000 SEK) 2,490
JIBS Summer Program Fee (700 SEK;
includes welcome lunch, social activities,
ompany visits, cultural trips and farewell dinner)
Application/Administration Fee 225
Contingency Fee 50
CISI Insurance 33
Subtotal $2,885
Passport/Passport Photos 150
JIBS Summer App Fee (900 SEK)  112
JIBS Summer Accommodation (4,000 SEK) 500
Round-Trip Airfare 1,800
Meals 375
Personal/Miscellaneous 500
Subtotal $3,087
Total $5,972
All currency conversions taken January 2018.  USD amounts will vary depending on when exchange rate is taken.

Passport and Visa Requirements

All students should have a valid passport for the period of their study in Jönköping. 
US citizens do not need a visa to enter Sweden for a period shorter than 3 months.


CGE Exchange Coordinator:
Milliam Lor
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel:  262-472-5379 (direct)
        262-472-5759 (appointments)