Celebrate Spring with Jönköping University
This year’s Spring Celebration will be broadcasted digitally by livestream. Take part of the event via our website and celebrate with us in the comfort of your own home.
More educational places for Jönköping University
Due to the change in conditions of the Swedish labour market as a result of the coronavirus, more people will want to study in higher education. The Swedish Government has therefore proposed an increase in the number of places within higher education. Jönköping University has been granted more educational places for summer courses and basic year studies
Scale to assess Covid-19 fears could help save lives
A scale that assesses the level of fear of Covid-19 among the general population has been developed by an international team of researchers led by Amir Pakpour, Professor of Health Psychology at Qazvin University in Iran and affiliated researcher at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University. The scale is now being used in research in over 30 countries worldwide and hopes to complement clinical efforts by identifying the need for education about the virus and support for those affected by the pandemic.
Support for companies during corona crisis – “We’ve been able to help”
Jerker Moodysson, Dean of Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is part of ‘Framtidskompassen’ an initiative started by The Harbor to give free advice to local companies who are struggling through the coronavirus crisis.“We’ve had two sessions so far and have already been able to help some companies,” says Jerker Moodysson.
"It's extra important to be critical to sources in times of crisis"
In times of crisis, like the coronavirus pandemic, it is crucial to be extra critical to sources, according to Hannes Ewehag, lecturer and programme director at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University.
Innovation race to find solutions for Covid-19
This week, 15 student teams took part in the JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge 2020, which this year took place online due to the coronavirus outbreak. Working remotely, the competitors were asked to come up with innovative business solutions for companies struggling under the shadow of Covid-19.