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Engineering Exchange at Jonkoping University
Jonkoping, Sweden (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
Courses Offered: Click here to view
Restrictions: UCF applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 02/24/2018 ** Rolling Admission 08/17/2018 12/17/2018
NOTE: **Estimated Start and End Dates
Spring 2019 08/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/08/2019 06/03/2019
NOTE: ** Estimated Start and End Dates

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance into this program.
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Engineering
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Visa Required: Yes
Minimum Number of Credit Hours: 12 Program Type: Reciprocal Student Exchange
Program Description:
Sweden Jonkoping Eng

Program Description:

The UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science student exchange at the School of Engineering of Jönköping University is designed to expose UCF students to professional and academic practices outside of the US. In addition, participants in this exchange are expected to develop skills to adapt to a different academic and geographical environment. Jönköping University, a private institution of higher education founded in 1994, has approximately 12,000 students, 1,300 of which are international students from 72 countries. The School of Engineering is one of four schools constituting Jönköping University and hosts approximately 2,500 students.

Jönköping is in the south of Sweden, was founded in the 13th Century, and is one of the ten largest municipalities in the country, with a population of 123,500. Jönköping is the provincial capital and administrative center for Jönköping County. It houses government agencies as well as legal and judicial authorities.

Minimum Requirements:
  • UCF GPA: 2.75 cumulative
  • Must be an engineering major with completed prerequisite courses      
  •  Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
  • Must be registered full time while participating in the exchange
  • Must be a junior or senior at the time of exchange
  • Must have at least one semester left to graduate, upon returning from your semester abroad
 

To start:
Complete the Study Abroad Interest Form http://www.cecs.ucf.edu/study-abroad
You will receive an automated email to set up an appointment with a study abroad advisor.

https://www.cecs.ucf.edu/minors/internationalengineering/courses/
The course database is a collection of previously reviewed courses for UCF equivalency.  The applicability to a specific degree program varies by department and are subject to change due to revisions in course offerings at exchange universities

Program Contact:

Maureen Waked, Study Abroad Advisor, International Programs
College of Engineering and Computer Science, ENG 1, room 107
Maureen.Waked@ucf.edu

Don’t forget to check out the International Engineering Minor: 
http://catalog.ucf.edu/content/documents/programs/International_Engineering_Minor.pdf

 
Application Process:

You can apply online for this program. The application includes the submittal of a brief essay (500 words) that clearly describes your academic and personal goals, as well as how this program would further them. We recommend you work on your essay outside the application environment and then paste it on the appropriate field.

Selected participants must meet with their Academic Advisor to discuss and register for the appropriate coursework. Coursework completed through the program may count as equivalent UCF course credit and/or as restricted or general elective credit.

All applications will be reviewed by the UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant, as well as fit with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.

Additional Information:

Jonkoping University Website
Catalog and student handbook
Good to Know from A-Z
Country Specific Information
Currency Converter
Visa Information

A Student Guide to Study Abroad - complete a short questionnaire for your free guide.

Student Blogs:

http://sweden2go.blogspot.com/2012/01/sounds-cool-but-what-will-i-offer-right.html

http://moonforest8.blogspot.com/ 

http://jimeinsweden.blogspot.com/

http://realworldsweden.blogspot.com/


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