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Summer Engineering Exchange at Jonkoping University
Jonkoping, Sweden (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Restrictions: UCF applicants only
Budget Sheets Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/04/2018 06/30/2018

** 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:
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Minimum Number of Credit Hours: 04
Academic Level: Undergraduate Program Type: Reciprocal Student Exchange, Short Term
Off campus student housing: Yes
Program Description:

Program Description:

The College of Engineering and Computer Science has partnered with Jönköping University to offer an academic experience in an international environment and to provide knowledge of the Swedish culture through a rich program of cultural and social activities. By living and working together in an intercultural student group, students have ample opportunities to interact with peers from around the world, build long-lasting friendships, and widen their knowledge of global business practices.

Jönköping, Sweden
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. You will be able to discover Sweden and the region of Småland as part of the social and cultural events included in the program. You will visit Vadstena Castle, one of Sweden’s best preserved castles from the Gustav Vasa period in the 16th century. You will also visit Gränna which is a small town outside of Jönköping where the popular peppermint candy canes are handmade, and the ruins of Brahehus Castle. The program will also include a welcome lunch, two evening activities, and other social activities.

Program Structure:

The academic program is four weeks in duration, from June 4 to June 29, 2018. Students should arrive on June 2 or 3 and will be met by a pick-up service and may depart on June 30th.  Accommodation dates are June 2 to June 30, 2018.  Participants are strongly recommended to take part in the social and cultural activities offered alongside the academic course content. Through the rich program, you will gain insights into Swedish culture.

JU Summer School 2018 Brochure
Eligibility and Requirements:
  The CECS study abroad programs are competitive and space is limited to 6 students. To be considered, students must:
  • Have taken the prerequisite EIN 4333
  • Be a declared Industrial Engineering major
  • Completed 60 credit hours
  • Have attended UCF for at least one full semester prior to the beginning of the summer abroad.
  • Have at least a 2.75 UCF GPA
Program Course:  Purchasing Logistics with a Global Perspective, 4credits. 
 The aim of the course is to give advanced knowledge of logistics in purchasing and supply chain management with a global perspective. The focus is on the purchasing functions importance for the company result. 
You will be registered at UCF for EIN 4955, a technical elective for Industrial Engineering majors.  The prerequisite for this course is EIN 4333.
This course will satisfy 4 credits toward your summer requirement.
Program Cost (4 weeks) See budget sheet
 The program fee also covers tuition, pick-up service, company visits, welcome lunch and farewell dinner, access to the library services, 24 hours/day access to the facilities and Internet on campus and social and cultural activities.  Payment information will be relayed after acceptance into the program

 No visa is required for American passport holders.  List of countries requiring a visa

Travel Insurance:  As part of the foreign travel insurance program, UCF provides coverage to faculty, staff and students traveling outside of the United States on university sponsored trips for Travel Accident & Sickness insurance.

Program Contact:
Program Advisor: Maureen Waked, CECS, room 107  
Program Advisor email:
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