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 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.
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:
Program Course: Purchasing Logistics with a Global Perspective, 4credits.
- Have taken the prerequisite STA 3032, EIN 3351, or MAS 3105
- 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
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.
This course will satisfy 4 credits toward your summer requirement.
ENG 3955 2 credits Study Abroad, A Cultural Experience
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
: 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 Advisor: Maureen Waked, CECS, room 107
Program Advisor email: Mwaked@ucf.edu
Please wait for your nomination email before applying for this program
Application deadline: April 1
Apply online at: ju.se/summerschool
Tuition, undergraduate courses:
Social and Cultural package: ( includes welcome lunch, social activities, company visits, cultural trip and farewell dinner) $85 USD
Housing cost for 4 weeks :$500 USD
Admitted students will receive a link to apply for accommodations
-Double or sing room accommodations off campus. The kitchen and bathroom are shared.
-Housing alternatives include bed, bed quilt, pillow, wardrobe, access to laundry room and kitchen including fridge
* Pick up services is offered to all students arriving during the arrival dates and who register their arrival information by the determined deadline.
American citizens with valid U.S. passports are not required to have a visa to enter Sweden if staying shorter than 3 months. Please contact the Swedish Embassy
on consulate in the home country for more information if you are not a U.S. citizen.
: JU does not provide medical or health insurance, however, UCF provides travel assistance insurance to all students.
To apply for a passport, click here
Jonkoping University Website
Catalog and student handbook
Good to Know from A-Z
Country Specific Information
IIE: A Student Guide to Study Abroad