School of Health and Welfare

The School of Health and Welfare provides high quality education and research in the field of health, care and social work with the goal of maintaining and improving the health of individuals and populations.

At the School of Health and Welfare, students are prepared for a
changing future in a creative scholastic environment. Our programmes
recieves high scores in national evaluations and are praised in the
media as an example of excellence. The School of Health and Welfare
offers several web-based courses to students with internet access,
providing the opportunity to earn higher education credits in a flexible
learning environment from anywhere in the world.

The School of Health and Welfare enjoys the standing of a leading school
nationally in part because of its top-quality research. The school is
one of the academic environments for healthcare research in Sweden that
has published extensively in international journals of renown. The
school´s research is also cited often.

Internationalisation

Jönköping University has about 350 partner universities worldwide. This means that students  as well as faculty have great oppotunities to take part of exchange programmes and gain international experience. And since teachers and students from all over the world come to work and study at Jönköping University, we have the world right at our doorstep.


The School of Health and Welfare has a strong focus on international collaboration in all education and research. The international network covers all continents and consists of about sixty partner universities.

The research school at School of Health and Welfare provides advanced studies of subjects in an interdisciplinary setting and is acclaimed for its international focus and networking in the practice of the subject areas.