Pathway Year General, Short Course | Jönköping University | Jönköping, Sweden
8 months
215000 SEK/full
215000 SEK/full
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The Pathway Year General at Jönköping University allows students to improve their English language, subject knowledge, and study skills. It will also help you learn about life in Scandinavia and how you can make the most of your time here. It prepares students for university study, both academically and socially.


This Pathway Year General at Jönköping University is tailored for students with an IELTS at entry*: IELTS 5.5 (no section below 5.0) or equivalent (see requirements) who wish to improve their English language proficiency in combination with additional elective courses for those who want to improve their skills in social sciences, mathematics or natural sciences. The program requires a higher level of English. Choose this pathway to support your career and future employability.

This program develops the ability to present and discuss information accurately and clearly in English, adapting to purpose, recipient, and situation. Students will develop critical and analytical thinking while learning how to adapt language to the academic field. This program offers a combination of elective courses that allow students to have a head start on their future degree choice.


Upon completion of the programme you will have recieved:

  • direct entry to a degree programme at Jönköping University
  • the English language preparation in reading, writing, listening and speaking necessary for enrollment in degree programmes at Jönköping University
  • acclimatization to Swedish culture making it easier to live and study in Sweden
  • support in adjusting to the demands, challenges and expectations of Swedish higher education
  • basic knowledge in the Swedish Language
In addition at the end of the pathway programme, you will receive a certificate of completion demonstrating skills equivalent to the Swedish high school course English 6. This is the most common English language level required for entering higher education in Sweden.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Pathway English
  • Pathway Life and Studies
  • Culture and Society in the English Language
  • Gender Geographies
  • Pathway Study Skills Intercultural competence and Advanced Literacies
  • Academic English
  • Pathway Swedish
  • Pathway Mathematics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Requirement from high school/upper secondary school
  • High School Diploma

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    215000 SEK/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 215000 SEK for the full programme during 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    215000 SEK/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 215000 SEK for the full programme during 8 months.
  • SEK 215,000 including tuition and boarding fees.

Living costs for Jönköping

7360 - 10800 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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