The school was founded in 1994 and provides education and research in the fields of Business Administration, Commercial Law, Economics, Informatics and Statistics. Jönköping International Business School has an excellent reputation worldwide when it comes to research on family businesses and entrepreneurship. Other areas include international trade, regional economics, financial economics, logistics, statistics, international tax law, business development, innovation, management and media management.
JIBS is recognized as the most international business school in Sweden and one of the most international in the world. Around 30% of the employees and students come from outside of Sweden. The school was the first in Scandinavia to offer programmes in English at all three levels: Bachelor, Master and Doctoral, and has more than 200 partner universities all over the world.
Approximately 85% of the students spend at least one semester abroad. During the years, JIBS has attracted many highly qualified professors, lecturers and researchers, making the school very competitive among business schools in both the Nordic countries and internationally. JIBS students and faculty share an international mindset and a can-do attitude.