School of Health Sciences
International Relations Office
P.O. Box 1026
551 11 Jönköping
Erasmus Co-ordinator: Karl Hedman (International Relations Manager)
International Co-ordinator of the Radiographer-programme: Berit Björkman (Radiographer and Senior lecturer)
All new international students are guaranteed accommodation and pick-up service, provided that they apply for accommodation correctly and announce their arrival in time.
Cost of living per month: Approximately 7500 SEK (Living costs include food, accommodation, transport, books).
App. cost of living:
Cost of living per month: Approximately 7500 SEK (Living costs include food, accommodation, transport, books)
- A meal in the Hospital or School canteen 70 SEK
- A meal in a restaurant 100 SEK
- A beer in a restaurant 60 SEK
- A liter of milk in a supermarket 10 SEK
- A cup of coffee in a restaurant 30 SEK
- A bread loaf 30 SEK
- A cinema ticket 100 SEK
- Your personal belongings, working shoes, padlock for your closet in clinic, etc.
You get to Jönköping by flight to Axamo, Jönköping Airport which is the closest airport. Other alternatives are Landvetter, Gothenburg Airport, from where you catch a bus to Jönköping or Kastrup, Copenhagen Airport from where you catch a train.
The railway-station and buss-station is situated in the city-center.
The distance between the School of Health Sciences and the County Hospital is 5 km and buses depart app. every 15 minutes. Monthly ticket can be purchased for 425 SEK for use within the city-center.
Information about Hospital placement:
Three Hospitals are situated within the County of Jönköping: The County-hospital of Jönköping, Värnamo Hospital and Eksjö Hospital. All of those Hospitals have a modern Radiology Department containing CT, MRI, angiography, ultrasound, mammography, emergency.
As a student enrolled in the Erasmus Radiography Programme, you will do 6 weeks of clinical placement, including a variety of specialities. During that time you will be provided with working-clothes and a nametag, but you need to bring your own working-shoes.
Medical certificate and insurance:
Medical certificate of health condition is required, including the statement of the student not being a carrier of MRSA.
The student is also required to bring a personal Certificate of regime of Health Protection in Europe. Health care is free of charge for students holding this card.
Travel insurance is student’s responsibility.
The Radiology Departments within the County of Jönköping operate according to ALARA and do not equip staff with radiation monitoring. This is the responsibility of your home Institution if required.