A new independent report shows that Jönköping International Business School ranks first in Europe and second worldwide in entrepreneurship research.
The study was published in the Journal of Small Business Management on October 3, and is a bibliometric analysis based on field normalized citations in the field of entrepreneurship. In short, the analysis shows how many times research articles have been cited by other researchers. The authors of the article specifically mention CeFEO (Center for Family Enterprise and Ownership), which has attracted award winning scholars and large amounts of external funding.
Per Davidsson, Professor of Entrepreneurship at JIBS, is ranked as one of the best researchers in his field in the world. This shows that JIBS and Jönköping University outrank almost all prestigious European and American universities in terms of entrepreneurship research, and has a huge impact in the international research community.
Another report, recently published by Nordforsk, shows that JIBS is ranked first in Sweden and number four in the Nordic region in the wider research area of Business Studies and Economics.
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is a part of Jönköping University (JU). Jönköping University is a young professional-oriented university characterised by a high degree of internationalization, an entrepreneurial spirit and extensive collaboration with surrounding society. It is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates.
Jönköping University has around 11,000 students, of which 2,000 are international students. The university is one of the top universities in international student exchange and among the best in Sweden in terms of attracting international students. Campus has a truly international and academic environment with students and staff from all parts of the world.
Both within education and research, Jönköping University has a close cooperation with business and society.