JU took the decision 2011 that the membership to the Student Union is mandatory* to make sure your time at JU holds high quality from a number of different perspectives.
*PhD students and education that does not give credits (HP) such as basår/ bastermin, are excepted from the fee. However, they are welcome to become members voluntarily to get access to the student discounts and the service of the Student Union.
There are two ways to pay the memberhsip fee:
Note. Before you can pay the membership fee you need to confirm your studies at Jönköping University via StudentLadok External link, opens in new window.. After you've registered you can pay the membership fee the following day, after lunch. But please note that in the beginning of the semester it can take up to three days.
You can download the Mecenat card in the Mecenat app. It will allow you access to different student discounts etc.
If you are enrolled at a distance education or studiyng outside of campus you can download your JU card in the Mecenat app, after you have payed your membership fee. If you wish to order the card, you can do it via the link. External link, opens in new window.
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JLT and Västtrafik is part of Svensk Kollektivtrafik. To use your student discount there you must study 50% for a minimum of 10 weeks. During your trip with any of these comapnies you must be able to show them the ”Studentresesymbolen” favailable in your Mecenat app.
If you for any reason could not show that you have the right to a student discount you must pay a fee. There is a possibility to contest this fee by writing to email@example.com
Other companies might have other rules, please visit Mecenat to find more information.