36 months
15430 EUR/year
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The Prosthetics and Orthotics program offered by Jönköping University includes courses in anatomy, psychology, pathophysiology related to prosthetics and orthotics, mathematics and biomechanics.  

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The Prosthetics and Orthotics program offered by Jönköping University is spread over three years. The first year contains an overview of important concepts, theories and practical exercises. The second year includes, among other things, a short clinical placement course. In the third year you will deepen your knowledge and participate in a longer clinical placement, in addition to completing a major thesis project.

After graduation

An orthopedic engineer works with patient examination, specification, measurement, casting, manufacturing, adaptation and testing of orthopedic technical aids, such as prostheses. Since each patient has their own conditions, it is the task of the orthopedic engineer to develop technical solutions with regard to the individual's conditions and needs. The profession includes handling of thermosets *.


* In accordance with the Swedish Work Environment Authority's Regulation AFS 2005: 6.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orthotic Management and Biomechanics 
  • Psychology 
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic Management of the Upper Limb 
  • Scientific Methods and Statistics
  • Prosthetic Management and Biomechanics of the Lower Limb 
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic Management of the Foot

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • General entry requirements include high school diploma and specific demand on physics, chemistry and mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15430 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46292 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • For the first semester: 80000 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 480000 SEK
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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