Mainly distance education throughout the spring semester 2021
Distance education if possible, campus education if needed. This will continue be the University of Skövde's overall strategy throughout the whole spring semester 2021. The strategy for the next semester and it will also apply if the Covid-19-the situation would improve in the spring. Since the beginning of the autumn semester, the University of Skövde has already had lower level of teaching on campus due to the pandemic. The University is open, but the University Library has temporarily more limited opening hours.
The University follows recommendations from the government, the Public Health Agency of Swedish and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. As of 14 December, stricter national regulations and general advice come into force about everyone's responsibility to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
The government's ban on gatherings and public events applies to more than eight people. Teaching and exams at Universities do not count as general gatherings.
The University is monitoring the situation with Covid-19 and inform students and staff on an ongoing basis via
For new students, autumn 2020:
For existing students:
student.his.se/en/coronavirus (Student Portal, no login required)
map.his.se/en/coronavirus (Staff Portal, login required)
General information for people living in, or visiting, Sweden
The situation can change quickly, stay updated via the information pages. You will find all general information about the corona outbreak in Sweden and the work to reduce the spread of the infection on https://www.krisinformation.se/en (Emergency information from Swedish authorities). On this website all information is collected from Swedish authorities, it is verified and it is always up to date. On the website you also find information about the Corona virus/Covid-19 in 20 other languages besides English.