Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 1 July 2020)
(Last updated: 1 July 2020)
For faculty and staff at Umeå University.
Formal decisions by the Vice-Chancellor regarding COVID-19.
Up to date informatoin for faculty and staff, students and visitors.
All public events have been cancelled for the remainder of 2020.
The University has heightened its preparedness and the COVID-19 issue is continuously monitored by the University Management and the University Management Council. The central crisis management team reconciliate on a weekly basis. Risk assessments and crisis planning are carried out continuously.
Prior to the re-opening of campus on 10 August, public seating areas, lecture halls and the university libraries are preparing to adapt in order to follow the guidelines on social distancing. The group size in education and examination, among others, may not exceed 50 people and everyone is urged to keep at least a 1.5 metre distance to others in out premises. Information on COVID-19 can be found on campus entrance doors and on toilet doors. Our public spaces such as toilets, handrails and public seating areas are cleaned more often than usual. All public events are cancelled for the rest of the year.
Everyone should feel safe in the knowledge that Umeå University follows the recommendations and guidelines issued by the Public Health Agency of Sweden. If a student or a member of staff feels worried, please contact your course coordinator or supervisor to find an individual solution.