Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 29 May 2020)

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Travels

(Last updated: 26 May 2020, 09:08)

International travels

The Vice-Chancellor decided on 12 May to extend the decision to cancel all international business travel until 30 August.

The Swedish Legal, Financial and Administrative Agency has gathered information regarding travel insurance, etc.

The University currently do not send any students on new exchanges with foreign universities for spring and summer 2020. Students who must discontinue their exchange semesters will be offered alternative solutions to continue their studies in other ways.

As a safety precaution, staff responsible for outgoing students with exchanges planned for autumn semester 2020 are recommended to, in consultation with the students, investigate the opportunities to postpone these exchange studies.

Regarding private travels abroad, the University urges staff and students to adhere to the recommendations by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Utrikesdepartementet. 

Find out more from the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Travels within Sweden

For travels within Sweden, the recommendation is to be restrictive until 30 August 2020. Any necessary travels must be discussed with the supervisor, even if travels have been approved previously. Travels to and from work are excluded from this recommended restriction.

The restriction for national travels also includes incoming students. Instead, the course coordinator should find other alternatives. The restriction also includes examinations, for which the examiner may decide on other examination formats or methods of assessment.

Read more about exams under Degree projects, exams and public defences