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The University and COVID-19

The University of Gothenburg is working to slow the spread of COVID-19. The University is following the updates and recommendations from Swedish authorities. Updated 4 October.

Gradual return to campus during the autumn semester 2021

The pandemic has now entered a new phase and on September 29, the government eased most restrictions. This means that the gradual return to campus that began at the start of the semester can continue. The ambition is for the University of Gothenburg to have a campus-based activity again by October at the latest.

Opening hours

The University currently has limited opening hours for visitors, but we can help you with almost anything via phone or e-mail.

Sweden and the pandemic

The Swedish Government and Swedish authorities are following the spread of infection very carefully and are working hard to keep Sweden and its residents safe. Examples of measures taken include restriction of large gatherings, travel and recommendations regarding social distance. For current restrictions see for information from Swedish authorities:

The total number of individuals who have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus in Sweden is being tracked at the Public Health Agency of Sweden’s website, which is updated daily. 

Foreign citizens age 18 and above need to document that they do not have an active COVID-19 infection in order to enter Sweden from another country than Denmark, Finland, Iceland or Norway, or present the EU Covid Certificate or equivalent.