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COVID-19: The Faculty of Science

Information for incoming students to the Faculty of Science.

The University of Gothenburg is following the Swedish Government's and Public Health Authority's recommendations regarding measures to reduce the spread of infections. For students, this mean that a large part of the studies is conducted digitally. As a general rule, international students will be offered a mix of on campus and digital studies.

How education will be conducted in autumn 2021

Vice-chancellor Eva Wiberg has decided on a shared plan for a gradual return to campus. Provided that the government's opening plan still stands, the ambition is for the University to be predominately campus-based again by October 2021 at the latest.

This means, as a student at the Faculty of Science you need to be on campus in Gothenburg for parts of a course that requires physical presence.

All education will be conducted taking into consideration the authorities’ advice for social distancing.

Incoming exchange students autumn 2021

If you come to Sweden, you will be able to partake in courses with mandatory campus based instruction, such as laboratory exercises or field work.

As an exchange student, you will be able to apply for student housing through the University´s Welcome Services. Student housing

Please be aware that the mode of teaching might differ from department to department, even within the Faculty of Science.  Please contact your international coordinator for information about your course selection.