Information about Covid-19 for Staff, Students and Visitors

The health and safety of university staff and students are of the highest priority. Keep your distance and take responsibility to protect yourself and others from infection. Stay at home when you feel unwell, wash your hands frequently and avoid social gatherings.

2021-06-16: Questions and answers has been updated based on the decision that the return to campus will take place in stages, and the aim is that teaching will have resumed in its regular form in the end of the autumn.

Frequently Asked Questions

For Current Students

For New International Students

For Staff

General Questions

Teaching at Dalarna University

Teaching and examinations that are normally campus-based will instead be net-based and “blended” this this spring and autumn 2021, but with some changes in early November. You can find out what applies for your programme or course on Learn, our learning management system.

Until further notice, the following applies:

  • Doors to university buildings and facilities will remain locked up to and including August 23, 2021 so as to limit access to the general public. Students and staff will continue to have access using their keycards.
  • From the semester start (August 30):
    All forms of examination and other practical components/skills training can be held on campus. Look in to Learn to know about your programme or course.

  • From study period 2 (early November), unless stated otherwise:R eturning to the forms of teaching stated in the course and programme syllabi is encouraged: that is to say, teaching on campus can resume for all courses and programmes. It will be possible to study English taught degree programmes online during the entire autumn semester. 

    The university recommends blended learning as the form of instruction, and teachers should plan accordingly. This will allow students to take part in their courses even if they develop covid-19 symptoms and have to stay at home.

    Please note that while campus based education may resume, social distancing requirements limit the number of people allowed in each classroom so even when campus based education is possible, you might need to study online. 

  • The following are to have priority on campus until early November:
    • Examinations that cannot be taken by distance
    • Practical modules/skills training or practical examinations
    • Newly admitted students in undergraduate (first-cycle) and Master’s (second-cycle) courses/programmes
    • Examinations for courses in the final year of a programme
    • Undergraduate (first-cycle) and Master’s (second-cycle) programmes taught in English
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If you have specific questions:
If you are an employee contact your immediate manager
If you are a student contact your Programme Coordinator or Course Coordinator for aspects regarding your studies and courses. For other questions please contact (Emergency information from Swedish authorities)

113 13 (National information number to call with general questions about the coronavirus)

1177 (Call for medical advice)

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