If you have symptoms of Covid-19, you can make an appointment for testing.
If you need to pay for the test, save the receipt and follow the instructions about insurance. If you think that you are sick and that this will affect your studies, contact the programme or course coordinator.
Answer: According to the Communicable Diseases Act, a person who has communicable disease (coronavirus) must do what is required to protect others from infection (the so called duty to protect). You need to follow your healthcare provider's instructions and recommendations to this end. This for example entails informing the people you have been in contact with that you are infected.
Answer: If the University becomes aware that several employees and students in the same group are ill with Covid-19, the University will contact the Chief County Medical Officer. It is then up to the Chief County Medical Officer to make an assessment of what measures are required.
Answer: You can contact Student Counselling Services if you need help and support. Our chaplains are always available to you regardless of what you need to talk about: studies, general worry and concerns, or concerns about the coronavirus. You can meet them on campus or by phone, Skype or Connect. Note that Student Counselling Services does not provide coronavirus testing nor any other medical interventions.
Answer: University buildings will remain open for a limited amount of campus teaching and to give students somewhere to work individually in well-ventilated places with internet connection and access to computers. For all physical presence in Dalarna University buildings, the university follows the Public Health Agency of Sweden's recommendations for public gatherings, which currently limits gatherings in rooms and lecture halls to 50 people. Modifications have been made to ensure social distancing is possible.
To access certain areas of campus, you will need to use your keycard. Staff and students must avoid meeting in groups in the university buildings. You can read more about the library's resources on the page Temporary Information from the Library.
Answer: Email email@example.com and state that you need to send documentation to CSN stating that your course or parts of your course could not be completed because of the coronavirus. After that, we will send you documentation.
Answer: Follow recommendations from Region Dalarna or the municipality or region where you are to complete your VFU (clinical training / placement). If you have further questions, contact your programme coordinator.
Answer: Dalarna University complies with the recommendations of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs regarding travel abroad and has decided that no work-related trips are permitted to countries that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised not to travel to.
- Changes to the advice against non-essential travel to a number of countries in Europe
- Extension of the temporary travel ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers
If there are special reasons to make a work-related trip to a country that the Ministry has advised not to travel to, then approval must be sought from the university's Vice-Chancellor. This advice applies to both employees and students.