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New restrictions affect teaching this autumn

On 29 October, stricter general recommendations were introduced in the County of Stockholm, and elsewhere, to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. This means that, from next week, the university recommends that teaching is conducted remotely whenever possible.

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In consultation with infectious disease doctors in the County of Stockholm, the Public Health Agency of Sweden has decided that local recommendations will apply for a limited period to slow local outbreaks. Their decision applies until midnight on 19 November 2020, but may be extended. You can read about these general recommendations on the Public Health Agency’s website External link, opens in new window. (in Swedish).

Södertörn University therefore recommends that teaching is conducted remotely while the stricter local recommendations are in force. On-campus practical elements may be conducted if the current recommendations for physical distancing and other infection control measures are followed. 

University entrance doors will be locked, so from now on you will need your keycard and code to enter the premises.

Students at the university will receive information about what applies to their courses via SH-StudyWeb External link, opens in new window.. Please stay updated about what applies to your courses, as well as what applies to the university as a whole via our recommendations for the autumn semester and the news published via

Look after each other – keep your distance and keep on keeping on!

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