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A safe study environment during COVID-19

KTH follows the Swedish Public Health Agency's recommendations in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. KTH’s campus is open but with certain restrictions. Everyone at KTH must follow common rules and recommendations in order to reduce the spread of infection, continue to be able to keep KTH's premises open and create a safe study environment.

Help to reduce the spread of infection

  • Keep a distance from others and avoid crowding.
  • Follow the instructions on the premises.
  • Do not move furniture around in classrooms and other rooms where arrangements have been made to create a safer environment. 
  • Stay at home if you feel the least bit sick and if you live in the same household as someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. If you start to have symptoms when you are on campus it is important that you immediately go home.
  • Opt for means of transport other than public transit if possible and avoid rush hours. From 23 February, face masks must always be worn in public transport in Stockholm.

Regional information about the coronavirus (Krisinformation.se)

KTH's adaptations of teaching and premises

  • Service counters separated with Plexiglass barriers.
  • Floor markings showing where to stand for physical distancing.
  • Signage informing about capacity restrictions, displayed in print and digital formats throughout campus.
  • Limitations on group sizes will vary according to activities and settings, for example through scheduling and teaching.
  • Chapter halls will be kept open for studies with the opening hours 08.00-22.00 Monday-Sunday. Lecture rooms (except D31 and D36) are open for self-study with the openings hours 07.00-17.30. Auditoriums that were open for self-study earlier are closed from 1 March.
  • Designated seating for physical distance in classrooms, labs and lecture halls.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers in lecture rooms and all student areas.
  • More frequent cleaning and disinfection of interiors, including toilets, door handles and handrails.

Rules and recommendations on this page may change as a result of the government and other authorities' recommendations and decisions. 

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Last changed: Mar 03, 2021