Skip to main content

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.

Regarding eased restrictions 29 September

Your teaching will continue as planned during the current study period (30 August-15 October) unless your course coordinator informs you otherwise. Forward, KTH will aim to design the teaching based on what is best for the student's learning. Some teaching moments can be at a distance and other teaching moments on campus.

KTH will restore the furnishing as before the pandemic. The work is expected to be completed by Monday 4 October.

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.

Current rules and recommendations (

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 are open weekdays between 06.00 and 17.00 for self-study. 
  • 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.