Here you will find the most common questions and their answers.
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Common questions and answers
From 29 August 2021 and onwards, most teaching and examination will be conducted on campus, since campus will be open. Teaching and examination that benefit, or are equally beneficial, from being conducted in the digital environment, continue to be conducted digitally.
You do not need to be a Swedish citizen in order to get the vaccine against COVID-19. Everyone who lives or stays permanently in Sweden will be offered the vaccine, in the order of priority recommended by the Public Health Agency of Sweden. It is free to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
On the 1177 website you find more information on when it is your turn to get the vaccine and how to book an appointment for vaccination.
No. Due to the pandemic, the requirement for on-campus attendance in order to obtain a residence permit for studies does not apply in 2021. If you have questions regarding residence permit, contact the
Swedish Migration Agency
KTH has, in consultation with Smittskydd Stockholm, developed recommendations regarding how to adapt in the event of infection. If a student who has participated in campus-based teaching has tested COVID-19 positive, then all courses that the student is registered for will revert to 100 % distance-based teaching for a period of two weeks. If the examiner can show that the student/students only been in contact with a limited number of the other participants of the course, permission can be given to continue on-campus education in small groups for the other students.
If you are worried and do not want to participate in campus education, you should contact your program study counselor as soon as possible.
If you are ill and cannot participate in compulsory parts of the course or program, you need to contact your education office as soon as possible.
The Health Agency advices against non-essential travels with public transport. To conduct education and research is considered as an essential activity in society and traveling with public transport to and from campus is therefore considered an essential journey.
The regular procedure regarding supports from Funka applies to remote examinations. As a student, it is your responsibility to be aware of which procedures apply to your support(s). It is therefore important that you read the information provided in your recommendation from Funka, that you received in Nais. If you received your recommendation from Nais before 2020, the information may be old/ outdated on your message. If so, contact Funka to get updated information about your support.
On the website,
Support and remote examinations
Funka offers more information about remote examinations for those of you who have compensatory support from Funka. For example, you can find information regarding what you should prepare and think about before the exam. The page is continuously updated.