Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus and COVID-19, Malmö University continuously monitors the situation and follows the authorities' recommendations. The University plans for a mix of teaching on campus and digitally, at all levels. The form of teaching may change during the semester, this means that students should be available to be on campus at short notice.

June 3, 2020

Mix of teaching on campus and digitally

  • The University plans for a mix of teaching on campus and digitally, at all levels, this will be the case until November 8.
  • The focus is still to teach digitally, however, exemptions can be made for teaching and examinations that require physical attendance, if deemed necessary to ensure quality and/or progression in the education.
  • The form of teaching may change during the semester, this means that students should be available to be on campus at short notice.
  • Most first year English-taught programmes (and first courses within those programmes) are affected by a different decision where the entire autumn semester 2020 will be digitally conducted.
  • To secure the students’ access to the internet, computers and library resources, one or more University buildings will remain open. 
  • The University-wide introduction for newly-admitted students is conducted digitally.
  • Exemptions can be made for clinical departments (student and teacher clinics) at the Dental Care Clinic if this is in accordance with the recommendations of the Public Health Agency. 
  • Public disputations are carried out on site with smaller audiences and with the possibility of digital participation and broadcasting.
  • International conferences at Malmö University are conducted out digitally until December 31. 
  • National conferences/equivalent at Malmö University are conducted digitally until November 8.
  • The Annual Academic Celebration 2020 is cancelled.

Malmö University follows the authorities' recommendations closely and may reconsider the decision if the recommendations are changed. A new decision, focusing on the remainder of the autumn term, will come no later than September 1.

For more information on how the decision affects employees and students, visit the websites below

More information

Students and staff are encouraged to stay informed using these web pages