Regarding the novel coronavirus: The University of Borås has extended yellow level until 8 November. Yellow level means that university operations are to continue but that physical contact should be minimised as much as possible. The university has moved over to online instruction as far as possible. Stay updated.


The university is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and is following the recommendations given by the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

The university is continuously monitoring the situation and is making preparations for any possible changes when it comes to both information and action. This page will be updated continuously. 

The university's employees and students are advised to follow the information available from the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The university also has web pages with information specific to employees and students.

Specific information for employees

Specific information for students

If you have questions about the coronavirus, please contact the national information number SOS Alarm 113 13. This number conveys information to the public in the event of serious accidents and crises in society.

Specific information for international students admitted to the autumn term 2020

The University of Borås has temporarily moved over to online instruction. For now, this valid until 8 November 2020. We will shortly have more information about what this means for international students. 

You can also keep up to date with the most recent information for our current students at the university. 

You can also find more information on studyinsweden.se (external link)

News from the university regarding the coronavirus

Article 2020-05-29: "New information about distance education from the government"

Article 2020-05-05: "Yellow level extended"

Article 2020-03-17: "Instruction is changing form–as far as possible"

Article 2020-03-13: "Yellow level due to the coronavirus"

Article 2020-03-10: "Two students infected—have not been on campus"

External links with more updates

Public Health Agency of Sweden's website on coronavirus

Travel information from the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Only in Swedish)

Krisinformation.se - emergency information from Swedish authorities