The Coronavirus – Information for Students and Employees
National restrictions:

The government introduces new corona measures

On Tuesday 23 March, the government implemented new national measures that will have consequences for teaching and requirements for social distancing at UiB.

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In line with the new guidelines from the government, everyone must wear a face mask in places where it is not possible to keep a distance of 2 meters from others.

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On Tuesday 23 March, the government implemented new national measures. The new measures are a tightening of national rules and starts from midnight on Thursday 25 March.

The measures that were implemented on Tuesday have the following consequences for UiB:

  • Digital teaching for universities and colleges will be accelerated to 25 March and will apply until week 15.
  • The distance rules on campus change from one to two meters.
  • Face masks are mandatory in all places where it is not possible to keep a distance of two metres from others. Students who have not brought their own, can get a face mask at The University Library (UB).
  • All events that are not absolutely necessary should be postponed. The maximum limit for events is 20 with fixed seats.
  • All unnecessary travels should be postponed except for travel to and from work when home office is not possible.
  • Students who do not have a family where they study can still travel to visit family for Easter.
  • Employers must ensure that employees work from home, in all cases where this is possible.

Access to campus

Campus is still open and exceptions regarding teaching on campus still apply in line with information given on March 22. Please check MittUiB for information regarding your study program.

When it comes to BRITA's front desk service, (the IT division’s service desk) we ask that everyone who needs to show up to book an appointment in advance.

All university libraries are open on Monday 29.03 and Tuesday 30.03 at 08.30 - 16.

These are the opening hours during Easter, including the holidays:

MatNat Library: 08.30 - 22.00

Faculty of Law Library: 08.30 - 22.30

Student workplaces at Sydneshaugen school: 08.00 - 22.00.

Sydneshaugen school (student workplaces): 0800 - 2000