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As of Thursday 26 November, the student workplaces at UiB will be open from 08.30-1900.
November 20, Bergen municipality informed that the temporary local corona measures will be extended for two more weeks. However, there may be an adjustment of some of the measures.
Here you get an overview of how the new corona measures affect you as a student.
As of Saturday 7 November, strict measures will be introduced in Bergen to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Both home office and digital teaching are mandatory. With few exceptions, this will apply to all students and employees.
From Monday, home office and digital teaching will be the main rule. This is how the new infection control rules from the Government and Bergen municipality will affect you as an employee or student at UiB.
UiB is following the guidelines from national and local health authorities. So far, there is no change in the protective measures that affects UiB.
UiB follows the Bergen City Councils’ assessments when Bergen ends its temporary local corona measures, with effect from 30 September. See the new measures for students and staff here.
UiB and the faculties will continue the current corona measures until and including 29 September, after Bergen Municipality continues its most important measures on Monday 21 September.
- Thank you so much for the flexibility you have shown and the extra work you have put in during this very demaning time at the university, says Rector Dag Rune Olsen and University Director Kjell Bernstrøm in this open letter to all UiB-employees.
The chief medical officer of Infection Control clarifies how quarantine regulations will affect students and answer questions from students to Bergen municipality.
Are you attending lectures at UiB? Please note your seat number.
The test capacity in Bergen municipality has been significantly improved this autumn, and in mid-November the drop-in test station at Festplassen will also open. UiB's own test station will therefore be closed down.
The government has introduced stricter regulations because of increased covid-19 infection in the society. This is how the rules affect UiB.
Do you find it difficult to keep your distance from others when taking a bus, train or in other situations indoors in public places? Then you must wear a face mask.
Employees at the University of Bergen must prepare for an autumn where they may have to work from the home office or avoid traveling by public transport during rush hour.
All academic staff are invited to participate in an online survey about the effects of the closing of campus due to the corona situation.
The University of Bergen reopens June 15.
During the Spring of 2020, the University of Bergen had to close access to campus for employees and students to hinder spreading of the corona virus, and all teaching and assessment were shifted to digital platforms.