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Information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

SDU follows the authorities' recommendations, including the Ministry of Education and Research's guidelines for responsible handling of COVID-19 at the higher education institutions. We encourage students and staff to find out more via SDU's websites and via the Danish authorities ( to stay up to date. for the latest information.

Tips for preventing infection

The Danish Health Authority's  great tips to prevent infection:

  • Self-isolate if you have symptoms, have tested positive or are a close contact of someone who is infected with novel coronavirus
  • Wash your hands often or use hand sanitiser
  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve
  • Do not shake hands, hug or kiss as a greeting – limit physical contact
  • Clean thoroughly and frequently
  • Keep your distance and ask others to be considerate

Have you been in close contact with a person infected with COVID-19?

Should new cases of infection occur at SDU, you as a student will be informed if you have been in close contact with the infected persons in connection with activities planned by SDU.

If you have been in close contact with a person infected with COVID-19, you should follow the general guidelines from the Danish Health Authority on self-isolation and testing.

Read more on the Danish Health Authority's website

Have you been confirmed infected with COVID-19?

You must immediately notify SDU that you have been confirmed infected with COVID-19 via the Corona button in SPOC.

Self-isolate for up to 48 hours after the symptoms have subsided. Pay special attention to hygiene and cleaning. Infected individuals without any symptoms must self-isolate for 7 days after getting tested.

You must inform your close contacts at SDU that you are infected.

Read SDU's guideline for dealing with students with symptoms of or infection with COVID-19

Read more on the Danish Health Authority's website

Contact us

SDU would like to be in contact with you if you are infected with COVID-19; if you are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 or if you are in doubt about anything concerning COVID-19 and your education programme. Please write to SDU by using the Corona button in SPOC.