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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 (coronasmitte.dk) 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.