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Information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)


SDU follows the recommendations of the authorities and will commence a gradual and controlled reopening of the University from 18 May 2020.
We refer students and staff to the websites of the Danish authorities (coronasmitte.dk) for the latest information.

Tips for preventing infection:

The National Board of Health has five good tips if you want to prevent infection as best as possible:

  • Wash your hands frequently or use hand sprays
  • Cough or sneeze in your sleeve - not your hands
  • Avoid handshakes, cheek kisses and hugs - limit physical contact
  • Pay attention to cleaning - both at home and at work
  • Pay attention when you are in places with close contact with many people

If you get sick

  • COVID-19 may present with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing.
  • Symptoms are seen up to 14 days after being exposed to infection.
  • If you have been in a country with widespread corona infection within the last 14 days, or if you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19, call your doctor if you are ill. It is important that you call first and do not show up in the waiting room as you can infect others.

Outside business hours, call an emergency room or emergency phone in your area - Find Number.

Contacting SDU regarding infection with COVID-19

If you have been confirmed infected with COVID-19, if you are:

Students - immediately notify SDU via the corona button in SPOC: https://spoc.sdu.dk/logintype

Employee - contact your nearest manager immediately and state that you have been confirmed infected with COVID-19