Social distancing is done for. Reading rooms and pubs can be filled up. Colleagues will again meet at work. As of 4 pm Saturday 25 September, the vast majority of national infection control measures will be removed.
News about the corona situation
11 000 new students are welcome to The University of Oslo on Monday. Students will be exempt from social distancing requirements during teaching. Readingrooms and activities during study start will maintain social distancing of one meter.
All students are welcomed to start their studies on 16 August. - We look forward to a vibrant campus, says Rector Svein Stølen.
– We are incredibly happy to be able to open up even more when the students are in place for the new semester, says Rector Svein Stølen after being informed by the Ministry of Education and Research that the university can plan for teaching without a social distancing of 1 metre.
More people can gather at events, and the start of studies next semester is now planned. - I appreciate that we can open further, and that the chances increase for a more normal start of studies, says Rector Svein Stølen, University of Oslo.
Increased capacity in reading rooms, the possibility of some physical teaching, a reopening of museums and student cellars are the results of an easing of corona restrictions from 26 May.
A student at the Department of Political Science has been diagnosed with Covid-19. The person in question was in Eilert Sundt's house in the large reading room on the second floor of the A-block on Thursday 22 April.
Strict corona measures will remain in place in Oslo Municipality, even though the government is easing the national measures. Governing Mayor Raymond Johansen made that clear 14th of April 2021.
The government has also included scientists in the application-based arrangement for entry into the country.
The library in Georg Sverdrup's house will reopen for students and staff from Monday 12 April.
The government is introducing two-meter social distancing or the use of facemasks where distancing is not possible. The reading rooms at UiO will be adapted to this from 25 March.
An employee and a student have been confirmed infected with Covid-19 this week.
The University of Oslo is reopening reading rooms. At the same time, the Covid-19 rapid testing of symptom-free students and staff on campus is expanded. The recommendation is to get tested twice a week in order to keep the corona infection situation under control.
The university's buildings will be closed to students from Tuesday 16 March at 12:00. Teaching will be digital.
Two students and one employee are confirmed infected with Covid-19.
A student at the Faculty of Humanities has been diagnosed with Covid-19. Affected persons have been notified.
The Faculty of Medicine reports that a student has been confirmed infected with Covid-19. Close contacts have been notified and quarantined.
Tuesday 2 March 10.00 a.m, SiO Health will start large-scale Covid-19 testing of students and staff at the University of Oslo. Everyone on the Blindern campus during the next three weeks is encouraged to take a rapid Covid-19 test once a week.
The faculties can plan for physical teaching for up to 20 people, and student pubs and basements for reopening, as of Monday 1 March.
The University of Oslo is opening reading rooms, libraries and buildings for students from 18 February.
The government allows some students who need skills training or access to experiments back on campus, to prevent them for being delayed in their education, to attend physically from 3 February for an initial period until 10 February.
Two international students at the Faculty of Social Sciences have been confirmed infected with Covid-19.
The government will implement new infection control measures from 23 January at 12.00. Teaching will be digital for all students, and the campus is closed to students until 31 January 2021.
All new students will be welcomed as planned, however all other lectures run digitally until 18 January 2021.
Employees who fall under the flexitime scheme can normally transfer up to 50 plus hours from one year to the next. Due to the corona pandemic, the settlement date for flexitime has been moved from 1.1.2021 to 31.8.2021. This means that everyone will have all their plus hours transferred from 2020 to 2021. In the new year, the manager and employee must work together to lay out a plan for phasing out flexitime.