Strategy regarding teaching and Covid 19

Updated: 2021 Mar 1

Strategy regarding teaching and Covid-19

The global spread of covid-19 is having a massive impact on universities around the world. It is understandable that both current and prospective students may be concerned about the impact the pandemic may have on their studies, and whether there is a need to change plans.

Since 13 March 2020, most teaching at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research has used digital modes. Following the Vice Chancellor’s decision taken on 5 February, stating that online forms of teaching and examination must be used wherever possible until at least 31 May 2021, all teaching at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research during the rest of the spring semester 2021 will be conducted online. This relates also to seminars and thesis supervision.

As for the next academic year – fall 2021 and spring 2022 – no decisions have been made. All programs and courses offered at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research will return to campus as soon as we can safely do so, taking heed in particular to the health agency’s recommendations. Whether teaching will be done online, on campus, or a mix, the department and teaching staff remain deeply committed to continue to provide high quality education.

For the most recent university-wide information for students regarding the corona virus, please visit the following page:

https://www.uu.se/en/students/recommendations-on-coronavirus/

A useful Q&A page for newly admitted students (including e.g. information about residence permits and tuition fees) can be found here

https://www.uu.se/en/students/new-students/qa-covid-19/

Please contact us should you have any questions at this point.

Erika Forsberg, Director of Studies: erika.forsberg@pcr.uu.se
Ashok Swain, Head of Department: ashok.swain@pcr.uu.se

Last modified: 2021-03-01