Regarding the war in Ukraine

Uppsala University endorses the Swedish Government’s firm condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. More information on the University's central page.

Concerns about the global situation

On, you can find information from the Swedish authorities about the current situation and advice on how to manage concerns. Concerns about the global situation on

Support for students and employees

According to our information – and as far as we know – no students or members of staff from Uppsala University are in Ukraine at the present time. However, we do have students and members of staff from Ukraine. 

Support for students

The Student Health Service can offer counselling to students. 

The University Chaplaincy offers support and comfort to all University employees and students, whatever their religion or belief.  

Frequently asked questions and answers concerning the events in Ukraine.

Support for employees

The occupational health service can offer professional support to University employees experiencing stress and anxiety in connection with these events: 

Information for employees regarding the invasion of Ukraine.

Information on coronavirus

From 1st April onwards, COVID-19 will no longer be classified as a generally dangerous illness or a danger to society, the Swedish Public Health Agency has stated.

  • However, you should still stay at home if you have symptoms (for example sore throat, runny/blocked nose, fever, cough).
  • Not being vaccinated increases the risk of serious illness from COVID-19. To avoid becoming infected, people who are unvaccinated should be extra careful and avoid crowded indoor environments.
  • Those that are able should follow the Public Health Agency recommendation to get vaccinated.

Read more about the current national rules and recommendations on

Last modified: 2022-05-24