Schools and childcare

Information that applies to preschools, schools and other educational institutions with regards to infection prevention and control.
Updated

Preschools and primary schools

Preschools and primary schools are open. Pupils who are ill and risk infecting others must stay at home. Healthy pupils with no symptoms can continue to attend school. For information about the current situation at a particular preschool or school, please contact the head teacher or principal.

High schools (year 7-9) can use distance education as a complement to in-school education. The Public Health Agency of Sweden assesses that it is possible to return to local education after the summer holidays.

In the event of an increase in the spread of infection, an authority with responsibility can decide, in consultation with infection control doctors, to close pre-schools and schools.

Higher education

The Public Health Agency of Sweden assesses that it is possible for the upper secondary schools to return to local education after the summer holidays.

Student finance

The rules for student financing have been adapted to the Covid-19 pandemic. Measures have been taken for those who are to repay their loans.