Information for students

Information for students

BTH is switching to digital teaching and examination. The purpose of this action is to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus while simultaneously conducting its day to day activities.

The following decisions have been made:

  • Digital teaching during the spring semester.
  • Digital examination during the spring semester.
  • Campus is closed to students and the public.
  • The library is closed to students but can be reached online. More information.

NEW!

Based on the Government’s decision on 28 May and the recommendations of the Public Health Authority, BTH has made the following decisions for the autumn semester’s study period 1 and the re-sit period in August:

  • Investigate what should be done on campus and what should be done digitally when it comes to teaching and examination. More information will be available by mid-June.
  • Review our operations to ensure it is safe for both staff and students.
  • Open our campus for students from 17 August, 2020. Some restrictions may apply, such as limiting the number of people who are simultaneously in libraries, or on other areas where congestion may occur.
  • To take decisions regarding study period 2 onwards, in September 2020.

Current students

Teaching and examination

  • Our campuses are closed to students during spring semester.
  • All campus-based education is switched to digital education.
  • All campus examination for study period 4 is switched to digital examination.
  • All events and other activities including degree presentation will not be held on our campuses. They will either be conducted digitally, be postponed to a later date or cancelled.
  • Experience day in Karlskrona will be held at digitally.
  • The graduation ceremony in Karlskrona is postponed to 18 September.
  • The graduation ceremony and Exit in Karlshamn will be conducted digitally.
  • The Vice-Chancellors´ closing speech will be hold online 5 June.

Computer rooms

  • Students can access our computer rooms through remote connection, which means that they can connect from home to an individual computer at BTH and thus take advantage of the software available. More information on the Student portal.

Library

  • BTH library is closed to students but our library can be reached online. More information.

Distance learning

  • All student support services can be reached even if campus is closed. More information on the Student portal. 
  • It is important that you as a student stay up to date regarding your studies. You will find more information and tips regarding distance learning on the Student portal.

Student Union

Exchange students

  • BTH is in contact with students currently on exchange studies. If you have not been contacted and have questions please contact Björn Leijonbielke, e-post: bjorn.leijonbielke@bth.se​​ or phone 0455-38 56 08.​
  • Students who are abroad are urged to register on the Swedish list at UD for updated information from the embassy: Swedish list – Sweden abroad. 

 

New students autumn 2020

Teaching

NEW!

Based on the Government’s decision on 28 May and the recommendations of the Public Health Authority, BTH has made the following decisions for the autumn semester’s study period 1 and the re-sit period in August:

  • Investigate what should be done on campus and what should be done digitally when it comes to teaching and examination. More information will be available by mid-June.
  • Review our operations to ensure it is safe for both staff and students.
  • Open our campus for students from 17 August, 2020. Some restrictions may apply, such as limiting the number of people who are simultaneously in libraries, or on other areas where congestion may occur.
  • To take decisions regarding study period 2 onwards, in September 2020.

 

Option to choose digital education

BTH has created an option to have digital education on four of our Master’s programmes with English as the language of instruction.

All educational activities on these programmes will also be carried out as digital education during the autumn semester 2020. This option is for students who are unable to be here on campus on 31 August, due to the current situation.

The option to choose digital education only applies to newly admitted students on the following programmes:

  • Master’s Programme in Computer Science
  • Master’s Programme in Software Engineering
  • Master’s Programme in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master’s Programme in Telecommunication Systems

Starting with the spring semester 2021, educational activities will be campus-based for all students.