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FAQ about coronavirus and ITU

You can access campus from Monday July 06. Remember your access card. Before entering please read the guidelines for health and safety in relation to COVID-19.


The ban for gatherings (forsamlingsforbuddet) do not apply to lectures or other activities related to teaching at universities according to a set of specific guidelines for universities.

However, everyone should be able to maintain a one-meter distance between each other at all times no matter the size of the class.

Then you need to stay at home. If you are being tested for COVID19 you also need to stay at home until hopefully you receive a negative test result.

In the Autumn semester 2020 you will experience a mix og physical and online teaching at ITU. You can see which of your classes that have moved online in TimEdit

How do I participate in online teaching?
Lectures will primarily take place in the conferencing and meeting platform Zoom, supported by other activities in learnIT. Check the course page in learnIT. However, please be patient about updates.  

How do I get started with Zoom?
On the course page in learnIT the course manager will provide the unique link for the session. But first, you should test the setup. We recommend that you test the system asap following the guidelines below: 

Instruction to getting started with Zoom

  1. Open asap one of the test meetings to download the client: https://itucph.zoom.us/j/492786864
    If the download doesn’t happen automatically then use this link: https://zoom.us/support/download
  2. Use the test meeting to check that your audio and video is working. 
    See here how: https://www.youtube.com/embed/HqncX7RE0wM?rel=0&autoplay=1&cc_load_policy=1
    If possible use an external headset or microphone

    In case you have any problems with zoom we recommend to check the zoom support page: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us. See furthermore recommendations and guidelines on cyber security when using Zoom.

Meetings with external participants must be held online if it is possible and makes sense.

Parents and friends to newly graduated students, must celebrate outside of ITU and should not enter the buildings.

You can find information about SU in relation to the coronavirus here. If you have further questions, do not hesitate to contact Student Affairs and Programmes on sap@itu.dk.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark is continuously revising their travel guidelines and adding more Schengen member states allowing foreign arrivals to the running list of countries, you may travel to. Find more information here.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark still advice against all unnecessary travels to the rest of the world until August 31.  

If you return from a country not on the list of approved countries, you must go into a two-week self-isolation period in which we kindly ask you not to enter the campus.

If you have a high-risk condition that prevents you from attending courses and exams on campus, you must apply for an exemption.

You need a medical certificate (lægeerklæring) from your medical advisor, describing precautions to prevent an infection. Please contact the Study and Career Guidance in order to make a revised study plan to attach to your exemption application. Please find more information on How to apply for exemption.

If in doubt you can always contact the Corona hotline or check out the Danish Healthcare COVID19 page