• If a student or researcher from another country was booked in a university residence but cannot come to Sweden because of travel restrictions the university’s decision not to accept international guests until further notice, they do not need to pay the cancellation fee of one month's rent or give the period of notice normally required.
  • If a student or researcher from another country was residing in Sweden but decided themselves to discontinue their studies, the normal three-month period of notice applies.
  • If a student or researcher from another country was residing in Sweden but were called back by their home country or university, the normal three-month period of notice applies. Stockholm University’s position is that this cost ought to be taken up by their home university or their insurance company.
  • If a student or researcher from another country cannot return to their home country as planned at the end of spring semester because of inbound travel restrictions, their rental contract can be extended. If this applies to you, contact the Housing Office at housingoffice@su.se
  • Some tenants have already left the country with the thought of returning before the semester ended and now cannot return to Sweden to pack their things before their rental contracts expire. The Housing Office can assist by packing those personal effect and mailing them at cost. Contact housingoffice@su.se if this applies to you.

If a student or researcher in a shared university residence is suspected to have or does have COVID-19, they can be placed in isolation in one of the separate apartments reserved for this purpose. The Housing Office can purchase essentials for you at cost. If you need an isolation residence, immediately contact housingoffice@su.se.

If you are an international student or researcher who rents a residence from the university, you are welcome to contact housingoffice@su.se with further questions.