The use of the University's traffic light model for the coronavirus situation ends on 30 June 2022. The traffic light model has defined the level of safety measures at the University.
The instruction on using masks has been lifted on all University campuses.
The University of Turku transfers to the green light stage of the coronavirus traffic light model on 7 March 2022. The University's instructions on safety measures are still observed closely.
The University of Turku returns to the regular remote work practices on 1 March 2022, if the national recommendation on remote work ends on 28 February.
University Follows Regional Authorities’ Decisions in the Restriction on the Number of People and Remote Work Policy
The University's instructions on safety measures are observed closely and masks are used in the University’s facilities. The decisions of the regional authorities are followed in the restriction on the maximum number of people and remote work policy.
The coronavirus management team of the University of Turku has decided that, starting from 31 January 2022, the University will gradually return to contact teaching while closely observing the safety measures. The remote work policy is in force until 15 February.
All of the six library units in Turku as well as the Teacher Education Library in Rauma will be open with regular opening hours for University staff and students with access rights.
Please contact library by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are not a student or personnel at Turku University and you have questions about library facilities and materials or your loans.
At the University of Turku, the third period starts on 10 January with remote teaching. The personnel works remotely in those tasks where it is possible.
Due to the worsened coronavirus situation, the coronavirus management team of the University of Turku has decided that the third period starts with remote teaching. The personnel works remotely in those tasks where it is possible. The policies are in force until 21 January 2021.
Boundaries between Work and Family Life Disrupted by COVID-19 Pandemic – Increased Childcare Responsibilities Often Shouldered by Mothers
According to mothers’ experiences, the daily life during the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown in the spring of 2020 blurred the boundaries between work and family responsibilities and roles. Especially in families where the division of childcare responsibilities had been unequal already before the pandemic and where only the mother switched to working from home, the mothers felt that they shouldered the main responsibility for the increased childcare duties.