EU Centres Covid-19 Information
We’re changing our plans so you don’t have to change yours. Come when you’re ready.
Your study options
International travel remains uncertain. ONCAMPUS plans to offer you maximum flexibility. Depending on your circumstances, we have options for you to choose from:
- Start your programme face to face*
- Start your programme online. Start learning from your home country with online lectures and classes and travel to Europe when you’re ready.
- Progress as planned to university in 2021.
- Meet your tutors and make friends in small group classes online or face to face.
- Get ahead in your learning and gain valuable insight into life and study in Europe.
Don’t give up on your plans to study internationally. Education is more important than ever.
*May vary by centre and programme, and subject to government policy and university partner guidance on their campus.
Dates and Deadlines
Start of Term
Face to face transfer dates (September starters)*
|Face to face transfer dates (January starters)*
UFP: 05 January '21
|Lund Sweden (2.5 term)
9 November (Late arrival deadline - 23 November)
*Please contact the centre to arrange your intended transfer date
University campus updates
Please find information on the status of our centres below.
- ONCAMPUS Amsterdam offers teaching face to face and online. University buildings are open, and activities around the campus are taking place with social distancing recommendations in place. For the latest updates please visit www.uva.nl/en
- ONCAMPUS Lund Sweden is teaching face to face and online. University facilities are open with some restrictions in place, for the latest updates please visit www.lunduniversity.lu.se
ONCAMPUS provides student accommodation through a number of private and university providers. The standard refund policy varies by accommodation provider. If you have any questions regarding this please contact email@example.com
Please note that student accommodation in Amsterdam is in high demand. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for your ONCAMPUS programme and finalise your application as soon as possible, so that you can start booking accommodation.
Travel and quarantine
Trvelling to Amsterdam
On arrival in Amsterdam, depending on where you have travelled from, you may be subject to Dutch government quarantine rules. For those students who will need to quarantine, this means that you cannot go outside for any reason unless absolutely necessary for 10 days after your arrival. It is vital that you check before arrival if you need to quarantine. Please check the countries which are exempt from Dutch quarantine rules.
If you do need to stay in quarantine, ONCAMPUS is committed to ensuring your safety and well-being and we will make sure that someone from your centre is communicating with you every day to provide you with anything that you might need as you complete your period of quarantine. Our accommodation providers will support you after arrive and they will help you access food and hygiene products during this period. If you are in private accommodation, our centre staff will be your main point of contact.
For more information about travelling to the Netherlands, please visit our pre-arrival information for ONCAMPUS Amsterdam:
Traveling to Sweden
The Swedish Government doesn’t currently have any specific quarantine measures but you’ll be advised to follow health and safety guidelines when moving to Lund. There will be an opportunity to take a free COVID-19 test at Copenhagen Airport and we strongly encourage you to do so even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more information, please visit our pre-arrival information for ONCAMPUS Lund.
FAQs for EU Centres
If students are taking online classes, will it affect their progression?
We are committed to ensuring that students’ education and academic progression are not compromised by this extraordinary situation. We are working with our University partners to ensure that students’ academic records will not be adversely affected.
Where can I find the most recent updates about COVID-19 in the Netherlands?
What are the dates to switch to face-to-face classes?
September starters can start the face-to-face classes on the following dates in Term 1:
- 26 October – Timetable change
- 23 November – Revision week
- 05 January – Start of Term 2
January starters can start the face-to-face classes on the following dates in Term 2:
- 05 January – Induction Week
- 11 January – Week 1 of class
- 18 January – Week 2 of class
- 25 January – Week 3 of class
- 01 February – Week 4 of class
- 22 February – Revision Week
What should I do upon arrival in the Netherlands?
The majority of students need to go into self-quarantine upon arrival for 10 days. It’s very important that you follow the self-quarantine rules, otherwise you risk a fine and put our staff members’ and other students’ health at risk. More information on self-quarantine rules can be found on the Government of the Netherlands website.
Which COVID-19 measures are currently in place in Amsterdam?
Information on the most current measures taken in Amsterdam can be found on the website of Amsterdam’s City Hall.
What should I do if I have developed symptoms that could be related to COVID-19?
There are different actions you should take based on where you are living:
- If you are in your home country: Please make sure you obey the rules for testing and self-quarantine which are in place in the country that you are in. You should also inform Kayleigh if you do not feel well and can’t attend your classes or if you test positive on COVID-19. Her email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you are in the Netherlands: You should stay at home if you develop any COVID-19 related symptoms and inform Kayleigh via email (email@example.com) that you are not feeling well. You are not allowed to come to the class when showing any symptoms. This also applies if your flatmate has symptoms or tests positive. Please refer to the University of Amsterdam guidelines.
The COVID-19 symptoms recognized in the Netherlands are; cold symptoms (such as a nasal cold, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat), coughing, shortness of breath, elevated temperature or fever, sudden loss of smell and/or taste (without nasal congestion). If you are showing any symptoms, we also expect you to book a COVID-19 test as soon as possible. This is also something the government urges people to do. The test is free and you can find more information about it on the National Institute for Public Health website.
What should I do if I’m concerned about the COVID-19 situation and want to move from face-to-face to online classes?
Adjustments are made in the building and classrooms that we teach in and to your timetable so that you can study in a safe environment. However, if you still feel unsafe and concerned about the COVID-19 situation in Amsterdam or the Netherlands there is the possibility to move from face-to-face to online classes from your student accommodation. Please contact Kayleigh to make an appointment via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What should I do if I am very concerned about the COVID-19 situation and want to move back home?
If you would like to move back home, there are two scenarios that could apply:
- Return home and keep on following the classes online.
- Return home and withdraw from the programme.
For the first scenario the same procedure as described in the previous bullet point applies. Do however keep in mind that you might need to arrange some extra practical matters, such as booking a flight back home, starting a new visa application and cancelling the housing contract etc. This is something we can’t help with, and you should contact the different organisations directly. Housing contracts differ per provider regarding the possibility to cancel the housing contract and receive a refund. Please note that if we decide to start teaching fully face-to-face again in Term 2 we will need you to be in Amsterdam.
For the second scenario the regular withdrawal procedure that is in place should be started at ONCAMPUS. If you need any assistance with this, please feel free to reach out to us.