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— Update 10/01/2022–

In line with updated recommendations from Folkhälsomyndigheten, Föreningen Ekonomerna adapts its operations. 

In-person events are limited in accordance with the new measures announced by the government (

Föreningen Ekonomerna is in contact with stakeholders from the University and carefully follows updates from Folkhälsomyndigheten and the government.

— Update 01/12/2021–

In line with updated recommendations from Folkhälsomyndigheten, Föreningen Ekonomerna implements VaccinPass checks for events with over 100 people starting 01/12/2021. 

The official swedish app (VaccinbevisVerifiering) will be used for checks. 

There is currently no plan to decrease the amount of in-persons events. However, Föreningen Ekonomerna carefully follows the recommendations from Folkhälsomyndigheten and will take action if there’s a change in the recommendations. 

— Update 09/09/2021–

Covid-19 debriefing from week 36.

– The Swedish public health agency is no longer recommending face masks in public transport 

– 82,3% of the people in Sweden are now vaccinated with one dos and 71,5 % are fully vaccinated (7/9-21)

– Vaccinated people should still follow the basic tips and stay home if they have any symptoms

-The situation at hospital in the region of Stockholm is still though and it’s mostly people that haven’t gotten the vaccine that need treatment at IVA

– Even if the restrictions in region Stockholm is getting loser it’s still very important to follow the basic tips. 

Update from Folkhälsomyndigheten: 

“Folkhälsomyndigheten gör en samlad bedömning att regeringen bör gå vidare i planen för att avveckla restriktionerna till steg 4 den 29 september 2021. Exempelvis tas begränsningarna bort för hur många som får delta i en allmän sammankomst eller en offentlig tillställning samt att kravet på sittande servering på restauranger tas bort. Folkhälsomyndighetens allmänna råd om att arbeta hemifrån tas också bort och en successiv återgång till arbetsplatsen kan inledas”. (Folkhälsomyndigheten, 07/09/2021)

In line with the removal of the restrictions in place in Sweden, Föreningen Ekonomerna is planning to increase its in-person events. 


— Update 21/07/2021–

Covid-19 debriefing from week 29.

– In the region of Stockholm they have now started vaccination on everyone over the age of 18

– For the second week in a row the infection of covid-19 has increased with 18%, but it’s only

at low levels

– The numbers of infected people with covid-19 delta have increased by 50%

– Even if the restrictions in region Stockholm is getting loser it’s still very important to follow

the basic tips

– About 1⁄3 of the new cases have been infected abroad.



The four basic tips

1. Stay at home if you feel sick or have any of the coronavirus symptoms

2. Avoid crowded areas and keep a 2m distance

3. If you hang out with people do it with a smaller group and preferably outside

4. Everyone who has the possibility should work from home





Level 3/ settlement of the restrictions

– Regulation of a specific number of people in a store/ gym/ museum is removed

– The size of how many people can sit together at one table (inside) is raised from four to eight



– The next date for settlement of restrictions is level 4 and is scheduled sometime in september


– Level 5 is not yet settled




— Update 05/04/2021–


Stockholm Business School has decided to continue to conduct online education summer 2021 and the first half of the Fall Semester 2021 as well. This means that no physical education or exams will take place before 31st of October 2021.

For more information regarding the decision:

–Update 06/03/2021–

Dear Members, 

We want to once again highlight the importance of staying updated on what local authorities are recommending as well as what the University’s policy is. 

The University’s Policy:


Campus Kräftriket will be continuously closed for the rest of the semester. However, study spots at the library at Frescati remain available. 

Festningen remains closed for general use, and is only open for necessary duties, with a limit of max 8 people being in the facilities at once. In addition, the Association continues to hold no physical activities or events until further notice. 

The Board will continue to monitor the situation and are in continual dialogue with Stockholm Business School. 

For any questions, contact

— Update 11/1/2021 —

As the new semester approaches, Festningen remains closed for general use. Festningen is open ONLY for necessary duties, however, there is a limitation of max 8 people being in the facilities at once. This needs to be followed at all times. Failure to follow this can cause your key card access to be denied.


— Update 5/11/2020–

Due to the new restrictions issued by the FHM last Thursday (29.10), the Board of Föreningen Ekonomerna took the decision to close Festningen until further notice. Festningen can be accessed with a valid key card but the facilities shall be used for necessary work only.


— Update 30/10/2020 —

Dear members, 
After the new restrictions and strict recommendations that were presented on Thursday by the Public Health Agency, the Board of Föreningen Ekonomerna has taken the decision to cancel the Finsittnings that would have taken place 2nd and 3rd of November. It is in the light of the recent development of the spread and the new guidelines from the government that we see no other choice but to cancel. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but hope you understand the decision. All tickets will be repaid and an email has been sent to all ticket holders. 

We are currently working on a digital solution for a worthy ending to Fadderiet the upcoming week. More information about this will come.

If you have any further questions regarding this decision do not hesitate to contact the Board ( or Fadderiet (

Stay safe!

— Update 10/9 —

We have decided to open up Festningen for all of our members to come and hold study groups, project meetings and meet other active members. You can book rooms through your Podio account. If your account is not connected to the F.E.St. workspace, contact HoIT at

Opening hours: 

— Update 4/9 —

Stockholm University has opened up some venues for studying purposes, while most communication will continue online. Study places are available at Studenthuset, Stockholm University Library and Studentpalatset at Odenplan, while all facilities in Kräftriket will remain closed.

Read more here


Update 12/6

Dear members,

It is asked that all work be continued remotely. However if the use of Festningen is needed, members´ access will not be restricted. 

The Swedish guidelines and recommendations for Covid-19 are still in effect!

Update 19/3

Föreningen Ekonomerna

Due to the ongoing situation, it is with a lot of sadness that the board has decided to continue to keep Festningen closed, aswell as cancelling/postponing events that are due in the near future. Since we (unfortunately) can’t predict the future Festningen is going to be closed until further notice. Even though it is a dull decision for the board to make, due to the nature of the ongoing situation it is important that we as a student association take our social responsibility and follow the guidelines from Stockholm University, as well as Folkhälsomyndigheten. We hope to see you all as soon as the situation has calmed down a bit!


Stockholm University has decided in accordance to the (at this time) state regulations, to close their venues for everyone but their employees from March 18th until further notice. Hence the study areas at the campus won’t be accessible. Due to this decision all courses and exams will be taught and performed through alternative ways, mostly through digital aids. The head of courses are responsible for finding suitable solutions.

Find the statement from SU’s president here:


Update 17/3

Stockholm University Senior Management Team decided on March 16th that Stockholm University will switch to online teaching and examinations as a way to contribute to reducing the spread of infection and at the same time continue to be able to conduct business. Based on the Swedish government’s announcement on March 17th, the transition to online education or alternative forms of teaching will take place from March 18th. Stockholm University works intensively at both central and departmental level to ensure that the transition to digital solutions is as smooth as possible and can include as many teaching opportunities as possible. Various alternatives for measures that are difficult or impossible to implement digitally are being considered and are expected to have solutions shortly. Decisions regarding the opening of premises and continued functioning of the campus are expected to be made during the day. (From SU’s website)

Find the article here:


Original Post 13/3

Dear members,

In light of the current situation with Covid-19 (corona virus), the board has taken the decision to close Festningen the coming week, March 16th to March 23rd. This entails that all events and meetings the coming week are cancelled.

The board will continue to monitor the situation and are in continual dialogue with Stockholm Business School. Any further restrictions to our operations will be discussed and decided at the next board meeting on March 18th.

We ask all students to stay updated on what local authorities are recommending as well as what the University’s policy is.

The University’s Policy:

For any further questions regarding how your education is impacted, we advise you to contact your respective head of course. If unsure, contact
For any other questions, contact


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