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04 Jul 2020

Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers

To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. On 2 July the Government decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. Due to the coronavirus and the temporary entry ban to Sweden, the Swedish Migration Agency has decided that the majority of visa applications will be rejected. This applies if you wish to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU.

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Requirements for a ten-day quarantine for travelers from Sweden to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

03 Jul 2020

Requirements for a ten-day quarantine for travelers from Sweden to Switzerland and Liechtenstein as of July 6, 2020. Read more about this here:


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Event calendar.

  • Instead of Abracadabra
    Instead of Abracadabra (photo: zvg)
    10 Aug 2020
    Since 2009 the Cinématte in Bern has been organizing short film evenings, showing new Swedish short film productions in cooperation with the Swedish Embassy in Bern. Now it’s time for a best of program. Enjoy an evening with some of our favorites: funny, beautiful, weird and refreshingly different. Detailed program follows.
  • Mando Diao
    Mando Diao (
    11 Jun 2020
    Accusing Mando Diao of being on the lazy side would be undeniably unfair: Close after the release of "BANG" (2019) and their efforts as a house band for the popular TV program “På Spåret”, the quintet will release its second Swedish-language album on June 12.
  • Geography of Photography
    Geography of Photography (Flyer Universität Zürich - Kunsthistorisches Institut)
    07 May 2020
    The lecture series "Geography of Photography" at the University of Zurich continues. This time, the lectures focus on Swedish photographs and photographers. The following guest lectures are held online:

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