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Universities demand simpler travel for inoculated staff


Deficiencies in system for proving coronavirus vaccination is stalling cooperation, council warns

Norway’s University and College Council (UHR) has urged the country’s ministry of emergency preparedness to simplify Covid-19 vaccination certification in order to support international academic exchange.

The UHR said in a letter on 16 November that the Norwegian government should set up a more efficient scheme for processing the vaccine certification of non-European academics coming to Norway for exchange and scientific projects. This was particularly important for university collaboration to resume, as Norway emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, the council wrote.

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