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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

U.S. Citizen Travelers: Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM . The latest updates as of April 2: On April 1, Swedish Public Health Agency expanded guidance for individuals and organizations to comply with Sweden’s Law on the Prevention of the Spread of Infectious Diseases: Shops and shopping ...
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Presidential Proclamation to Mitigate Risks Posed by COVID-19

President Trump announced on March 11, 2020, an expansion of travel restrictions to the United States from within Schengen Area countries due to increased concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, effective March 13 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time. Please note that this Presidential Proclamation does NOT apply to U.S. citizens.  U.S. citizens seeking to ...
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Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus: Entry of foreign nationals who were physically present within the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen zone, the Islamic Republic of Iran, or the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port ...
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Apply for the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship!

Please note: Application deadline has passed.  We are looking for driven young leaders, currently studying in Gymnasium, to participate in the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship this summer! The fellowship is a fully funded 4-week State Department program for young Europeans to learn more about the United States, youth engagement, democracy and civil society engagement, ...
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