Security at Campus Gotland

If something serious has happened or if you feel unsafe on the premises, you can call the university's emergency number 018-471 2500. It is manned around the clock.

The university's emergency number is used when there is a risk of or confirmed:

  • serious personal, environmental or property damage
  • damage to the good reputation and profile of the university or its own activities
  • serious impact on the institution's or university's activities.

Crisis and emergency number

If there is an urgent danger of life, health or property, call (00) 112.

In the event of an evacuation alarm at Campus Gotland

The situation and your capacity determine what order you should carry out the steps below.

In the event of a fire according to SAVE-WARN-ALERT-EXTINGUISH-EVACUATE

SAVE: - people who are in danger

WARN: others who are in danger
- Start the evacuation/fire alarm

ALERT - Call 112 and warn other people
- Say who you are and where you are calling from
- Tell them what has happened and where

EXTINGUISH: extinguish the fire! If you cannot extinguish it, you can limit the fire and spread of smoke by closing doors and windows. Do not subject yourself to unnecessary risks. Extinguishing equipment is available on every floor.

EVACUATE - through the closest exit (or emergency exit if necessary). Evacuate through the nearest stairwell, if they are blocked use the nearest emergency exit.
- use the stairs – never the lift!
- go to the respective reassembly point (see below).

Evacuation plans

Evacuation plans are on every floor on the university’s premises. Staff and students should be well familiar with these.

Especially keep in mind

  • that disabled individuals may need extra help in an evacuation
  • to not use the lifts
  • Only use emergency exits if the normal evacuation route is blocked
  • Staff (teachers) are responsible for beginning the evacuation! Through his or her authority, a teacher or staff member has a leading role in the event of a fire alarm.

Alarm types and emergency assembly points


Alarm type

Assembly point

A and B buildings

Ringing bells


C building

Ringing bells

Kallbadhuset parking area

D building

Ringing bells

Kallbadhuset parking area

E building

Spoken alarm


F building

Short, intermittent signals

Harbour in front of the building

G building

Ringing bells

Steps/wall opposite the building

Assembly points Campus Gotland

Important telephone numbers

  • SOS alarm: 112
  • Uppsala University’s alarm number: +4618 - 471 2500 (around the clock)
  • Emergency ward, Visby General Hospital: +46498 - 26 81 50

Fire safety at Uppsala University

Fire safety at Uppsala University is intended to protect people, property and the environment. Protection and safety for people shall always be prioritised.

Fire safety at the university