We know that many of you will likely have questions about the upcoming closure of Durmstrang and Sweden on Hogwarts Online. This forum provides you with an opportunity to seek answers to all of your questions about this process and how it may impact you or your characters.
Q: When is Durmstrang officially closing?
A: December 31, 2019
Q: Why was this decision made?
A: This decision was not an easy one and it took several months to come to decision about what to do, however ultimately we decided that it would serve the long term interests of the site to return our focus to one area of the wizarding world.
Q: Will international schools ever be reintroduced?
A: At this moment, the Governors do not have any plans to reintroduce any international schools to the site outside of potential Summer program activities.
Q: How will transfers work?
A: Durmstrang students who want to transfer will have a topic available prior to Fall Term where they can declare their intent to transfer and preferred Hogwarts House. Adults will have their own topic. All professors will be able to apply for a teaching position when Fall applications open.
Q: What if a teaching department is full?
A: We will do our best to make comparable teaching positions available to Durmstrang professors who choose to transfer.
Q: Will I be considered for Prefect if I transfer?
A: Yes! All Fall Term transfers will be eligible to immediately become a Prefect or Head Student at Hogwarts.
Q: Can I move my house?
A: Yes, you may move your house, but you may also leave it where it is an it will not be removed provided it is active.
Q: Can I move my shop?
A: Yes, shops can be moved to the UK if you wish, all active shops in Sweden will remain open as RP only areas.
Q: What if there are no comparable positions available?
A: Some positions will not be available immediately, but we will do our best to provide all transfers with a comparable position if possible. Regardless, we will work very hard to make sure everyone is placed in the area that best suits their skill set.