The University’s crisis management team will provide regular updates here.

Information about coronavirus

Version 5.0 of the Hygiene and Infectious Disease Concept published

Version 5.0 of the Hygiene and Infectious Disease Concept was published and entered into force today. It will apply until 6 May 2022.

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Information about coronavirus

Extension to Students’ Individual Standard Period of Study for the Winter Semester 2021/22

The Saxon state government has legislated to extend students’ individual standard period of study for the winter semester 2021/22. The Saxon Freedom of Higher Education Act (SächsHSFG) explicitly provides for this possibility in the exceptional circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, in order to…

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Information about coronavirus

Hygiene and­ ­Infectious Disease Concept Updated

Emails sent out today informed all staff and students that the Hygiene and Infectious Disease Concept has been updated.

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How Medical Students Are Supporting the Paulinum Vaccination Centre

Annalena Ilgner and Xhuljano Shehu study medicine at Leipzig University and are part of the team at Leipzig University Hospital’s vaccination centre in the Paulinum: they administer vaccinations themselves, look after patients and help with the organisation. In our video, they show where they work…

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Information for Staff and Students

We take the health of our students, staff and guests very seriously. Please find current information and advice below. Members of the crisis management team set up under the University’s pandemic plan are liaising on a daily basis.

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Dozent steht vor einer Gruppe Sturierender im Hörsaal
Eine Sitzreihe im Hörsaal, an den Klapptischen sitzen eine junge Frau und daneben zwei junge Männer und schreiben etwas auf.

Further Information

Impfzentrum im Paulinum

The vaccination centre in the Paulinum on Augustusplatz has been closed since 12 February.

Mobile Vaccination Services From the City of Leipzig

Current sites and vaccination times

International students can also get vaccinated without German health insurance. All you need is an ID document with your name, date of birth and address.

Standbild zum Video, Im Video äußern sich Prorektor Professor Thomas Hofsäss und Studierende Zum Thema Impfen gegen Corona

Public Testing Points

Please refer to the City of Leipzig website for information about public testing points.

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Testing Points at Leipzig University

Testing Point on the Augustusplatz Campus

  • This testing point has been closed since 17 December 2021.
    Please use the free testing services offered by the public testing points. You can do this multiple times per week free of charge.
    The closest testing points to the Augustusplatz campus is at the Gewandhaus.
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Testing Point on the Jahnallee Campus

Testing Point on Johannisallee

Further Links

  • Latest infection figures in Leipzig:

  • What to do if you have a suspected case of coronavirus:

  • Robert Koch Institute: Answers to frequently asked questions about the pandemic

  • Risk calculator provided by the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry: aerosol transmission of COVID-19 and risk of infection in enclosed spaces
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  • Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA)
    Learn more (DE)
  • The Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) provides infographics on protecting against infection and appropriate hygiene measures.
  • World Health Organisation
  • Federal Ministry of Health
  • Information from the Free State of Saxony
  • Leipzig University Hospital
  • John Hopkins University, Baltimore, has published a map showing the spread of coronavirus. Besides listing and classifying the confirmed cases, it also provides statistics, for example on the infection rate and recovery numbers.


Questions on Studying

Please visit the Guidance and Services page for a list of contacts by topic.
Guidance and Services

Hygiene and Infectious Disease Concept

If you have any questions about our Hygiene and Infectious Disease Concept, please send an email to the Office for Environmental Protection and Occupational Safety.
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HR Matters for Leipzig University Staff

Please address any questions concerning HR matters to the Department of Human Resources.
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City of Leipzig

Coronavirus and service hotline
Daily 8am–6pm
+49 341 123-0

Staff Medical Officers
We kindly ask staff to address their questions to our occupational health physicians (Mitteldeutsches Institut für Arbeitsmedizin, MIA).
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