Information about Coronavirus

News

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

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“We Will Get Through This Together”

In an open letter, today Professor Beate Schücking, Rector of Leipzig University, addresses students at the start of the lecture period.

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The New Semester Will Still Begin on 6 April 2020!

Today there have been conflicting reports in the media about when exactly the new semester will start at universities. At Saxony’s universities,...

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Starting the Semester Digitally

Teaching staff are currently facing the challenge of starting the coming semester using distance learning. They will need to think about how to...

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Information From the University Computing Centre

On its website, the University Computing Centre (URZ) provides information in German on the services available to teachers and students for the...

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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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Further Information

Interview With Crisis Helper Maria Bischof

Maria Bischof is a tenth-semester medical student at Leipzig University. She recently began working as a crisis helper at Leipzig University Hospital, testing people for SARS-CoV-2.
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Background and Development of the Spread of Coronavirus

In the lecture below, Professor Uwe G. Liebert, Director of the Department of Virology at Leipzig University Hospital, explains what is currently known about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and how it compares to other coronavirus strains in terms of transmission, epidemiology and pathogenesis.

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SARS-CoV-2 und COVID19 - Hintergrund und aktuelle Entwicklung

SARS-CoV-2 und COVID19 - Hintergrund und aktuelle Entwicklung

Contacts and Downloads

  • Information from the City of Leipzig
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  • Federal Ministry of Health
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  • World Health Organization
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  • 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.
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  • The Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) provides infographics on protecting against infection and appropriate hygiene measures.
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  • Robert Koch Institute: General risk assessment principles and recommended actions for major events (18 March 2020)
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  • Robert Koch Institute: Answers to frequently asked questions about the coronavirus outbreak
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  • Leipzig University Hospital
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Leipzig University hotline

Service for staff and students of the University only. The hotline was primarily set up to answer organisational questions or pass these on to the responsible departments. Please DO NOT call with medical or other questions. We are UNABLE to forward calls to Leipzig University Hospital (UKL) or other medical staff. Thank you for your cooperation.
+493419738888
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Umweltschutz und Arbeitssicherheit

Verwaltungsgebäude
Ritterstr. 24
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-30360
Fax: +49 341 97-30369

City of Leipzig
Coronavirus and service hotline
Daily 8am–6pm
+493411230

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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