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

Information about coronavirus

New Rules Under Emergency Coronavirus Legislation in Saxony

New emergency coronavirus legislation entered into force in Saxony on 22 November 2021. As a result, Leipzig University’s crisis management team has adopted new regulations affecting University operations. These will be valid for as long as Saxony’s current emergency coronavirus legislation applies,...


Information about coronavirus

Test Centres for Leipzig University Students Now Open

The University management has established test centres for students in response to the more stringent provisions outlined in the new coronavirus rules. In addition, we are conducting more checks of students’ 3G proof, which is required to attend classes.


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New Coronavirus Rules: New Emails and FAQ

According to media reports, new coronavirus rules will come into force in the Free State of Saxony on Monday, 8 November 2021. These stricter rules are the state government’s response to worsening infection rates.


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Leipzig is a Physical University in the Digital Age

“Leipzig is a physical university in the digital age”. This remains our goal for the winter semester 2021/22. Leipzig University is planning further steps in order to be able to resume campus life in the coming semester. If there are any restrictions on in-person teaching, then these will be solely...


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

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.

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Public Testing Points

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

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Testing Points for Students

Testing Point on the Augustusplatz Campus

  • Bistro Mensa am Park
    Monday–Friday 8am–1pm

Testing Point on the Jahnallee Campus

  • Cafeteria am Elsterbecken
    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8am–10am

Testing Point on Johannisallee

  • Johannisallee 29, ground floor (former library)
    Monday–Friday 8am–1pm

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
    Learn more (DE)

  • 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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