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

Information about coronavirus

Increased Caution Required

As of today (22 October 2020), the infection rates in Leipzig have reached a level that requires increased caution. “In concrete terms, this means that all of us at Leipzig University must monitor the situation more closely and take initial steps,” said Rector Professor Beate Schücking. “Yellow...

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Infection Prevention Measures in Leipzig University’s Refectories and Cafés

Adhering to the infection control and prevention measures is more important than ever, now that the new semester has begun. The Studentenwerk Leipzig has drawn up a special hygiene concept for its refectories and cafés.

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“Come to Leipzig, We Look Forward to Seeing You!”

It’s all hands on deck as Leipzig University prepares for the start of the coming winter semester. “Our students are important to us. We will offer them good study conditions, including periods of on-campus teaching,” said Rector Professor Beate Schücking. She wished to make one thing very clear:...

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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.

Junge Frau sitz am Rechner. Sie ist von hinten zu sehen.
Dozent steht vor einer Gruppe Sturierender im Hörsaal

Further Information

Further Links

  • Latest infection figures in Leipzig:
    WWW.LEIPZIG.De (EN)

  • What to do if you have a suspected case of coronavirus:
    WWW.LEIPZIG.De (EN)

  • Robert Koch Institute: Answers to frequently asked questions about the pandemic
    LEARN MORE (DE)

  • 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.
    LEARN MORE (DE)
  • World Health Organisation
    LEARN MORE (EN)
  • Federal Ministry of Health
    LEARN MORE (EN)
  • Information from the Free State of Saxony
    WWW.CORONAVIRUS.SACHSEN.De (DE)
  • Leipzig University Hospital
    LEARN MORE (DE)
  • 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.
    LEARN MORE (EN)

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
Ritterstraße 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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