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

Information about coronavirus

UniCards for New Students to Be Sent by Post

Your personalised UniCard is the last step on your path to formally starting your studies. You will receive your student card when you have submitted all your documents, transferred the semester fee and the UniCard fee, and uploaded your passport photo.

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Arrangements for Working From Home Extended

Since 1 July, employees have once again been required to return to their workplace, while working from home is permitted in exceptional cases.

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Information for People Travelling to Saxony

According to Federal Government regulations, anyone entering Germany from abroad can now be tested for coronavirus free of charge within 72 hours.
Since 8 August, coronavirus tests have been mandatory for people entering from anywhere which the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) currently classifies as a...

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Re-Enrolment Period Extended

The re-enrolment period for the winter semester 2020/21 has been extended by two weeks until 31 August 2020.

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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

Further Links

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

  • Robert Koch Institute: Answers to frequently asked questions about the pandemic
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  • 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.
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  • Robert Koch Institute: General risk assessment principles and recommended actions for major events (28 February 2020)
    LEARN MORE (DE)
  • World Health Organisation
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  • Federal Ministry of Health
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  • 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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