Please take a moment to read the new arrangements set out in the University’s updated Hygiene and Infectious Disease Concept. We have summarised the most important aspects in emails sent to all students and staff.

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

Information about coronavirus

Vaccination Appointments for Employees at Increased Risk

The University’s crisis management team points out that next week, vaccinations will be offered to Leipzig University staff who are at an increased risk due to in-person teaching duties or other activities involving contact with many different people.

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Information about coronavirus

Practical Laboratory Work Still Possible

After passing through the Bundestag, the amendment to Germany’s Protection Against Infection Act (IfSG) has now been approved by the Bundesrat and signed by the Federal President. The amended legislation treats higher education institutions the same way as schools – no in-person teaching is allowed...

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“We Have Lost 222 People in 13 Months”

On 18 April, a nationwide memorial will be held for those who have died in the COVID-19 pandemic. On this occasion, Leipzig University Hospital (UKL) will remember the patients who lost their fight against the virus at the UKL in recent months. Professor Christoph Josten will take part in a joint...

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When Might the University Library Reading Rooms Open?

The University’s crisis management team has decided that the University Library reading rooms can reopen for staff and students if the coronavirus incidence rate drops below 100 (for seven days, based on RKI figures for the city of Leipzig).

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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)

  • 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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