Please find out about the latest rules in Leipzig University’s updated Hygiene and Infectious Disease Concept. They include arrangements on wearing masks in University buildings.

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

Information about coronavirus

University Hospital’s Coronavirus Test Centre Suspended

The walk-in coronavirus test centre at Leipzig University Hospital (UKL) will temporarily cease operations on 22 February. The reason for this is the steady decline in visitor numbers in recent weeks.

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Survey on the Hybrid Winter Semester Launched

An online survey launched on 2 February aims to gauge how students and teaching staff experienced the hybrid winter semester. By conducting another survey of all students and teachers, the University management hopes to gain a full understanding of which positive experiences could be built upon in...

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Science Minister Thanks Researchers

The Saxon Minister of Science, Sebastian Gemkow, has addressed researchers in the Free State with a personal video message. In it, he acknowledges their achievements and commitment to research into COVID-19, but also scientific work in general.

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First Case of South African COVID Variant Detected in Leipzig

A mutant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has been detected in Leipzig for the first time. The virus strain detected at the Institute of Virology and Microbiology at Leipzig University Hospital (UKL) is the variant of the virus that is widespread in South Africa. It was detected in a person treated as an...

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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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