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Acting responsibly together:

  • In all university buildings FFP-2 masks wear,
  • two metres Safety distance adhere to
  • Hand hygiene note,
  • Spaces well on a regular basis ventilate,
  • stay at home if there are signs of Covid 19 disease and infection be sure to contact [email protected]

Current measures

Thebuilding at the university locations are accessible to everyone during normal opening times. Please note the in the buildings Safety precautions and hygiene rules. The university buildings are closed from 7:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and can only be entered with a chip / key.

In addition to the courses offered virtually, there are also Lectures and exams in presence. As a prerequisite for participation in classroom appointments in teaching and research (courses, exams, excursions, laboratory internships), a negative COVID-19 test has to be presented since April 12, 2021 (test requirement). People who can show evidence of a low epidemiological risk (vaccination, disease) are exempt from this test requirement for different periods of time, depending on the evidence.

Learning places in the university buildings can only be used by students in exceptional cases and with mandatory use of the contact tracing system. This includes the following exceptional cases: Students do not have a sufficient internet connection at home to be able to take part in the virtual teaching. Students take part in a face-to-face course and have a virtual lecture immediately before or after.

Test stations on campus: Antigen tests without prior registration for students and employees

From April 27th: Registration takes place directly on site using a QR code and is only possible with the university email address (@ uibk.ac.at or @ student.uibk.ac.at). Only one registration is required on the respective campus and the personal QR code is therefore valid for every further test on the same campus. The results will follow shortly after the test via SMS and email:

Campus technology (Technical sciences, first aid room, ground floor)

  • Monday & Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Innrain campus (Container in front of the main building)

  • Monday & Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Universitätsstrasse campus (SOWI, first aid room, ground floor)

  • Every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

At the Campus sports There is a public test opportunity as part of the “Tirol tests” initiative (Burkia car park), without registration and seven days a week from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

At Holidays Find no Tests take place.

Please note that the opening times of the test stations may change.

TheUniversity library offers a comprehensive range of electronic media. The reading rooms can be used by booking an appointment. Further information at www.uibk.ac.at/ulb.

At theUniversity Sports Institute (USI) selected courses have been taking place again since May 17th: usi.uibk.ac.at/usi.

The courses of the Language center will also take place in the summer semester 2021 with online lessons: www.uibk.ac.at/sprachenzentrum/.

Party traffic in the Study Department and in the Examination papers is still possible after making an appointment in person. lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/public/sta_terminfrage.main or appointments.uibk.ac.at/ea/fakultaeten-servicestelle.

Some locations of thecanteen are opened. You can find the opening times here: www.mensen.at

Meetings and Meetings should continue to be carried out virtually if possible, research-related events (e.g. conferences, symposia) can take place again after approval: www.uibk.ac.at/public-relations/veranstaltungen/

Business trips are possible again from June 1st within the framework of the current regulation. Travel to COVID risk areas is prohibited.

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Letter to students at the start of the semester

Do you have questions? Then write to the coronavirus hotline: [email protected]

Further content:

FAQ about the coronavirus and the measures

Whom can I contact?

Sick people should contact the Austrian health advice service at Telephone number 1450(without dialing code from all networks). If you have been diagnosed with a reportable illness or if there is an urgent suspicion, please inform us immediately the central hotline: [email protected]

With the online questionnaire from Control center Tyrol With just a few questions, it can be clarified whether or not someone is classified as a suspected case according to the current definition of the Austrian Ministry of Health. Should you own theSuspicionhave suffered from COVID-19, please contact your family doctor or the hotline 1450 immediately.

If you have any questions or questions, please contact the Coronavirus hotline of the State of Tyrol on +43 800 80 80 30 or the AGES 24-hour information line on +43 800 555 621. Psychologists and life coaches are available at theCorona worry hotline 0800 400 120 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Do I have to report it if I am infected with the coronavirus or have had contact with infected people?

In accordance with the university's duty of care, we ask all people who have been in contact with a person infected with COVID19 or who have been found to be infected with COVID19 to contact thecentral hotline: [email protected], stating the following data:

First and last name, telephone number, address, brief key data on the contact (when, for how long or contact in which form).

How can you protect yourself against the coronavirus?

The most important and most effective measures for personal protection as well as for the protection of other people from infection with pathogens causing respiratory infections are good hand hygiene, correct coughing etiquette, maintaining the minimum distance (2 meters) and regular ventilation of rooms.

And please observe the safety precautions and hygiene regulations on campus.

Test obligation: How can I provide evidence?

A negative COVID-19 test has to be presented since April 12, 2021 as a prerequisite for participation in classroom appointments in teaching and research (courses, examinations, excursions, laboratory internships) (mandatory test). Rapid antigen tests (max. 48 h old) and PCR tests (max. 72 h old) from a recognized public test facility (e.g. doctors, pharmacies, test lanes) are permitted. Gargle tests and self-tests are not recognized due to the low hit rate.

People who can provide evidence of a low epidemiological risk are exempt from this test requirement at the University of Innsbruck for different periods of time, depending on the evidence. The following applies as evidence of a low epidemiological risk:

  • Persons who can present a medical confirmation of a COVID-19 infection that has been overcome in the last six months and that has been confirmed by molecular biology are exempt from the test requirement for 6 months (from the first positive PCR test).
  • People who can present a separation decision (not older than 6 months) are exempt from the test requirement for 6 months.
  • Persons with proof of the neutralizing antibodies (not older than 3 months) are exempt from the test requirement for 3 months.
  • Proof of vaccination with a centrally approved vaccine against COVID-19:
    • From the 22nd day after the first vaccination, the vaccinated person is exempt from the obligation to test for 3 months.
    • After receiving the second vaccination, the vaccinated person is exempt from the obligation to test for 9 months from the first vaccination.
    • From the 22nd day after vaccination with vaccines for which only one vaccination is intended, the vaccinated person is exempt from the obligation to test for 9 months.
    • Vaccinated persons who can show a positive molecular biological test for COVID-19 or proof of neutralizing antibodies at least 21 days before the vaccination are exempt from the test requirement for 9 months.

Will there be public events at the university in the near future?

Research-related events (e.g. conferences, symposia) can take place again with appropriate security measures after approval: www.uibk.ac.at/public-relations/veranstaltungen.

Which regulations apply at the university library?

TheUniversity and State Library offers a comprehensive range of electronic media. Lending is possible from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The reading rooms are open and can be used by booking an appointment. Further information at www.uibk.ac.at/ulb.

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Additional Information ...

... can be found on the websites of the Ministry of Health and Science and the State of Tyrol: