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COVID-19: The current semester

Fortunately, the COVID-19 infection figures are also developing positively at the University of Innsbruck in line with expectations. Due to the joint implementation of the measures in the last months/years, there were no serious chains of infection within the university. Due to the developments, all COVID-19 measures will be lifted for the time being as of May 9, 2022.

Current measures

The buildings at the university locations are accessible to all persons during normal opening hours. For the time being, COVID-19 measures are no longer in effect at the University of Innsbruck. However, the following recommendations still apply:

  • Common safety precautions & hygiene procedures (including hand hygiene, disinfection of surfaces, regular ventilation, etc.).
  • recommended minimum distance: 1m
  • Wearing an FFP2 mask, especially if it is not possible to keep an appropriate distance to other people or if the situation makes it necessary
  • Stay at home if you have any signs of Covid-19 disease and report any infections to corona@uibk.ac.at (and to arbeitsmedizin@uibk.ac.at in cc)!

Please also always refer to the latest rector team mailing.

 

The reduced seating capacity was lifted at the beginning of the summer semester. This means that rooms can once again be fully occupied for courses as well as for science and research-related events. 

Courses take place as shown in the course catalog.

Testing and Covid-19 vaccination at the University

COVID-19 vaccination:

The offer of COVID-19 vaccination at the University of Innsbruck will continue. The COVID-19 vaccination will take place in the course of the consultation-hours of the occupational medicine.

Due to the vaccine order, vaccination is possible only by appointment (at least 5 days before the appointment):: https://appointments.uibk.ac.at/ea/arbeitsmedizin

The Covid-19 vaccination will take place at Josef-Hirn-Strasse 5-7 (9th floor, occupational medicine).

For more information: https://www.uibk.ac.at/de/intranet/2021/coronavirus-aktuelle-informationen/

For questions, please contact corona@uibk.ac.at

 Covid vaccination: The most important at a glance; Vaccination dates at the university

Testing stations on campus: antigen testing without pre-registration for students and employees

The test stations at Campus Technik and Campus Innrain will remain open until May 31, 2022.

Data is collected on site using the university email address (@uibk.ac.at or @student.uibk.ac.at) and transmitted via QR code scan. Results follow shortly after the test via SMS and/or email: 

Campus Technik (Technische Wissenschaften, Erste-Hilfe-Raum, EG)

  • Monday: 08:30 – 10:00
  • Wednesday: 10:45 – 12:15

Campus Innrain (Container vor Hauptgebäude)

  • Monday: 10:45 – 12:15
  • Wednesday: 08:30 – 10:00

Campus Universitätsstraße (Erste-Hilfe-Raum, EG

  • This test station remains closed for the time being. We refer to the test station at Campus Innrain.

Employees also have the opportunity to be tested by the Occupational Health Services (ONLY by making an appointment in advance by email to corona@uibk.ac.at and arbeitsmedizin@uibk.ac.at).

There is no testing on public holidays.

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

Further measures at the University of Innsbruck

Also, 3-G proof is no longer required for use of the University Library. The FFP2 mask requirement has been lifted for the time being. All library facilities are open. If using a reading room, an online reservation is required in advance. More information at www.uibk.ac.at/ulb.

The federal regulations in the area of mass sports apply to participation in USI sports courses. All information or possible changes can be found here: usi.uibk.ac.at/usi 

The courses of the Language Center will also take place in the summer semester 2022 with online teaching:  www.uibk.ac.at/sprachenzentrum.

It is still possible to meet with parties in the Admission Department (lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/public/sta_terminanfrage.main ) and in the Faculty Service Office/Examination Office (lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/public/sta_terminanfrage.prv_main) by personal appointment.

Meetings are to continue to be held virtually wherever possible. For face-to-face work meetings, ensure that all participants feel comfortable in the setting.

Science and research-related events (academic celebrations, meetings, congresses, etc.) can take place. Buffets and catering are allowed again. A 3-G certificate is no longer required for participation in an event. The FFP2 mask requirement has also been lifted for the time being. Application and information from the Public Relations Office: www.uibk.ac.at/public-relations/veranstaltungen/

For business trips and excursions, no authorization and no registration with the Corona Working Group is required anymore. Business trips to high-risk areas (= security level 6) are still not permitted.

Any questions? Then please contact the coronavirus hotline: corona@uibk.ac.at

More information: 

FAQ on coronavirus and current measures

Whom should one contact? Persons with symptoms should contact the health advice centre on 1450 (without area code from all networks). If you have been diagnosed with a compulsorily notifiable disease or if there is a strong suspicion, please write to the Coronavirus Hotline of the University of Innsbruck: corona@uibk.ac.at. With the online questionnaire of the Leitstelle Tirol, it is possible to clarify with just a few questions whether or not someone is classified as a suspicious case according to the current definition of the Austrian Ministry of Health. In case of uncertainties or questions, you can also contact the Coronavirus Hotline of the province of Tyrol at +43 800 80 80 30 or the 24-hour Infoline of the AGES at +43 800 555 621. Between 8 and 20 o'clock psychologists and counselors are available on the Corona Helpline 0800 400 120.  If I am infected with the coronavirus or have had contact with infected people, do I have to report it? In accordance with the university's duty of care, all persons who have been in contact with a SARS-CoV-2 infected person or who have been diagnosed with an infection are asked to contact the Coronavirus Hotline of the University corona@uibk.ac.at with the following information: First and last name, telephone number, address, brief key data on the contact (when, how long, contact in which form). How can one protect oneself against the coronavirus? The most important and effective measures for personal protection as well as for the protection of others against infection with respiratory pathogens are good hand hygiene, correct coughing and keeping a minimum distance (2 meter).  And please follow the safety precautions and hygiene regulations on campus.    Will there be public events at the university in the near future? Science and research-related events (academic celebrations, meetings, congresses, etc.) can take place. Buffets and catering are allowed again. A 3-G certificate is no longer required for participation in an event. The FFP2 mask requirement has also been lifted for the time being. Application and information from the Public Relations Office: www.uibk.ac.at/public-relations/veranstaltungen/  FAQ for students Examination offices (in English) ÖH Innsbruck (in German) More Information on current developments and the general situation: Information of the Region of the Tyrol (in English) Information of the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (in English) Information of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (in German)