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Pandemic: The winter semester

Science November 22, 2021, almost all courses and exams will once again take place in virtual form. Currently, all buildings of the university may only be entered with a valid 3-G certificate and FFP2 masks. The 3-G proof will be randomly checked by security personnel. Vaccination services and testing opportunities at the university will continue.

Current measures

The buildings on the university campuses are open to all persons during normal opening hours. Only enter the buildings with a valid 3-G certificate and please follow safety precautions and hygiene regulations.

    • 3-G certificate (+ identity card) needed in all buildings
    • Wear FFP-2 masks in lectures, in the library, at all events and in general areas. According to the province of Tyrol, masks are not required at workplaces and seats if other suitable protective measures are taken. 
    • Compliance with the minimum distance of 1m
    • Observe hand hygiene
    • Well ventilate rooms regularly
    • Stay at home if you have any signs of Covid-19 disease and report any infections to corona@uibk.ac.at

Please also always refer to the latest rector team mailing.

3-G certificate (tested - vaccinated - recovered) is required to stay in all buildings of the University of Innsbruck! Security personnel will carry out checks. Lecturers in the courses may also conduct checks. Differing from federal regulation, an antigen test at the university may be up to 48h old. Antigen self-tests with or without QR code are NOT valid as of now!

Testing and Covid-19 vaccination at the University

COVID-19 vaccination at Campus Innrain:

Vaccinations at Campus Innrain (Innrain 52g, Container 2 at the GEIWI forecourt):
  •     Wednesday, 24.11.2021, 09:30 – 10:30
  •     Wednesday, 01.12.2021, 15:30 – 17:00
  •     Wednesday, 15.12.2021, 15:30 – 17:00
  •     Wednesday, 22.12.2021, 15:30 – 17:00
Register as soon as possible (at least 5 days before vaccination date!): https://appointments.uibk.ac.at/ea/corona-impfung

Further Informationen: https://community.uibk.ac.at/web/intranet/covid-impfung

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

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

  • Mittwoch: 13:00 – 13:45 Uhr (ab 06.10.2021)

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

A 3-G certificate is required to use the University Library. 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.

As of November 15, 2021, participation in theUniversity Sports Institute (USI) course program is only possible with a valid 2-G certificate: usi.uibk.ac.at/usi

The courses of the Language Center will also take place in the winter semester 2021/22 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. The University's facilities are open to both science and research-related events as well as external events. Requests and information at the Public Relations Office: www.uibk.ac.at/public-relations/veranstaltungen/

All official travel abroad that falls within the period from November 22, 2021 to January 09, 2022 must be reported to corona@uibk.ac.at. Travel to areas with security level 4 or 5 (travel warnings by the BMEIA) additionally requires approval by the Corona Working Group. Official travel abroad to high-risk areas is still not possible.

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. 

Compulsory testing: How can I provide documentation?

As of October 1, a 3-G certificate (tested - vaccinated - recovered) is required to stay in all buildings of the University of Innsbruck! Security staff will check you regularly. Supervisors and lecturers can also carry out checks.

The current official regulations regarding the 3-G regulation can be found here: www.sozialministerium.at/Informationen-zum-Coronavirus/Coronavirus---Haeufig-gestellte-Fragen/FAQ-Testarten-Testnachweise.html Unlike the federal regulation, an antigen test may be up to 48h old at the university.

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

The university is open for science and research related events as well as outside events. These events are still to be applied for via the Public Relations Office. For details on the application process as well as the detailed security requirements (especially the requirement of a 3-G certificate), please refer to the following website: www.uibk.ac.at/public-relations/veranstaltungen.

 

FAQ for students

More Information on current developments and the general situation:

 


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