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Pandemic: Start into the winter semester

In the winter semester, many teaching and learning opportunities will once again take place in classrooms. As of October 1, all university buildings may only be entered with a valid 3-G certificate. The certificate will be checked by security personnel. Immunization opportunities are available and testing opportunities continue at the university.

FAQ for students and applicants

FAQ for lectures (eCampus)

FAQ for employees (Intranet)


We act responsibly:

    • 3-G certificate needed in all buildings,
    • Wear MNS- or FFP-2 masks in all general areas,
    • Keep one meter safety distance,
    • 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.

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. The buildings are closed from 7:30 pm till 6 am and can only be entered with a chip/key.

COVID-19 vaccination at Campus Innrain:

Vaccinations at Campus Innrain (Innrain 52g, Container 1 + 2 at the GEIWI forecourt):
  • Wednesday, 29.09.2021
  • Thursday, 30.09.2021
  • Monday, 04.10.2021
  • Tuesday, 05.10.2021
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

As of October 1, a 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.

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.

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.

At the University Sports Institute (USI), the course program will take place starting October 4. Program and registration: 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/

Business travel to high-risk areas is still prohibited. New regulations for climate-friendly travel will apply from October 1.

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

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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