Coronavirus: Continued restrictions at the university

Due to the general measures taken to contain the pandemic, face-to-face lectures and examinations will be offered only very selectively until further notice. Events and meetings will generally take place virtually. The buildings will remain open.

FAQ for students and applicants

FAQ for lectures (eCampus)

FAQ for employees (Intranet)

We act responsibly:

    • Wear FFP-2 masks in all general areas,
    • Keep two 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

Current measures

The buildings on the university campuses remain open to the public during normal opening hours. Please follow the 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.

Until further notice, courses are generally held virtually. The only exceptions are courses that take place in laboratories. Until further notice, exams can generally not take place in presence, but must be switched to virtual (or postponed). Exceptions to this rule are individual examinations and commissional final examinations, which can take place in attendance, provided that all necessary security precautions are taken and the attendance is precisely documented.

Learning areas in the university buildings can only be used by students in exceptional cases and with the mandatory use of the contact tracing system. Exceptional cases are: Students do not have a sufficient internet connection at home to participate in virtual teaching, students participate in a classroom teaching event and have a virtual class directly before or after it.

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

From April 27: Data is collected on site using the university email address ( or 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 & Wednesday from 16:00-18:00
  • Tuesday & Thursday from 8:00-10:00

Campus Innrain (Container vor Hauptgebäude)

  • Monday & Wednesday from 8:30-10:30 
    Tuesday & Thursday from 16:00-18:00

Campus Universitätsstraße (SOWI, Erste-Hilfe-Raum, EG)

  • Wednesday from 11:30-12:30

There is a public testing opportunity at Campus Sport as part of "Tirol testet" (Parkplatz Burkia), without registration and seven days a week from 11:30-13:30 and 17:30-19:30.

There is no testing on public holidays.

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

The University Library offers a comprehensive range of electronic media. The reading rooms are open, please register online. Further information

At the University Sports Institute (USI) some courses will start on May 17th:

The courses of the Language Centre in the summer semester 2021 will be held via online teaching:

It is still possible to meet with parties in the Admission Department and in the Faculty Service Office/Examination Office by personal appointment: resp.

The Mensa facilities are partially open. You can find the opening hours here:

Events and meetings are only conducted virtually, business trips to COVID risk areas are not permitted.

Any questions? Then please contact the coronavirus hotline:

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:

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 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?

The current government regulations apply for the organization:

Which regulations apply at the University Library?

The University Library offers a comprehensive range of electronic media. Lending is possible from 09:00 to 16:00. The reading rooms are open, please register online. Further information is available at

FAQ for students

More Information on current developments and the general situation:


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