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Notifications about the coronavirus



Since the beginning of December 2019, there have been increased cases of respiratory diseases caused by a novel corona virus (SARS-CoV-2). The pathogen is transmissible from person to person. In the meantime, cases of infection have been confirmed in all federal states. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the corona epidemic a pandemic and the Robert Koch Institute classifies the danger for Germany as 'high'. Strict measures are being taken nationwide to curb the spread of the virus. The number of people infected is also increasing massively in Germany.

The University of Freiburg is in constant contact with the responsible authorities and is following their recommendations in order to protect the health of its members as well as its guests and to enable rapid recovery in case of illness. The medical assessment of the responsible authorities is decisive for our actions. This website provides essential information, contact persons and recommendations for conduct since February 28, 2020. The information is continuously updated.

As a preventive measure, the university has set up a coordination team to deal with the consequences of the corona virus, in which all the competent departments of the central administration are involved. If you have any questions that cannot be answered by the information provided, please contact the coordination team.

The following guidelines and recommendations apply to all members of the University of Freiburg. Medical Center – University of Freiburg employees should refer to the special Medical Center Website for information that applies to them.

Provided that a regular course of study can be resumed on April 20, 2020, lectures for the summer semester will be held from May 11 to July 31, 2020.



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