Coronavirus: Measures and central information

Measures in place

Hybrid Semester

Only digital events are currently permitted at UDE.

Compulsory to wear a mask

At UDE, the obligation to wear a mouth-nose cover (mask) applies in principle. This requirement applies to students and lecturers in courses, to lecturers and participants in other events, in meetings, in all rooms and in waiting areas in front of buildings.

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All current regulations

All current regulations, measures and safety concepts as well as specifications for university operations during the Corona pandemic are available for downloading from a central location.

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Infection / Suspected infection

If you are a student, please contact,
as an employee please contact (Employees of the UDE are obliged under labour law to report a Covid19 infection or even the suspicion of an infection to their superiors and the personnel department).

To-do list in case of illness

Due to the overload of health offices, the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia has issued guidelines for citizens to follow even without written instructions from the authorities.

Security measures

Central contact point

Information on accessibility, services and regulations of UDE institutions can be found on the websites of the respective institution. If you have any further or general questions about how the University is dealing with the Corona pandemic, please contact our central contact point at:

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Diversity, inclusion, family-friendliness, equal opportunity (DIVG)

COVID-19 has radically changed everyday life and created a need for talks. UDE’s DIVG forum provides guidance, perspective and a space for exchange to university members. The forum is intended to encourage collaboration and discussions on the actual impact the current situation has on individuals and their lives.

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