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Coronavirus Updates

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September 15, 2021, 10:45 am

Teaching and Learning in winter semester 21/22

As announced, most courses are scheduled with on-campus attendance, information on the mode in which your courses & exams will take place can be found in the course catalog (VVZ) or syllabus on LEARN, as well as in the exam schedules for the exam weeks.

Your personal decision to get vaccinated is the only way our campus can be and remain filled with life and learning.
Starting Tuesday September 21, 2021, you can also get vaccinated directly on campus, next to the cafeteria, without registering. Details will be available soon on the website of "Impfservice Wien".
The framework conditions for teaching at the WU campus (from today's perspective):
  • 3G-rule (in German for Getestet, Geimpft, Genesen: Tested, Vaccinated, Recovered)'
    You need a valid 3G proof in German or English to enter the buildings of WU and to participate in courses and exams on Campus.

  • 3G-controls
    Can be carried out centrally in front of the buildings as well as decentralized by your lecturers.

    • Please be on site 30-45 minutes before the start of the courses/exams (delays especially during peak times possible)

    • Please have your 3G proof as well as a photo ID at hand

    • Please always take a printout of the proof with you

  • Mouth and nose protector / FFP2 mask
    There is currently no obligation to wear masks in the buildings or during courses and exams, but it is strongly recommended to wear one during the controls and in buildings. You may be required to briefly remove your mask in order to establish your identity, e.g. during examinations.

  • WU Check-In, attendance requirement and contact tracing

    • Check in for each course/exam: WU Check-In, even if attendance is not required. You can find the seat number directly on the table (instructions and FAQs).

    • If no clear data is available, all potential contacts must be reported to the health authorities.

    • The attendance information from WU Check-in is available to the lecturers for recording the attendance of courses with compulsory attendance.

    • According to the current status, no hygiene distances apply, so each seat is marked (blue dot). For exams, the seats marked in pink can be used.

  • Notification of COVID-19 disease
    If you are tested positive for COVID-19 (a positive PCR test result), please also report this to WU: COVID-19 Report Form.

However, the current situation is still complex and dynamic. Should the legal framework change or measures have to be adapted due to the general situation, you will receive the information again via e-mail.

FAQs for students

Current security measures (updated September 27, 2021)

How to … Corona @ WU? (updated September 23, 2021)

Corona Vaccination (September 15, 2021)

In-house Contact Tracing and WU Check-in (updated September 1, 2021)

Teaching and learning activities (updated September 15, 2021)

Examinations (updated September 15, 2021)

FAQ on legal issues

Library (updated August 25, 2021)

Rental lockers on Campus WU (updated July 21, 2021)

Service units (updated August 25, 2021)

Tuition Fees / ÖH dues (updated July 12, 2021)

Graduation ceremonies (updated June 21, 2021)

Exchange Semester and International Short Programs

Executive Academy

General information, links, and hotlines (updated November 23, 2020)

(Extraordinary) civilian service / militia service (updated June 29, 2020)

For urgent questions, please contact our team via email: studentsupport@wu.ac.at