Number of cases Mainz: 0 (warning level Grün) Action plan

Number of cases campus Koblenz: 2 (warning level Gelb until 30.04.2021) Action plan

Number of cases campus Landau: 1 (warning level Gelb until 16.04.2021) Action plan

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Last modified on: April 8, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic continues to force us to be careful and cautious. We are adhering strictly to hygiene and distancing regulations because protecting the health of all students and employees is our top priority. As a result, traditional university life on campus will probably remain restricted for quite some time.

 

Infection levels at the University of Koblenz-Landau

 

Current warning level

The current warning level informs you about the occurrence of infections at the University of Koblenz-Landau. You can find out which warning level applies to a location on the university's website and on the pages of the Koblenz and Landau sites.

Details of the University of Koblenz-Landau's warning and action plan can be found on the site along with questions and answers on the hygiene concept.

 

Cases of infection

The University of Koblenz-Landau provides information here about specific Covid-19 cases in connection with events at the university, taking into account data protection, 

26.03.2021 - Coronavirus case at the Landau campus

At the Landau campus, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present.

Cases of infection more than a fortnight ago are listed as past cases. They are no longer relevant for determining the current warning levels at the sites.

17.03.2021 - Coronavirus case at the University's Präsidialamt in Mainz

At the Präsidialamt in Mainz, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present.

11.03.2021 - Coronavirus case at the University's Präsidialamt in Mainz

At the Präsidialamt in Mainz, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present.

11.03.2021 - Coronavirus case at the Koblenz campus

At the Koblenz campus, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present. 

18.02.2021 - Coronavirus case at the Landau campus

At the Landau campus, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present.

08.02.2021 - Coronavirus case at the Landau campus

At the Landau campus, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present.

18.01.2021 - Coronavirus case at the Koblenz campus

At the Koblenz campus, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present. 

13.01.2021 - Coronavirus case at the Landau campus

At the Landau campus, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present. 

17.12.2020 - 2 Coronavirus cases at the Landau campus

At the Landau campus, the university management team was notified of the infection of two persons with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present. 

12.12.2020 – Coronavirus case at the Koblenz campus

At the Koblenz campus, the university management team was notified of the infection of a person with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus. The responsible health department has been informed, and no further information is available at present.

  

Stay informed!

The pandemic is very dynamic. Please inform yourself regularly about the latest developments on how we are tackling the coronavirus at the university and especially at your respective location via the following channels:

 

The key points in summary

  • Courses with an absolutely necessary attendance component, which were also already allowed to take place until 16.12.2020, can take place.
  • Examinations can be conducted in attendance or in digital form. In the case of face-to-face examinations, the university's hygiene concept (German only) must be observed for the health protection of all participants. A list of frequently asked questions and answers on the hygiene concept is available in English. Examinations in digital form are governed by the new framework examination regulations (German only).

  • Events and examinations with an increased risk potential (sports, music, performing arts, art) require a re-evaluation by the Occupational Safety and Health Department, even if an exemption has been granted for classroom teaching.    

  • Research activities can take place in compliance with the hygiene concept.
  • The use of the online check-in is mandatory for all events, examinations and activities in presence. The Online check-in at face-to-face events ensures that, if necessary, contact can be traced by the health authorities. For online check-in we have compiled information for members of the university (with their own university e-mail address), special information for lecturers and information for guests of the university (without their own university e-mail address).
  • The libraries are open to the public to a limited extent. The local conditions at the two academic locations of Koblenz and Landau differ. Please refer to the university library website for further information.
  • The refectories and cafeterias at the locations in Koblenz and Landau have a changing, limited range of offers. You can find current information on the websites of the Koblenz Students' Union and the Vorderpfalz Students' Union.
  • The university buildings in Koblenz and Landau are closed to the public. Students are only allowed to enter the buildings on specific occasions and are instructed not to stay in the buildings beyond that.
  • Service and advice centres such as the students' union office, study offices, student advisory services and university examination offices can be reached by e-mail or telephone.


Information and regulations for students

Current information for the summer semester 2021 for students can be found here (German only).

International students: Please find additional info by the university's Welcome Center here.

 

Information and regulations for employees

Current information for employees can be found here (German only).

Important: When travelling on business, please observe the current regulations of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate regarding entry from risk areas.

 

Rules of conduct and hygiene

The coronavirus pandemic will probably continue to dominate our daily lives for a long time to come. Please adhere to the applicable hygiene, distance and mask rules. In this way, you will help to protect your own health and that of those around you and minimize the spread of the virus.

The current hygiene concept of the University of Koblenz-Landau can be found here (German only).

We have summarised the most important contents and rules on a separate page with questions and answers on the hygiene concept.

 

The most important rules of conduct and hygiene:
  • Maintain a distance from other people (at least 1.5 metres)
  • Do not shake hands or hug
  • Wash hands frequently and thoroughly with soap
  • Use disposable tissues, even for coughing and sneezing, alternatively: sneeze or cough into the crook of your arm. 
  • Ventilate closed rooms daily according to hygiene regulations
  • Mouth and nose covers provide effective protection for you and others, especially in situations where several people are meeting in public places for long periods of time or cannot reliably keep their distance

 

Mental health and counselling in the corona crisis

The following web pages are available in German only. Information on mental health in English can be found on the website of the Mental Health Foundation

  • Practical tips on mental health and many further links can be found on the portal of the Federal Center for Health Education (BZgA).
  • Information and acute help for parents, children and adolescents is offered by the counseling service Nummer gegen Kummer and the initiative Corona und Du.
  • Employees of the University of Koblenz-Landau can also obtain medical advice on psychological stress from the university's company medical service.
  • The brochure Stay happy, stay healthy provides suggestions for maintaining well-being during the pandemic. It was compiled by experts from the Department of Psychology at the University of Koblenz-Landau.
  • The Student Union Vorderpfalz provides many helpful services for students, from social to financial counselling. Information can be found at counselling.stw-vp.de.

 

Useful information on the Internet

Please inform yourself regularly about the current health situation from reliable and trustworthy sources. Here are some recommended sites:

We recommend that you download the Corona Alert App to your smartphone.