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Information on the Coronavirus

Current Status: 30 November 2020, 08:45

This page is regularly updated. Please note, that only the German version is binding. If you find no answer to your questions on this page, please send an e-mail to .

  • The adjustments already made at the university as of 02.11. also reflect the current regulation situation as of 01.12. There is a clarification regarding the use of the mouth and nose cover, according to which it must also be worn during meetings.
  • The implementing provision on Category II contact persons has been supplemented by a note on persons living in the same household.

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Current situation at the university

  • Special infection-preventing work specifications for the period 02.11. to 30.11.2020 were extended until 31.12.2020.
  • The hybrid semester with a combination of attendance and digital teaching continues.
  • The university's research, teaching and administrative rooms and libraries are open.
  • Student work and PC places are available in the libraries and PC rooms; places must be reserved online.
  • Personal counseling takes place mainly by telephone, web conference or e-mail.
  • Office space is usually only used by one person; flexible working hours are also available.
  • There is still no evidence of infection spreading within the university.
  • The infection rates in the district of Marburg-Biedenkopf and in Hesse have fallen since mid-November, but the 7-day incidence is still well over 100 per 100,000 inhabitants in almost all districts. There are therefore extensive restrictions on public and private life.

Please note the basic guidelines for members, relatives and guests of the Philipps-Universität during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the implementation regulations for the organization of work and studies.

The applicable ordinances and general decrees for Hesse can be found on the websites of the state government. There you will also find an overview of the Hessian escalation concept. For current regulations and information in the district of Marburg-Biedenkopf, please refer to the public announcements and press releases of the district. Please also visit the websites of the City of Marburg regularly for information.

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Information for our joint commitment

As members of the Philipps-Universität, we are working together to ensure that the university remains a place for research and study in presence and online in the winter semester 2020/21. Therefore, please inform yourself regularly and situation-specific about the applicable rules and the organization of science and studies:

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