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Information on the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)

Regulations on teaching and examinations are described separately under "Information for students and faculty".

Current Hygiene and Safety Regulations

Since 1 October 2022, a ‘Hygiene Concept for Work on Campus’  applies at the University of Cologne. It contains only a few essential specifications regarding the hygiene and protection measures of the University of Cologne.

The current hygiene and protection measures include:

  1. It is recommended to wear at least one medical mask in all indoor spaces of the university. For details, please see the applying hygiene concept.
  2. 3G checks in teaching rooms are suspended until further notice.

Please also take into account all other measures regulated and recommended in the above-mentioned hygiene concept. The hygiene concept is valid until 31.03.2023.
Please note that other regulations may apply to University Hospital Cologne and inform yourself in good time (for example



Information office

The University has set up an information office for students, faculty, and staff. It can be reached via the following e-mail address:

Information about the organization of crisis management is available here.