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Covid-19 Information

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The corona pandemic requires our special attention. Therefore, face-to-face consultation is very limited at the moment and can only be arranged in exceptional cases (by prior appointment). However, we will gladly take care of your request. Simply contact us by phone, e-mail or in one of our zoom consultation hours.

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General Information

As the future development of the situation is hard to predict, it is important to stay informed about the latest developments. We suggest to regularly check (one of the) the following websites:


Global situation

European situation

German situation

Situation in Bavaria

  • Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting, BR)
  • Bavaria (current regulations in Bavaria regarding contact restrictions, distance requirement, mask obligation, etc.)

Situation at the University of Regensburg (UR)



The Bayerische Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting, BR) is now providing Bavarian-specific information on the Coronavirus outbreak in several languages:

Arabic, Croatian, Italian, Turkish, Romanian

Organisation of the Summer Semester 2021

The lecture period at the UR starts on April 12, 2021 and ends on July 16, 2021.

The course offer for the summer semester 2021 is published in the online course catalog (LSF). Please read the course notes carefully (course start, modality, etc.).

Further information on the organization of the winter semester can be found on the official UR information website:

Information on dealing with the coronavirus 2019-nCov


International Exchange Students

If you plan to come to Regensburg for the summer semester 2021, please note:

  • The Intensive Language Course (ILC) takes place online.
  • The lecture period 2021 at the UR starts on April 12, 2021 and ends on July 16, 2021. The majority of the courses will probably take place online. Smaller seminars can also be taught on campus (in compliance with the distance regulations).
  • The course program for the summer semester 20211 has been published in the online course catalogue (LSF).
  • As soon as there is any news, the International Office will contact you by e-mail. Please check your mailbox regularly!
  • If you are coming to Regensburg from a so-called risk area and have questions regarding qurantine regulations, testing requirements, etc., please contact us (information on current risk areas, Robert-Koch-Institute).
  • Office hours: We can only offer limited face-to-face consultation at the moment. Please contact us beforehand to make an appointment, if you wish to come by in person. Otherwise, you can reach us by phone or email. We also offer online consultation via zoom. Just let us know, if you wish to zoom with us.

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Please also see the News Section for international exchange students.

UR-students (planning to go) abroad

If you are planning to go abroad, please keep informed about the current situation in the desired destination. Up-to-date and trustworthy information can be found on the websites of the relevant authorities, the Robert-Koch-Institute and the Federal Foreign Office.

We recommend that you register in the crisis prevention list of the Federal Foreign Office (Elefand).

Please also note the advice on the DAAD information website on coronavirus.

If you already are in the host country, follow the instructions of the respective partner university or internship institution. If you have decided to cancel your semester abroad, please contact us immediately.

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International Guest Researchers and PhD students

Please refer to the UR's official coronavirus website, which contains guidelines for employees, such as information on business trips or home office regulations.

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If you are having any further questions or concerns, please contact the Welcome Center.

⇒ Official UR-website: Information on dealing with the coronavirus 2019-nCov

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