change to remote learning and FAQs

From 11 March 2020 no courses / exams with student attendance will take place at the University of Vienna.

As issued by Government decree, all Austrian universities are closed for teaching, examination and event purposes

During this period, access to university buildings is restricted to employees and authorised persons. Teaching will take place in the form of remote learning (particularly via e-learning).

Please check your university email account and the University of Vienna webpage regularly to receive further information.

The temporary change aims to help prevent the further spread of SARS CoV-2 infections. 


The most pressing frequently asked questions for students are answered here:

FAQs for Students


University of Vienna info page (updated regularly):

Information Regarding Coronavirus


Please also follow the WHO's Basic protective measures against the new Coronavirus:

  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Maintain at least 1 metre distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
  • If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early


We are looking forward to seeing you again.

Until then,...

stay home and stay safe!!!

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