COVID-19 Update (16.10.2020):

Change of Teaching

The University of Salzburg executive board is forced to react to the dramatic development of the Corona situation in the federal state of Salzburg with a restriction of classroom teaching.

This means that as of Monday, October 19, 2020, all courses that have so far been taught in a classroom will have to be converted to distance learning.  

Exceptions:

  • Laboratory and practical sports exercises can take place in coordination with course leaders
  • Work on Master and Bachelor theses will continue as normal
  • Library: Reading halls and media loaning services will remain open until further notice
  • Most of the International Office staff members continue working at their workplace.
  • The International Relations Department will stay closed.
  • Coming in is possible only in very urgent cases and by prior appointment with your programme coordinator!
  • We are planning to organize consultation-hours online via WEBEX. 
  • You can contact us by email or phone.

Further updates will be published on the University of Salzburg and office website.

We ask for your understanding and support. 

Students and staff planning travels to Salzburg/Austria or from Salzburg to other countries should stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak and may behave as recommended by national, local authorities. 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.   

More information:

If you have recently been travelling or are concerned, you may have symptoms, please stay at home and avoid contact with others.

Please call 1450 or use this link to guide you on next steps: www.sozialministerium.at/en.html

Please stay informed on the measures put in place by the Austrian authorities to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. These might change due to the development of the current situation! Therefore, check the COVID-19 info news channels regularly: https://www.oesterreich.gv.at/

Information with regard to future exchange activities:

Applications/Nominations of mobilities to the University of Salzburg during the next academic year a will be accepted - with regard to current COVID-19 measures.

The University of Salzburg Executive Board is considering implementing a mixture of on-site and distance learning. Details about how the courses will be held can be found in the course catalogue of the relevant departments: https://online.uni-salzburg.at/plus_online/webnav.ini


Please take the recommendations issued by the University of Salzburg Board into account and keep yourself informed by checking the homepage/emails regularly.

Studying in Salzburg

The number of international students coming to study at the University of Salzburg has increased over the past several years. Approximately 30 percent of all students studying at the university are foreign nationals. They either attend regular courses within the framework of an exchange program, or they are full-time, degree seeking students.

Information for Exchange Students Who Want to Study at the University of Salzburg within the Framework of a Bilateral Agreement

The information on the following pages is directed primarily towards those students who are full-time students at a university abroad and want to spend one semester or a whole year at the University of Salzburg within the framework of an exchange program (without seeking a degree from the University of Salzburg).

Information for International Students Who Want to Earn a Degree from the University of Salzburg

The international students who are seeking a degree from the University of Salzburg can find the relevant information on the homepage of the Student Service Centre. For more information on “Studying at an Austrian University” go to www.studyinaustria.at.

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