Regulations for Courses and Exams Depending on Incidence Levels

 
Last updated: September 27, 2021

In-person events (Lectures, seminars, tutorials), written and oral exams, practicals, excursions, and exam reviews in closed rooms

In-person events possible

Virtual formats recommended with more than 200 participants*
Risk assessments required for events or rooms (advice via the Occupational Protection Staff Unit)
3G check required**
Face masks not required when seated (since there will be a 3G check)
Mask-wearing highly recommended
Physical distancing highly recommended (or seating plan akin to a checkerboard pattern)
Central study spaces

3G check required**

Face masks not required when seated (since there will be a 3G check)
Mask-wearing highly recommended
Physical distance highly recommended (or seating plan akin to a checkerboard pattern)
Non-central study spaces

Approval via Occupation Protection required

Supervision by designated responsible person ensured during the opening hours
3G check required**
Face masks not required when seated (since there will be a 3G check)
Mask-wearing highly recommended
Physical distance highly recommended (or seating plan akin to a checkerboard pattern)
Congresses, symposia, third-party events

3G check required**

Face masks not required when seated (since there will be a 3G check)
Mask-wearing highly recommended
Physical distance highly recommended (or seating plan akin to a checkerboard pattern)
For more than 100 people attending without a fixed seating plan: Hygiene Concept must be submitted to the local health department (advice from the Occupation Protection Staff Unit possible)

* Legally, a higher number of participants is permitted. A higher number of participants in attendance is not recommended, among other things because of the time required for admissions.

** The head of the respective university institution or event management is responsible for compliance with the 3G regulation. In doing so, proof of each participant’s compliance with the 3G regulation shall be verified. Identity verification can be limited to a spot check. Participants who do not provide the necessary 3G proof will be excluded from the respective event in accordance with the university’s rights as householder.

The following count as proof of compliance with the 3G regulation:

  • Proof of being fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior (see: https://www.pei.de/impfstoffe/covid-19)
  • Proof of having recovered from a coronavirus infection (in German or English):
    • Individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 in the previous six months (and at least 28 days prior) (positive PCR test) or
    • those who have recovered from COVID-19 (more than six months prior) and have had a first vaccination (14 days after the vaccination (see also https://www.pei.de/impfstoffe/covid-19)
  • Proof of being tested:
    • Negative test result from a test center (no older than 48 hours) or
    • A self-test performed under supervision for a course or exam (organized and supervised by the respective university institution)