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The health and safety of students, teachers and employees is top priority for the FH Kufstein Tirol.

Covid-19 Information

05.07.2021 | General
All updates, current rules of conduct, opening times and other important measures with regards to Corona for the 2020/21 winter semester at the FH Kufstein Tirol can be found here.

Update May 12th, 2021: Gradual opening for research and learning groups

The current Covid-19 situation allows for first opening steps for research, learning and project groups as of Wednesday, May 19th, 2021. The teaching/lecture operation of the FH Kufstein Tirol remains online via distance learning until the end of the semester.

The teaching/lecture operation of the FH Kufstein Tirol will remain online via distance learning until the end of the semester. Nevertheless, first opening steps for research, learning and project groups as well as laboratories are possible under strict hygiene precautions (see details in the internal portal fh.checkin).

A gradual opening of the FH Kufstein Tirol building for small groups will take place from Wednesday, May 19th, 2021. The library/kubi will continue operation with limited opening hours.

The health of all university staff and students is a top priority so that another semester can be completed without restrictions or time delays. All university members will be notified immediately of any adjustments to academic and instructional activities.

More Updates

After current assessment of the Covid-19 situation and considering different regional travel restrictions, FH Kufstein Tirol will continue operating online until the end of June.

Study and teaching operations at the FH Kufstein Tirol will continue via distance learning until the end of June.

It is still not possible to open the building of the FH Kufstein Tirol. Only the library/kubi can continue operations with limited opening hours.

The health of university staff and students is a top priority, so that another semester can be completed without restrictions or time delays. If the overall situation eases, all members of the university will be informed immediately of any appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching schedule.

As of Wednesday, February 10th, 2021, a new Covid-19 entry regulation for Austria goes into effect. This requires registration and a negative test result (PCR or antigen tests) for university members/commuters upon entry. The FH Kufstein Tirol continues to rely on online operation until the end of April.

Study and teaching operations at the FH Kufstein Tirol will continue via distance learning and mobile working until the end of April.

It is still not possible to open the building of the FH Kufstein Tirol. Only the library/kubi can resume operations with limited opening hours.

The health of university staff and students is a top priority, so that another semester can be completed without restrictions or time delays. If the overall situation eases, all members of the university will be informed immediately of any appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching schedule.

To further contain the Covid-19 pandemic and based on the lockdown extensions in Austria, the FH Kufstein Tirol continues to rely on online operations until the end of April.

The study and teaching operations at the FH Kufstein Tirol will continue via distance learning and mobile working until the end of April. Exceptions are possible in compliance with strict hygiene measures for urgently needed laboratory exercises, important exams and lectures that cannot be held online. The affected students/lecturers will be informed separately.

Please note: from now on, it is required to use FFP2 masks in the university buildings!

A comprehensive opening of the building of the FH Kufstein Tirol is still not possible, which is why the Cafe.04 & Diner and FH library/kubi remain closed. The Infopoint is manned in order to handle necessary operations taking place in the FH building. The measures are valid until the end of April.

The health of university staff and students is a top priority, so that another semester can be completed without restrictions or time delays. If the overall situation eases, all members of the university will be informed immediately of any appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching schedule.

Due to the different lockdown measures in Austria and Germany to further contain the Covid 19 pandemic, all FH members are affected. Therefore, the FH Kufstein Tirol continues to rely on online operation until the end of the winter semester.

The study and teaching operations at the FH Kufstein Tirol will continue via distance learning and mobile working until the end of the winter semester. Exceptions are possible in compliance with strict hygiene measures for urgently needed laboratory exercises, important exams and lectures that cannot be held online. The affected students/lecturers will be informed separately.

A comprehensive opening of the building of the FH Kufstein Tirol is still not possible, which is why the Cafe.04 & Diner remain closed. The FH library/kubi is open with restrictions (see Webpage kubi). The Infopoint is manned in order to handle necessary operations taking place in the FH building. The measures are valid until the end of the winter semester.

The health of university staff and students is a top priority, so that another semester can be completed without restrictions or time delays. If the overall situation eases, all members of the university will be informed immediately of any appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching schedule.

The ongoing lockdown in Austria serves the further containment of the Covid-19 Pandemic - therefore the FH Kufstein Tirol continues its online operation.

The study and teaching operations of the FH Kufstein Tirol are maintained by distance learning and mobile working; exceptions are urgently necessary laboratory exercises, which are possible again under strict hygiene precautions. The students/lecturers concerned will be informed separately.

A comprehensive opening of the FH Kufstein Tirol building is not yet possible, so the Cafe.04 & Diner will remain closed, but the FH library/kubi will be reopened with restrictions. The measures will apply from December 7th and are expected to last until the beginning of January 2021.

Since corona mass tests are currently being conducted in Austria, we ask all university-participants with positive results to also report to Coronafh-kufstein.ac.at - as the university is still obliged to report positive corona cases!

The health of university staff and students is a top priority, so that another semester can be completed without restrictions or time delays. If the overall situation eases, all members of the university will be informed immediately of any appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching schedule.

Due to the intensified lockdown in Austria - starting from Nov. 17th, 2020 - the building of the FH Kufstein Tirol is preventively closed. University operation is solely online.  

The study and teaching operations of the FH Kufstein Tirol are maintained by Distance Learning and mobile working. The building of the FH Kufstein Tirol, as well as the Infopoint, Cafe.04, Diner and the FH library/kubi are closed. The measures are expected to remain in place until Dec. 6th, 2020.

The health of university members has the highest priority, as well as ensuring students have access to course content and can complete another semester without restrictions or delays. If the overall situation relaxes, all university members will be informed immediately about appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching operations.

Due to the new lockdown in Austria from Nov. 3rd, 2020, the operations at the FH Kufstein Tirol will be adjusted preventively.

The FH Kufstein Tirol’s hybrid organizational form will continue unhindered, but distance learning will be drastically increased. Particularly important in-person teaching will still take place on campus under strict hygiene measures (e.g. lab work and research).

The FH Kufstein Tirol will remain open to provide necessary services on site.

Effective immediately, the free learning and recreation zones for students and visitors will be closed, including the Brown Study work area and the reading rooms in the library. For group work, we strongly recommend for all students switch to virtual meetings!

Still available with limited opening hours are the FH library/kubi (only lending and return) and Cafe.04 & Diner (only take away).

The health of university members has the highest priority, as well as ensuring students have access to course content and can complete another semester without restrictions or delays. If the overall situation relaxes, all university members will be informed immediately about appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching operations.

Due to the new lockdown in Austria from Nov. 3rd, 2020, the operations at the FH Kufstein Tirol will be adjusted preventively.

The FH Kufstein Tirol’s hybrid organizational form will continue unhindered, but distance learning will be drastically increased. Particularly important in-person teaching will still take place on campus under strict hygiene measures (e.g. lab work and research).

The FH Kufstein Tirol will remain open to provide necessary services on site. The FH library/kubi and Cafe.04 & Diner are available with limited opening hours.

The health of university members has the highest priority, as well as ensuring students have access to course content and can complete another semester without restrictions or delays. If the overall situation relaxes, all university members will be informed immediately about appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching operations.

Rising numbers of infections and increasingly restrictive Covid-19 measures by states, regions and employers, which make it more and more difficult for students and lecturers to travel to Kufstein, require a rapid adjustment of university operations.

The use of online teaching methods within the current hybrid organizational form of the FH Kufstein Tirol will therefore temporarily be increased. Where necessary, important lectures will continue to take place in person on campus.

The health of university members has the highest priority, as well as ensuring students have access to course content and can complete another semester without restrictions or delays.

If the overall situation relaxes, all university members will be informed immediately about appropriate adjustments in the study and teaching operations.

Despite the current tightened government measures to contain the corona pandemic, the FH Kufstein Tirol can continue its studies unhindered.

The measures put in place by the State of Tyrol do not affect the operation of the FH Kufstein Tirol. The mixture of online and in-person teaching as well as our consistent hygiene and prevention concept make a safe coexistence on campus possible. Our gratitude goes to all university members: students, lecturers and service staff who support and implement the measures with great discipline.

Solely the Cafe.04 and Diner on campus now operate with restricted opening hours and mandatory registration via QR code or completed written form. New opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 8 AM – 1 PM; Fri: 8 AM - 4 PM; Sat: 8 AM to 1 PM.

Students are recommended to carry an official commuter certificate for crossing the border, issued by the FH Kufstein Tirol.

This commuter certificate is necessary for all German students at the FH Kufstein Tirol for entering Austria and returning to Germany, as well as Austrian students at the FH Kufstein Tirol who live in Germany.

You can download the application form in the student portal fh.checkin. The completed form can be submitted for approval digitally via the Study Management ticket system. The approved commuter certificate will be sent to your student e-mail address.

Important information for crossing the border:

  • The commuter certificate from the FH Kufstein Tirol must be stamped, signed and printed in color and is to be presented at the border upon request.
  • The obligation to present a valid passport or passport substitute and, if applicable, a valid residence permit remains unaffected.
  • If traveling by car, the commuter certificate can be placed in the windshield to speed up the inspection.
  • Students are recommended to have their student card and a current confirmation of enrollment with them.
  • Austrian students living in Germany should also have a confirmation of registration from Germany with them.

External lecturers are advised to request an additional confirmation from HR Management ( personalfh-kufstein.ac.at) stating they are teaching as an external lecturer at the FH Kufstein Tirol.

Since Friday, September 25, 2020, there is also a German travel warning for Tyrol. The course of study is currently not impaired by this warning, as commuters and persons who stay less than 48 hours in Austria (Tyrol) continue to be able to enter and depart without restrictions.

Since many lectures are also held in presence at the FH Kufstein Tirol, we ask you to pay attention to the direct information of the respective study courses.

FH Contact for Covid-19 Cases

Corona Hotline: +43 676 6652030

Monday to Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 2 PM

coronafh-kufstein.ac.at

What should I do in case of Covid-19 symptoms?

  • For individuals living in Austria:
    If you have Covid-19 symptoms (cough, sore throat, fever…), call the Austrian Health Advice at 1450 (from phones without Austrian registration: +43 1 1450).
  • For individuals living in Germany:
    If you have Covid-19 symptoms (cough, sore throat, fever…), contact your general doctor or the on-call service at 116117.

If you have been ordered to take a Covid-19 test, please inform us immediately on the above-mentioned FH Corona Hotline.

Preventive Measures

University access restricted - tested, vaccinated or recovered persons only:

Testet: Proof of a negative test (SARS-CoV-2)

  • Validity of PCR-test 72h
  • Antigen-test 48h (authorized testing center)
  • Self-tests (antigen) 24h

Vaccinated: Proof of vaccination

  • Valid from 22 days after the 1st vaccination.

Recovered

  • Medical or official certificate after SARSCoV-2 infection (valid 6 months)
  • Proof of antibodies (valid 3 months)

Face mask requirement for certain areas!

Bring your own face mask with you. Face masks must be worn in all buildings of the university until

  • when staying in the FH library/kubi
  • when staying in the Cafe.04 & Diner

Stay at home if you feel ill!

Do not come to the university if you have any signs of illness.
Please inform us in case of a Covid-19 infection!
Corona Hotline: +43 676 6652030
coronafh-kufstein.ac.at

Further Points of Contact

You can find important links and information on the websites of the Ministry of Health and Science and the State of Tyrol.

This page will be updated regularly. Should the situation change, you will find all relevant information here.

Stay healthy!