Coronavirus: Measures taken

Update 18.03.2020

For the protection of our students, staff and guests and to contain the spread of the coronavirus as effectively as possible as part of our social responsibility, the management of KLU has decided to close the campus starting from Monday, March 23. The campus will be shut down initially for one week. Information on a possible prolongation of this period will be given in due time.  

KLU will remain fully operational during this period. All teaching for our students is moved online, professors and staff continue to work from home.

All measures already taken will remain in effect (see below). For all measures, our priorities are to protect our students, staff and guests, and for our students to have as little interruption to their studies as possible.

 

Update 16.03.2020
 

In view of the current developments regarding the coronavirus and in accordance with the General Ruling of the Hamburg Senate for the containment purposes of the coronavirus in Hamburg, KLU will cancel or postpone all events on KLU campus until the end of May. Event partners and participants will be informed about the next steps by the organizers.
For all further events later this year, decisions will be made and communicated in a timely manner.

All measures already taken will remain in effect (see below). For all measures, our priorities are to protect our students, staff and guests, and for our students to have as little interruption to their studies as possible.

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General ruling for the containment purposes of the Coronavirus in Hamburg

 

Update 13.03.2020

In view of the current developments regarding the coronavirus the management of KLU has decided that KLU will move all teaching online and cease in situ teaching for the 4th quarter of this academic year. Online teaching will start this coming Monday, March 16 and is expected to continue for the entire quarter.

All measures already taken remain in force (see below). Priority of this measures is the protection of our students, staff and guests with as little interruption as possible for the studies of our students. KLU remains committed to give our students the best educational experience we can, given the circumstances.

 

Coronavirus measures taken 11.02.2020

Against the background of the coronavirus infections occurring in China and now also in Germany, the university management of KLU has taken various measures to protect their relatives and guests and to minimize the impact on the students.

  • All kinds of student exchanges, semesters abroad and study trips to China are currently halted, suspended or postponed.
  • The priority is for all students to have as little interruption for their studies as possible.
  • This particularly effects the international Master’s program (TriCon). The students will stay in Hamburg for now instead of travelling to our partner university in China as originally planned (more information).
  • KLU is in close consultation with its partner universities to coordinate the further procedure, according to recommendations of national and international authorities (e.g. WHO).

KLU members are asked to refrain from all non-essential travels.

 

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