UPDATE: Coronavirus: Measures taken

27.04.2022

A new version of KLU's Hygiene Plan came into effect on Monday, April 27th 2022.

Based on the recent decisions of the Hamburg Senate, the EB has decided to release the current hygiene requirements. In line with this the general mask requirement on campus will be removed and the KLU Hygiene Plan will no longer be valid as of May 16, 2022.

Please note that the current regulations (including the mask requirement on public areas of the campus and in classrooms) will stay in place for the rest of the ongoing teaching period until the date mentioned above.

The EB will monitor the situation and the legal framework and come up with updates if required.

04.04.2022

A new version of KLU's Hygiene Plan came into effect on Monday, April 4th 2022.

This version entails major changes to the general hygiene requirements. In line with the updated legal framework, basically all requirements are loosened, but for a compulsory general FFP2 mask requirement on campus.

Please also observe that the general requirement to work from home is no longer in place. For administrative staff a new regulation on mobile work has been introduced and will come into effect on April 4, 2022.

Despite of this new setup, KLU is asking all members of the university to act in a responsible way in order to minimize the risks of an infection for themselves and other members of the KLU community.

KLU Hygiene Plan (English version)

KLU Hygiene Plan (German version)

27.01.2022

A new version of KLU's Hygiene Plan came into effect Thursday, January 27th 2022.

As of Monday, January 31, 2022, the KLU campus will only be accessible according to 2G+ requirements. KLU thereby complies with recent updates in the legal directives of the City of Hamburg.

According to the 2G+ regulation, for access to KLU campus a negative test result (not older than 24 h for rapid testing, and 48 h for PCR testing) has to be presented. The requirement to present a test result does not apply

  • for individuals with a booster vaccination, or
  • for individuals with a completed vaccination (as a general rule 14 days after receiving the second vaccination shot) and an additional convalescence certificate not older than six months.

The status of all members of the university, as well as guests and service providers will be controlled when accessing the building using the turnstile. 

Pease observe new requirements regarding quarantine (section 4) and self-isolation (section 5).

13.01.2022

A new version of KLU's Hygiene Plan came into effect Thursday, January 13th 2022.

As of Monday, January 17, 2022, the KLU campus will only be accessible according to 2G requirements, i.e. a proof of status of vaccination or convalescence has to be demonstrated. For this purpose, a turnstile with a QR code scanner will be installed in the KLU lobby. All members of the university, as well as guests and service providers will have to present a digital proof of their status in order to be admitted to the building.

Please note that despite 2G operations, the requirement to wear a mask in all public areas as well as in teaching on campus will stay in place

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