Information about the corona virus and the behavior of the university

In view of the proliferation of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), we request that all OVGU employees to pay special attention, to observe the hygiene regulations and to act responsibly towards each other. On this page we have compiled important information for you and ask you to observe the service instructions and to inform yourself here regularly about changes.

Hotline for suspected cases

For suspected cases, University Medicine has set up a hotline in German and English: +49 (0)391 67 1 7799. This is not a general advice hotline.


Starting in the winter semester 2020/21, a registration process for classroom teaching on the campus of the University of Magdeburg will be introduced. Students and employees will register digitally in a system during their visit and also cancel their registration after completion. We have summarized information on the process here.


With the start of the introduction days of the University of Magdeburg on October 19, 2020, a new hygiene concept will apply to all OVGU members. The winter semester 2020/21 will be a hybrid semester combining online teaching and on-campus classroom events. In order to make it possible to return to events on the university premises, the university is taking numerous measures for prevention.

Here you will find important labor law information and instructions on how to behave if you yourself are ill or have had contact with a sick person or are entering a risk area.

last modification:
14.10.2020 / 02:00 pm


Here you will find instructions on how to behave if you yourself are ill or have had contact with a sick person or have entered a risk area, as well as important information about the course of the semester.

Last modification:
23.10.2020 / 2:00 pm

International students can find support and help. You will also find contact addresses of the responsible departments at the university. In addition, you will find an FAQ section. Questions about teaching are answered here.

Last modification:
05.10.2020 / 9:30 am

Here you will find important information and instructions on how to deal with events (except for courses) at the University of Magdeburg and how to deal with participants from risk areas.

Last modification:
08.05.2020 / 10:45 am


Students and employees of the university offer help in times of crisis and also help. Some offers from members of the OVGU have already been started. Support them or tell us about your ideas and actions!

Last modification:
06.05.2020 / 4:30 pm