Information about the corona virus and the behavior of the university

In view of the proliferation of the 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.


The 2021/22 winter semester at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg will be conducted as an attendance semester. This was agreed by the state's universities together with the Ministry of Economics, Science and Digitalisation. The 3G principle applies to courses on campus. More information will follow in the coming weeks.

In the self-testing center, symptom-free employees can perform initially supervised free self-tests once a week. Students participating in sports practicals and laboratory and workshop practicals can also be tested.

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:
30.07.2021 / 1:30 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:
09.09.2021 / 11:45 a.m.

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:
10.09.2021 / 12:00 noon

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

Last Modification: 21.04.2021 - Contact Person: Katharina Vorwerk