COVID-19 Information

Date: April 12th, 2022:

Should you feel any signs of a cold or infection, please remain in your dorm room and contact the Covid CurrentCell at the following number: +4940 6541 4072 . They will then see to it that quarantine protocols are in order and that you can get tested. You will also receive medical attention, should you need it!

Renewal of HSU Campus regulations (April 6th):

  • There is a general order to wear MEDICAL MASKS (FFP2, surgery or similar) in all buildings. Outside of buildings, a medical mask requirement exists in waiting areas, specially signposted areas or if a minimum distance of 1.5 m cannot be maintained. Even vaccinated and recovered persons wear a mask. Students will receive some masks via their dormitory officers and employees can receive them upon entering campus!
  • Our public health offices are in charge of quarantining or isolating people who tested positive and those who were potentially in contact with them. Only potential contacts with symptoms will be isolated and tested for Covid-19 by our Campus Health Services. Contacts without symptoms need to do a rapid antigen test. With this test being negative they are also allowed to participate in lectures, seminars, etc. in presence. If your test is positive, you will remain in isolation and recieve medical attention, if needed. If your test is negative, you will recieve instructions on how to behave! Please follow those instructions! Should you not be able to understand them, ask the International Office for a translation!  Failure to follow these directions might result in a citation.
  • HSU is returning to presence lectures and seminars. Should you encounter any troubles contact the International Office and we will coordinate!

Covid-Regulations in Hamburg (April 2nd to at least April 30th):

  • You can get two free Covid tests per week in one of the public testing offices. There is one in building H1 on our campus! Please use this method to avoid the spread of Covid. The testing office also offers PCR testing.
  • For more encompassing and official information please check the City of Hamburg’s page here.
  • Access rules (3G or 2G access model) are no longer prescribed by the Containment Ordinance, with one exception: In clubs, music clubs, discotheques and wherever dance entertainment is offered, the 2G-Plus rule continues to apply. 2G-Plus means that entry is only permitted with proof of full vaccination or recovered status. You must also provide an additional negative rapid test result or PCR test result. The following individuals are exempt from the testing requirement in the 2G Plus access model: Persons who have proof of a booster vaccination, vaccinated individuals who have become ill and recovered after their full vaccination and have proof of recovery.
  • In all enclosed spaces and on buses and trains, FFP2 masks are mandatory for persons 14 years of age and older. A medical mask may also be worn instead of an FFP2 mask in establishments and stores providing daily care. These include wholesale, food retail and beverage stores, pharmacies, medical supply stores, drugstores, baby stores, gas stations, banks and savings banks.

Do also feel free to check in at the International office should you need anything or have questions!


Letzte Änderung: 13. April 2022