Contact the following phone numbers:
The Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety has installed a number for questions about the coronavirus under 0800 555 621 and the health service line 1450. The WHO has published information and guidelines in English here: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public.
Please keep the following general hygiene guidelines in mind:
- Wash your hands frequently: https://youtu.be/HwMDo_QZkkI.
- Practice respiratory hygiene: Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.
- Maintain social distancing: Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
If there is an urgent suspicion of an infection at the UAS BFI Vienna,
please follow the procedure of the Ministry of Education: Contact the administration immediately. They will give notice to the appropriate authorities.
Since the spread of the virus is not foreseeable please check the status of the countries listed here before undertaking a trip. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
Return from stays in high risk regions
If you are returning from a stay in a high risk region, you should contact the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety under 0800 555 621.
Information regarding Exchange and Mobility Programs (Incoming and Outgoing Students, Staff and Faculty)
Please keep in mind that travel warnings of the Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs have to be respected.
The Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH) has information about mobility programs on the website and has a dedicated an e-mail address named firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about the coronavirus situation.
Coronavirus Task Force
The UAS BFI Vienna has established a Task Force "Coronavirus". This task force is in contact with the responsible authorities. Information on current developments concerning the university is provided promptly via the information channels of the UAS (e-mail, moodle).