Current news

Even though the further course of the pandemic is not yet foreseeable, a return to a regular university live with on-site lectures is planned for the winter semester 2021/22, as far as possible under these special conditions.

Information on on-site-examinations in the 1st and 2nd examination period, rooms and space requirements

The UB opens up its open access area and function rooms, as well as relaxations e.g. in the area of events and museum visits.

CAU employees must prove that they belong to priority group 3 at the vaccination appointment by means of a confirmation from their employer, unless they already belong to a priority group for other reasons.

Current information on this summer semester

Following an amendment to the Federal Corona Vaccination Ordinance, all persons working at universities are now classified in priority group 3. This means that all CAU employees are eligible for vaccination, regardless of the activities they perform.

The university provides information about the home office obligation for employees, a new citizen test centre on campus, self-testing options and on the issue of vaccinations via the inhouse medical service.

In contrast to our hopes in autumn and winter, spring has not brought a positive turnaround in the development of infection figures. On contrary, the incidence figures are unfortunately continuing to rise significantly at present. Against the background of this dynamic, the state of…

Relaxations or Lockdown? The known restrictions on contacts as well as on public and private life will remain in place over Easter and until April 18. New: Only medical masks are allowed and rapid tests are offered.

For the first time, members of the Cluster of Excellence "Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation" have been able to demonstrate a safe and efficient immune response to COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in patients undergoing immunosuppressive therapy.

In cooperation with a regional doctor's practice, the Studentenwerk Schleswig-Holstein has opened a Corona testing centre in the Sechseckbau near Mensa I.

For lots of us, the coronavirus crisis has become a personal crisis that not only affects our physical health, but can also affect our mental health in many cases. Outside help sometimes becomes necessary.

This week, the federal and state governments agreed on initial relaxations, which Schleswig-Holstein has now implemented in ordinances for universities as well. For CAU, this means that campus life will be limited to a few exceptions. The libraries and museums will gradually expand their services.

Another round of decisions by the federal and state governments is behind us. The current lockdown will be extended until March 7, and at the same time there will be initial relaxations in some areas. However, the CAU is not directly affected by this. Get more information...

Under current regulations, supervisors are obliged to carry out risk assessments for the activities of their employees at the university. The background to this measure is to ensure health protection if the presence of employees is absolutely necessary on site during a pandemic. The form "Risk…

New details on free attempts, free semester, provisional Master's enrolment and summer semester

Updates under the new regulations: Information for families, Home office and working on site, Obligation to wear masks, Studies and exams, Libraries, Other restrictions on university operations

All examinations in the 1st examination period must be conducted online. No examinations may take place in presence.

In the following, we would like to inform you about the restrictions that will be in place from January 11 until initially January 31 based on the Higher Education Corona Ordinance and other regulations of the state of Schleswig-Holstein.

The current lockdown will be extended. The federal and state governments have decided to continue the current restrictions until January 31 and to tighten the measures in some cases.

The following basic regulations will come into force for the CAU in anticipation of the University Corona Regulations from Wednesday, December 16, 2020, to Sunday, January 10, 2021.

Although the expected amendments are not yet available, we would like to give you an initial orientation on the presumed corona regulations.

A research team with the contribution of the Cluster of Excellence PMI has identified cell types in the blood that indicate severe disease progression in COVID-19.

Yesterday, the Federal Government and the State Governments agreed on the continuation and partial intensification of the current corona measures that apply since the beginning of November. The corona measures will last until December 20, 2020.

The General Students' Committee is from now on compiling a newsletter, which keeps the most important changes available for students at the moment.

More far-reaching regulations are contained in the current higher education corona ordinance of the state, especially for the obligation to wear a mask.

General information, Health Instruction, Libraries, Examinations

We would like to inform you about the measures and restrictions in our operations which will apply as from Monday 2 November and initially until 30 November 2020, based on the state regulations.

Due to numerous queries we would like to provide you with information on travelling to Kiel from risk areas within Germany as well as conducting business trips.

Night of the Profs and University Ball cancelled

From Monday, September 14, all members and guests of the university are obliged to cover their mouth and nose with a mask on all common areas.

Learning from the past: new publication by Kiel University’s Cluster of Excellence ROOTS

A research team involving the Cluster of Excellence PMI has shown that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can also damage the pancreas

We request that you, the members of the CAU, as well as all of the university’s guests, keep contributing towards maintaining control of the pandemic on site so that we can master the coming winter semester with as few restrictions as possible.

Extended opening hours and online reservation for workstations from August 17

When many people from different regions of the world are coming together, there is generally an increased risk of infection. Please stay alert and also use the information offered for travellers.

Since 29.06., Kiel University offers the opportunity to study online and to prepare for the exams in designated rooms on campus. Update: New rooms added

Overview of the examination phases in this semester for students of the Bachelor and Master programmes. Please note the information and deviating regulations.

Let us demonstrate what the CAU is like: a university that sticks together when it counts! Write to us and tell us which people you would like to thank in your areas and elsewhere at the university.

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Information for status groups

Employees receive up-to-date information on duties and rules during the Corona pandemic. Update: Working time until 9pm and news on job interviews

Students receive up-to-date information about teaching, examinations and regulations concerning their studies during the Corona Pandemic. Update: Information about examinations

Lecturers receive up-to-date information on teaching and support services during the Corona pandemic. New: Free attempt regulation, free semester, summer semester

Researchers receive up-to-date information on research operations during the corona pandemic. New: Updating of the German Act on Temporary Scientific Contracts