Last update: 4 September 2020

Information on the coronavirus by the Rectorate of the WWU

The update status for each target group can be found in the respective box below.

Dear Students, Staff and Guests of the University of Münster,

The winter semester will begin on 1 October 2020, orientation week for first-semester students will begin on 26 October, and the lecture period will commence on 2 November 2020 and end on 12 February 2021.

In the following, you will find the latest information on various measures and recommendations for action. The information is continuously updated, so please check this page regularly.

Sincerely yours,
The Rectorate

Masks mandatory

With effect from September 1, it will be mandatory to wear a face mask (covering mouth and nose) in all circulation areas and in common rooms inside University buildings.

Last update: 30 May 2020

General questions about the coronavirus

What are the typical symptoms triggered by the coronavirus? What should you do as a student or employee if you test positive for COVID-19? How can you protect yourself from the disease?

Last update: 1 September 2020

Information for students

Regulations for studies at the University of Münster to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Last update: 12 August 2020

Information for employees

In addition to the information and regulations presented here regarding the University's measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, employees can find further information, instructions and decisions by the University management in MyWWU.