International Office News

Brexit

05.01.2021

1st January 2021: a new agreement for relations between the United Kingdom and the European Union has come into force.

The International Relations Department has prepared a document with the most important information on the changes concerning the entry or stay of British citizens in Austria, as well as links for further information on planning study or research stays in Great Britain, the British government's plans concerning the association of the United Kingdom with Horizon Europe, and much more.

We have included official sources (websites) on post-Brexit updates and implications of the new trade agreement - it is therefore a "work in progress".

Draft: Info on Brexit after 1 January 2021

We would welcome any comments, suggestions for additions and feedback via email: international(at)sbg.ac.at

Kind regards,

Peter Mayr
Leonie Young

COVID-19 Update

04.12.2020

Distance Learning to continue after Christmas Holidays

The restriction of classroom teaching has been extended for the duration of the whole winter semester, due to the development of the Corona situation.

This means that all courses that were held in person until 19 October 2020 will continue in distance learning. 

Exceptions:

  • Laboratory and practical sports exercises can take place in coordination with course leaders
  • Work on Master and Bachelor theses will continue as normal
  • Libraries: Reading halls and media loaning services will remain open until further notice
  • Most of the International Office staff members continue working from home.
  • The International Relations Department will stay closed.
  • Coming in is possible only in very urgent cases and by prior appointment with your programme coordinator!
  • Join our online consultation hours via WEBEX Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 - 11 am (no meetings offered on 8 December and from 24.12 - 06.01.2021)
  • You can contact us by email or phone.

Read the Prof. Henrik Lehnert's, the University of Salzburg's Rector's statement.

Further updates will be published on the University of Salzburg and office website.

We ask for your understanding and support. 

Students and staff planning travels to Salzburg/Austria or from Salzburg to other countries should stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak and may behave as recommended by national, local authorities

Should you need any advice on problems with your mental wellbeing, please seek free supporthere.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

 

 

FAQs: COVID-19

Our FAQs document regarding the COVID-19 situation for incoming and outgoing students can be found here (German and English):

FAQs COVID-19 (will be updated as soon as possible)

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