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REVIEW ORIENTATION WEEKS

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DIGITAL WELCOME FOLDER

All exchange students receive a welcome folder at the beginning of their studies at the University of Salzburg. This is usually handed over personally in our office and contains some additional documents for the beginning of the semester. This semester we cannot give you the folders as usual. Therefore, we have tried to compile the most important contents in digital form. These documents provide additional information to the session during the orientation weeks.

Have fun looking through them!

The content:

COVID-19 Update

09/02/2021

The Corona situation continues to require a restriction of face-to-face teaching.   

  • Suspension of face-to-face examinations for the time up to and including the Summer Semester
  • Courses will be held in distance mode until June 30th, 2021
  • Exceptions for courses that cannot be substituted online, such as laboratory or practical sports exercises (in consultation with the course director)

The rectorate decided to conduct teaching and examinations in a distance-learning format throughout the summer semester. Courses that cannot be substituted online (e.g. laboratory exercises) remain exempt from this.

  • Work on Master and Bachelor theses will continue as normal
  • Library services: Details here
  • 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 bank holidays)
  • You can contact us by email or partly phone.

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.

 

 

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

ERASMUS IN THE UK

Due to the contractual provisions between the European Commission and the UK, the following applies to the PLUS and its outgoing students:

An Erasmus exchange with all currently existing partnerships in the UK is possible, provided that the stay is completed by 31 May 2022 at the latest.
Please observe the minimum duration of stay required for an Erasmus scholarship:
3 months for an Erasmus mobility for studies
or 2 months for internship.
The latest start date for an Erasmus stay in the UK in the summer semester 2022 is therefore 01.03.2022 (for studies) or 01.04.2022 (for internship) - with an official end date of 31.05.2022.

A planned stay in the UK beyond 31.05.2022 is generally possible (after consultation with the respective partner institution) but will no longer be funded by the Erasmus program.

Funding programmes and opportunities beyond this are currently the subject of negotiations.

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