The region of North Rhine Westfalia has confirmed cases of Corona (Covid-19).
FH Bielefeld determines all future steps regarding measures against the corona virus according to the RKI (Robert Koch institute):
- Travellers frm EU member states, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Lichtenstein or Great Britain may enter Germany without quarantine restrictions.
- Not from the EU? PLEASE CHECK CURRENT RISK AREAS HERE: https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Risikogebiete_neu.html (This information is in German and is updated frequently, currently it includes e.g. Albania, Turkey, Nicaragua but also more than 100 other countries. Kindly enter the information into a translator to learn about designated risk areas.)
Travelers who are not from EU-member states may only enter Germany in exceptional cases if there is a compelling reason for doing so. The continuation of studies can be a compelling reason.
If you come from a risk area and would like to travel to Bielefeld:
If you have compelling reason to travel to Bielefeld from a risk area as designated by the RKI, you will either need to
a) enter self-quarantine of 14 days immediately after you have entered North Rhine Westfalia (County in which Bielefeld is located). Personal visits are not permitted or
b) provide documentation about negative Corona testing. The test must not be older than 48 hours before your travel into Germany.
Before you travel, please contact the International Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) and inform them about your plans.