Studying abroad during the coronavirus pandemic: What you need to know!

The JKU continues to welcome exchange students, however, in times like these you will need to be flexible, more than ever before.

The Coronavirus Pandemic in Austria and at the JKU:
The JKU will continue to welcome exchange students during the 2022/2023 academic year but the conditions will be slightly different than usual. Click here to stay updated as to how JKU is dealing with the situation and what safety protocols and measures are currently in place.

Entry Regulations:
Currently no entry restrictions but this can change an any given time. To stay up to date click here, opens an external URL in a new window.

Currently no vaccination requirements. The following vaccines are recognized in Austria: BioNtech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Johnson&Johnson and Moderna. Click here, opens an external URL in a new window for more information.

Safety Protocols:
Wearing of an FFP2 mask is currently only mandatory on public transportation and essential shops in Vienna.

Orientation Program:
The Winter Semester orientation program is scheduled to be held in person if the situation allows.

The JKU is currently offering face-to-face teaching during the summer semester and as long as the situation allows it, this is also the plan for the upcoming winter semester. A 2,5G rule (vaccinated/recovered/official PCR tests) was in place at the JKU but has been lifted on April 25th. These rules might be reimplemented should it become necessary again.

Last update: August 8th, 2022