The main building of TU Wien can be seen from above. On the top left you can see icongraphic representations of the Corona regulations

Information for Employees

Safety and Security Measures

The measures and binding specifications that you find on the Corona page apply.

Further Information

A detailed description of the possible scenarios and procedures can be found in the file COVID Overview Scenarios for Employees (only available in German) of the Vice Rectorate HR and Gender.

In order to enable fast, coordinated and effective action in the event of a Covid-19 (suspected) case, the access of employees and students to TUW-buildings will be registered by scanning a QR code from the start of the winter semester 2020/2021.Further information will be available in coLAB (, opens an external URL in a new window) by the end of September 2020.  Until then, the knowledge about the persons present is the personal responsibility of the respective executives.

Information on home office, time off, vacation, childcare can be found in the FAQ on the intranet (login required).

Home office is still possible, it is the responsibility of the executives to plan the design of home office according to the respective university requirements. Agreements for home office must be reported to the personnel administration.

A new home office directive will become effective on 1 October 2020, which will also include home offices for special reasons (such as lockdown, illness prevention).

The Vice Rectorate for HR and Gender has published a guide, opens a file in a new window (only available in German) on this topic.

Further information can be found in the FAQ on the intranet (login required).

Events can continue to be held in compliance with the applicable Covid-19 Relaxation Ordinance of the Federal Minister for Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (, opens an external URL in a new window). If you have any further questions, please contact the GuT Service Unit of Event Services (, opens an external URL in a new window).

In principle, it is recommended to postpone decisions on business trips until further notice or to take other options (e.g. "virtual" participation in meetings).
Before a business trip is planned, it should be checked whether it is really necessary or whether there are other possibilities. It should be noted that presence meetings (also at other organizations) should still be avoided. In any case, the regulations of the leaflet "Information on Business Trips, opens a file in a new window" (only available in German) apply.

Phishing e-mails are aimed at the fears and insecurities of potential victims and are intended to entice them to take rash actions. The topic of corona and current developments could be massively exploited for this purpose. When sending e-mails, therefore, pay particular attention to the correct sender address (e.g.:, the target address of links (e.g.: and the overall logic of possible sendings in connection with the corona crisis!

Security Advice of

  • will never ask you for login data.
  • Verify links before clicking them or type them into your browser.
  • Stay up to date about security by checking the home page.
  • Please send any questions about this to

More information and instructions can be found on the Data Security in the Home Office, opens an external URL in a new window page in the coLab.


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Scenarios for employees in case of illness (Login required)


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Occupational Health at TU Wien:

In case of symptoms (fever, coughing, breathing difficulties) call  1450
available 7 days a week from 0 to 24