COVID-19 - Important Information

For our safety and protection the following measures are necessary. 

• Access

Access to TUW buildings is still only possible for nominated key persons and absolutely necessary system maintenance work. In order to ensure the health of TUW members, physical contact must be kept to a minimum. security and safety measures at, opens an external URL in a new window

• Teaching

Since 16 March 2020, classroom teaching has been suspended: Distance learning via the TUW e-learning platform TUWEL, opens an external URL in a new window will continue until the end of the semester. Further information can be found at
The grace period for the 2020 summer semester has been extended to June 30, 2020.

• Examinations

A guideline has been developed for online examinations:, opens an external URL in a new window.
All examinations and (laboratory) exercises for which attendance is required are currently not taking place. Currently, work is being done to create the organisational and logistical conditions for attendance tests, laboratory exercises and experimental work for final papers.

• Research

The return to the TU Wien is being implemented in stages. Details can be found here, opens an external URL in a new window after staff login. Further information can be found at, opens an external URL in a new window

• Labour law

FAQs for employees (home office, time off, vacation, childcare, etc.) can be found on the intranet.

• Business trips

Information Security

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

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  • 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

How to protect yourself and your fellow human beings

General information


Organizational details


AGES Infoline Coronavirus
0800 555 621 
7 days a week, 0 to 24

For symptoms (fever, cough, breathing difficulties) select
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Occupational Medical Service TU Wien


CHECKLIST Corona suspect

Mag. Christina Thirsfeld