Last update: 07 July 2020
You will find answers to many frequently asked questions on this website and in the links below. We will keep you up-to-date on the latest developments and will inform you continuously.
Kindly monitor the central University website on Corona: www.uni-mannheim.de/
If you have spent more than 48 hours in a foreign country or come from a country that is considered a risk area within the past 14 days before entering Baden-Württemberg, you are required to pass a two-weeks mandatory quarantine.
Persons entering from abroad must immediately report their whereabouts to the responsible local policeauthority at 31corona(at)mannheim.de and enter a 14-day quarantine.
During the 14 days in quarantine, you are not allowed:
Any violation of the rules may be imposed by a fine.
You can find an updated list of countries considered a risk area on the website of the Ministry of Social Policy and Integration of Baden-Württemberg.
These rules have been in force since June 16, 2020 and will be valid until July 14, 2020.
On 01 July, the federal and state governments agreed on the following updated guidelines for social distancing:
For more detailed information:
German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community
Ordinance of the State of Baden Württemberg from 01 July 2020: https://www.baden-wuerttemberg.de/fileadmin/redaktion/m-sm/intern/downloads/Downloads_Gesundheitsschutz/200623_Corona-Verordnung_englisch.pdf
Information about the compulsory mask: https://www.mannheim.de/sites/default/files/2020-04/englisch._Information%20about%20the%20compulsory%20mask.pdf
Translated information from the German national and international television news liveblog of the Tagesschau:
on entry and travel restrictions:
on the general situation, social distancing, and travel restrictions/
Should you feel sick, please consult a medical doctor - you will find contact details of English-speaking doctors on MyUniMa.
The Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin has created a questionnaire as decision support for a possible doctor's visit and/
The app does not substitute clinical diagnostics by a doctor; however, it simplifies procedures in our health care system, gives you individualized recommendations for your next steps and summarizes your data. The app can assist you in evaluating whether it is necessary to see a doctor and/
You can access the questionnaire here: https://covapp.charite.de/, switch to English in the upper right-hand corner, and start the survey. After completing the survey you get individualized recommendations based on your answers. You can also print out the summary afterwards.
The questionnaire is anonymous and will be recorded by the device (e. g. cell phone) you use when taking the survey. Your answers will not be transferred to Charité nor any other third party.
If you feel like you should get tested for SARS-Cov-2, please ask yourself: did you have contact with an infected person or did you return from a so-called 'risk area' recently? If so, please contact a medical doctor on the phone first and state your case.
The city of Mannheim also established a Corona-Hotline: +49 (0)621-293 2253
Outside their office hours, this number should be available as well: (+49) 116 117
The city of Mannheim also gives information on their website: https://www.mannheim.de/de/informationen-zu-corona/informationen-in-verschiedenen-sprachen# (scroll down for information in English and other languages)
The A3 Library and the Schloss Ehrenhof Library are open Monday to Friday from 12 a.m. to 4 p.m. (except for holidays). Access to the library locations is only possible after a personal seat booking via the Primo catalog. Further information is available at https://www.bib.uni-mannheim.de/en/seatbooking/
Media from the A5 Library and the Schloss Schneckenhof Library (BWL) can be used in the A3 Library. Please send an e-mail to the corresponding library location in advance: for media from the A5 Library to a5erw(at)bib.uni-mannheim.de and for media from the Schloss Schneckenhof Library to bwlerw(at)bib.uni-mannheim.de.
Please inform yourself about the complete hygiene concept in the library locations before your visit:
The scan service for students and academic staff for printed titles from all library locations, including the Central Lending Library and the closed stacks, is continued. Please also make use of our significantly expanded digital offer of e-journals, e-books and databases.
You can find an overview of the University Library’s current range of services and resources at https://www.bib.uni-mannheim.de/en/corona/
The university’s main cafeteria now offers a take-away option which you can order online on the Studierendenwerk’s website.
If you would like to have a meal from the cafeteria, please note that from Monday through Thursday you need to pre-order on the previous day until 12 pm for pick-up on the following day. Due to organizational reasons, any orders for Monday need to be placed on Friday until 12 pm.
When placing an order, please fill out the form on the Studierendenwerk’s website where you can select a meal (regular, vegetarian, dessert) and a pick-up time between 12 pm to 2 pm. Here you can find the daily menus.
Afterwards, provide your full name and email-address, then click the button “Jetzt bestellen”.
Please remember to pick up your order during the selected time frame and note that ordered meals are prepared specifically for you.
The University of Mannheim's Institute of Sports offers you the opportunity to stream various courses offered by the institute online in your living room: https://www.uni-mannheim.de/en/sports/program/
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