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Updated on 09 April 2021

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Hybrid semester with restricted face-to-face operations in the 2021 summer semester

12 April sees the Folkwang University of the Arts start a new lecture period for all formats held fully or partly as approved face-to-face formats.

Due to COVID-19, the university’s summer semester will be a hybrid semester with restricted face-to-face operations. The university has worked with its faculties to formulate a detailed semester programme that, in addition to digital learning, also facilitates selected face-to-face formats in accordance with the permitted legal framework and specific risk and risk-mitigation strategies: This relates to approved examinations and preparatory measures, as well as approved subject seminars and practical components.

All relevant information regarding times, formats and access rules, e.g. for face-to-face learning.will be provided by your faculty/teachers.

General Hygiene Plan, version from 9 April 2021

The General Hygiene Plan contains all the important information you need to know on topics such as entering the university grounds and facilities, infection control (contact restrictions, physical distancing, mandatory mask-wearing, hygiene and infection control, ventilation, contact tracing, testing strategy), what to do in the event of suspect cases, positive tests and confirmed infections, high-risk people and responsibilities.

Artistic events
All curricular artistic events must be held online only.
In particular, there will be no events with audiences at the Folkwang University of the Arts until further notice. Please note our digital event offers.

Entry/Quarantine
Entering university grounds is only permitted in compliance with any official quarantine and other requirements. This applies in particular to entry requirements and the return from risk areas. For more information, please refer to the pages of the Robert Koch Institute and the special pages of the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Mensa und Folkwang Café
The Folkwang student canteen will remain closed until further notice. The AstA Café will be offering a takeaway service from 12 April.