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Currently valid COVID-19 protective measures

Status: 13 June, 2022

GENERAL ACCESS

  • Opening hours of all locations according to regular opening hours calendars
  • Basic rule: Any contacts without FFP2 masks for more than 15 minutes at less than 2 meters distance are to be avoided.
  • We would like to encourage you all to perform tests on a regular basis for your own safety and the safety of your colleagues and fellow students.

TEACHING

Teaching can mainly take place in presence.

Classes/lectures:

  • assigned seats (whenever possible), contact tracing, keeping a minimum distance of 1.5 (better 2) meters, regular ventilation
  • ensure alternative teaching opportunities for students belonging to risk groups

Studios, ateliers, workshops and labs:

  • contact tracing, keeping a minimum distance of 1.5 (better 2) meters, regular ventilation

Outdoor teaching:

  • contact tracing

Excursions:

  • The safety measures of the respective destination apply.
  • contact tracing

OFFICE OPERATIONS AND BOARD MEETINGS

  • Basic rule: Any contacts at less than 2 meters distance without FFP2 masks are to be avoided.
  • Members of risk groups concerned about physical presence in their workplace will be enabled to increasingly work from home after consultation with the Rectorate. Persons whose duties are not reasonable or possible in home office will temporarily take on other duties. Please contact Katharina Diewald (k.diewald@akbild.ac.at) and your respective supervisor in CC, enclosing a respective medical certificate.

UNITS WITH PUBLIC TRAFFIC

Public visitors and counseling are possible in compliance with all safety measures (+contact tracing).

EXHIBITIONS

The wearing of FFP2 masks is not mandatory, but recommended.

The COVID-19 protection measures for museums in Vienna according to ICOM Austria apply, see: http://icom-oesterreich.at/news/covid-19-schutzmassnahmen-fuer-museen

EVENTS AT THE ACADEMY

Submission of a COVID-19 prevention concept is no longer required. G-rules as well as restrictions of the number of guests are suspended, the wearing of FFP2 masks is recommended.

However, all planned events are to be submitted to the Rector's Office for information and communication reasons, as has been the practice previously. Please submit your brief description (What is planned / Where and when will the event take place / How many guests are expected / Who is the person primarily in charge) to the Vice Rectorate for Infrastructure and Sustainability at vr_infrastruktur@akbild.ac.at two weeks prior to the planned event at the latest in order to ensure support from GTB and BfÖ.

FFP2 masks

Please wear FFP2 masks

  • whenever the minimum distance of 2 meters to other people cannot be maintained

BUSINESS TRAVEL

Business trips are possible within Austria and – within the framework of travel recommendations defined by the Foreign Ministry – also abroad.

PROCEDURE IN CASE OF COVID-19 INFECTION

In case you should test positive for COVID-19, please urgently stick to the following procedure (regardless of directions given by official authorities):

  • The person concerned must immediately isolate themselves and switch to working from home/distance learning.
  • The person concerned must notify the Rectorate and HR department by e-mail (rektor@akbild.ac.at; k.diewald@akbild.ac.at; pers@akbild.ac.at) (and cc the head of department or head of the institute), stating the full name as well as the department/institute affiliation.
  • Should you have had contact to Academy members for longer than 15 minutes at less than 2 meters distance without a mask within 48 hours prior to positive sample collection, please do inform the respective persons yourself immediately.

Employees and students who do not immediately report a COVID-19 infection to the Rector's Office will be warned.

Contact persons:

General inquiries, COVID-19 coordination
Katharina Diewald
k.diewald@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 1104

Reporting of COVID cases
rektor@akbild.ac.at, pers@akbild.ac.at, k.diewald@akbild.ac.at

Teaching
Vice-Rectorate for Art and Teaching
vizerektorin_kunst_lehre@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 1200

Technical support teaching staff
Andreas Ferus
a.ferus@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 2314

Technical support AUP staff
Mariana-Angelica Höbart
support@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 1717

Study law matters
Nina Musey
n.musey@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 1900

International matters
Angelina Kratschanova
a.kratschanova@akbild.ac.at

01 588 16 2100

Staff matters
Gerald Grünzweig
g.gruenzweig@akbild.ac.at

pers@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 1600

Workshops
Isabella Kresse
i.kresse@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 7121

Internal events
Vice-Rectorate for Infrastructure and Sustainability
vr_infrastruktur@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 1101

External events (rentals)
Sabine Dortschy
s.dortschy@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 1303

Cleaning, hygiene material
Thomas Gruber
gtb_anforderung@akbild.ac.at
01 588 16 1801

Occupational physician
Ulrike Müller-Zellenberg
u.mueller-zellenberg@health-consult.at