Information for internationally mobile students, staff and scientists
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Last update 12 October 2020, 12:00.
In some parts of Germany there is a restriction on contact in public places; in Thuringia and Jena these are currently recommendations. See the detailled regulations of the City of Jena. In Jena, it is currently mandatory to wear a mouth and nose mask in doctor's surgeries/clinics, on public transport, in shops, and offices. A mask must be worn in public transport and shops everywhere in Germany. In restaurants, at public events, and in facilities with public access in closed rooms, the contact details are recorded.
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Entry from certain countries on the "positive list" agreed by the EU member states is currently possible without restrictions.
Entry from others countries is possible only if proof of an important reason can be provided. The commencement or continuation of studies will be recognised as an important reason for entry. Students and applicants should therefore be able to present a currently valid certificate of study or admission to studies. See further information here.
Persons entering from a risk area or have spent time in a risk area within 14 days before entering Germany or have been in contac with an infected person,
must register at the health office of your place of residence (Jena: online form) immediately
must make a covid-19 test or bring a test result with you that is not older than 48 hours. To get a test, contact your general practitioner or call 1166117 or +49 3641 492222.
must stay in quarantine in the apartment immediately after entering Jena and stay there until they receive a negative test result or the test result you brought with you is accepted. Persons living in the household who have not been in the risk area are not subject to quarantine. Nevertheless, an attempt should be made to limit contact with these persons.
should be able to document their journey to Jena (tickets, travel plan with times and used means of transport)
In case of showing Covid-19 symptoms: if you live in Jena, call telephone +49 3641 492222 and 493333. Call your general practitioner in Germany (alternatively, the hotline 116117) in any case, and please inform us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please report to your landlord (students: e.g. the Studierendenwerkhousing administration), when you return/enter from a risk area (see above), if you have to go into quarantine, or are ill.
New residents must register with the Residents' Registration Office within 14 days. If you are in quarantine during this period, book your registration date for immediately afterwards. Keep the appointment confirmation and your dated travel documents as a proof.