Covid-19

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Entry requirements for Austria

Travellers from the listed countries here are now able to travel to Austria for holidays. All travellers need to show a 3G pass upon entry. 

When entering Austriatravelers must present:

  • Negative covid test (PCR is valid for 72 hoursantigen test is valid for 48 hours) OR
  • Vaccine certificateBioNtech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Sinopharm. You are considered "vaccinated" starting on the 22nd day after your first doselasting for 3 monthsAfter the second dosethe validity extends for another 6 monthsVaccines that only require one dose are valid from the 22nd day after that dose. OR
  • Proof of past infection: 6 months after a SARS-CoV-2 infection and proof of antibodies is valid for 3 months from the test date.  

*Please note that Szputyik vaccination is not accepted in Austria  

If you do not have any of above listed documentsyou must take a test within 24 hours of entry, and you must register in the Pre-Travel Clearance for here. 

Please note that travellers from certain countries always need to obtain and show pre-travel clearance in addition to the above listed documents. 

Please contact your department or the Admissions Office (admissions@ceu.eduin case you have specific questions about your arrival. 

For more information please check the Vienna Campus Covid-19 Protocol. 

Entry requirements for Hungary

The following categories can enter Hungary without being subject to restrictions:

  • Anyone holding a valid immunity card issued by Hungarian authorities
  • Anyone presenting the European Union COVID Certificate can enter the country without any restrictions.
  • Citizens of the following countries which Hungary has concluded bilateral agreements on mutually recognizing immunity certificates and allowing free travel to each-other’s citizens. List ocountries is available here
  • Further information on border crossing to Hungary is available here.
  • Foreign citizens arriving from abroad in passenger traffic – unless otherwise specified by law or government decree – shall not enter Hungary. Please follow the link for the most recent updates and for the exceptions here

At the Liszt Ferenc International Airport, the Police Directorate checks the travel documents of the passengers of all flights and subjects them to mandatory medical screeningPlease contact your department or the Admissions Office (admissions@ceu.eduin case you have specific questions about your arrival. 

Please note that Hungary will reopen its Schengen borders from June 24, unless the coronavirus pandemic takes a turn for the worseFor more information please check the Budapest Campus Covid-19 Protocol.