Vienna Campus Covid-19 Protocol

Last updated: November 15, 2021

In Austria, the university is under CODE ORANGE, in line with the most recent guidelines from the Austrian Ministry of Science.

CEU moved to the 2G rule for campus entry, i.e. you must have a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) or be fully vaccinated with one the following vaccines:

  •  both doses of AstraZeneca (Vaxzervria), BioNtech/Pfizer, or Moderna, OR
  • one Johnson& Johnson dose plus 22 days.

To note: If you have had a COVID infection (proof of recovery required) and received one of the above registered vaccinations, you qualify as fully vaccinated.

Classes are planned onsite. Events needs to be approved by the Events team and those who can work from home are encouraged to do so. However:

  • Campus is open as of Sept 1st: Mon–Sun: 7am–11pm, closed on public holidays.
  • Community members with valid CEU ID card (for new students with no ID, temporary visitor card is accepted) can enter.
  • Visitors of employees and students and external guests can enter the campus by registration only, no walk-ins.

Please note that the use of hand sanitizers is strongly recommended, mask required in common areas and shared offices (not obligatory in classrooms but advised) and 1 meter social distancing is recommended.


Additional CEU Campus Access Information

  • CEU Community members, you can also find updated guidelines from our Facilites Sharepoint site (CEU O365 authentication required)

Austrian COVID-19 Risk Management

Details the four phases of pandemic response, currently in use in Austria.

Keeping Safe While on Campus

Measures to take while undertaking various activities throughout the building.

Safe Access of CEU Premises

Outlines access requirements of Quellenstrasse 51 during moderate or high pandemic risk.


What to do in case arrangement of an on-campus event is unavoidable.

On devices

What To Do in Case of Symptoms

What to do if you, a friend, or family member has COVID-19 symptoms or has tested positive.

Pandemic Response Structure

Overview of CEU's institutional responsibilities and reporting structure in response to COVID-19.

Further Questions

If you have a specific question about your individual circumstances please inform and your supervisor, if you are an employee, or the Dean of Students Office if a student.

Applicants and admitted students may also check the following FAQ for more information: