Corona hy­giene reg­u­la­tions

Corona hy­giene reg­u­la­tions HNU WS 2020/21

News: After the contact restrictions were extended until 31 January 2021, the HNU hygiene concept stipulates that masks must be worn in lecture halls and seminar rooms, regardless of the distance. (Status January 2021)

Prohibition to enter:

Persons are not permitted to enter the university if they

  • knowingly had contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient in the last 14 days (not applicable to medical and nursing staff with protected contact with COVID-19 patients),
  • have symptoms that may indicate COVID-19 disease, according to the RKI, e.g. fever, dry cough, breathing problems, loss of sense of taste/odour, sore throat and limbs, or
  • in accordance with the currently valid Entry Quarantine Ordinance (EQV) are obliged to enter domestic quarantine for 14 days.

Positive test:
If you have received a positive Covid 19 test, please contact vorsorge[at]hnu[dot]de (opens in a new window). The aim is to detect and break chains of infection at HNU.

Please do not stay at the university longer than necessary.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 7:30 to 18:00
Saturday: only for planned events

Outdoor area:
Maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 m.
If not possible: mouth and nose covering

Not allowed in front of the building

Single use

Masks are compulsory:

  • In the movement and meeting areas of corridors and corridors as well as when entering and leaving rooms and buildings, masks are generally compulsory.
  • When using traffic routes within the building, including stairs, doors, lifts, corridors or sanitary rooms, a mouth-and-nose cover must always be worn. 

Regardless of the obligation to wear masks, groups must be avoided in areas where people move around and meet.

Seminar rooms: 
Stay with one teacher only. The rooms must be left immediately after the lecture. No general stay is permitted. The seminar rooms are to be opened and closed by the teacher at each event.

Computer rooms: 
Stay with one teacher only. The rooms are to be left after the lecture. No general stay is permitted. The IT rooms are to be locked and unlocked by the teacher at each event. Cleaning cloths for the keyboard are available in the room.

Laboratory rooms: 
Stay with one teacher only. The rooms must be left after the lecture. No general stay is permitted. Teachers must lock and unlock the laboratory rooms at each lecture (see also the extension to the laboratory regulations).

Club rooms: 
Masks are also compulsory here.
Access to printer and copier is possible, but no general stay is allowed.

Printer rooms: 
Accessible with compulsory masks
Maximum one person

No general stay is allowed.

No general stay is allowed.

Learning places: 
Currently no learning places can be offered.

Corona Warnapp: 
Use is recommended.

Ventilate rooms regularly: Impulse ventilation every 20 minutes for 5 to 10 minutes; rooms with technical ventilation are supplied with fresh air controlled by CO2.

Rooms are cleaned regularly.

Security service: 
A security service monitors compliance with the hygiene rules.
In case of violation of the mask obligation and the distance requirement, the security service may immediately expel the person in question from the university.

Student identity card: 
Every person is obliged to identify himself or herself upon request of the security service.

Contact survey: 
In order to track chains of infection by the health authorities, the data of all participants of each reference course, laboratory visit and reference library visit are documented.
Rooms are provided with a QR code. The QR code is scanned to establish contact.
The participation of all members of the university in the contact data collection is obligatory and a prerequisite for participation in the reference and practical work. The summary attendance is randomly checked by the learner.

Pregnant women:
Pregnant women are currently not allowed to visit events, the library and the HNU canteen in order to avoid exposing themselves and their unborn child unnecessarily to the risk of Covid-19 infection and, if necessary, treatment. This is an official requirement that the university must comply with. If you are pregnant, please contact vorsorge[at]hnu[dot]de (opens in a new window) for advice regarding your studies.

The maximum number of available seats per room may not be exceeded.
Seating is arranged according to the minimum distance.
The minimum distance of 1.5 m between the seats must be observed.
The seating arrangement must not be changed.
The individual released seats are numbered and marked.
Only the numbered and marked seats may be used.
The numbering may not be removed from the table.

Cleaning cloths: 
Cleaning cloths are provided for teachers by the faculties.

Excursions and events:
Separate hygiene concepts must be drawn up for excursions and events.

Safe in - safe out: with Qroniton

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the contact details of participants must also be recorded at our premises, at places where people meet.

At the HNU, the browser-based IT solution QRONITON is used for this contact data collection. QR codes are scanned to record which persons have been at the same place at the same time in order to trace chains of infection. The data is encrypted on the user's device directly in the browser and is only stored encrypted on the server, thus protecting personal data from access.

How to

Registration with HNU campus identification

  1. Scan the QR code.
  2. Registration in the browser of the smartphone by entering the HNU user ID and the telephone number. Both are encrypted directly on your device.

Registration without HNU campus identification / guest access

  1. Scan the QR code.
  2. Registration in the browser of the smartphone by entering the name and telephone number. Both are encrypted directly on your device.

Scan of the QR code at the contact location
Encrypted telephone number and user account are stored on the server and only forwarded to the health authorities in case of infection.

Specification of contact intensity
Normal case: At a distance (stay in the same room).
Special case to be avoided: Intensive contact (closer than 1.5m).

Indication of the length of stay
Check-in / check-out (automatic checkout after maximum time) or planned length of stay.

User Guide as PDF