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VSB-TUO fighting against COVID-19

Important information about Coronavirus

For students:

Due to previously issued emergency measures of the Ministry and government regulations, it has already been decided that teaching at VSB-TUO will be provided in the form of distance learning by the end of the academic year 2019/2020. Therefore, the Rector stipulated that the personal presence of VSB-TUO students is permitted only to students in the final year of study, under these conditions:

  • the consultation or examination can take place in the presence of a maximum of 15 people in a group (including students and the person providing the consultation or the examiner),
  • laboratory, experimental or artistic work, especially for the realization of final theses within the study in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or doctoral degree programme can be carried out in the presence of a maximum of 15 people,
  • clinical and practical teaching and practice.

Entry into the VSB-TUO premises for students in other years can be realized only in the case of individual visits to libraries and study rooms for the purpose of collecting or handing in study literature, and only in urgent cases and under the conditions specified in paragraph 3. In urgent cases,  the Dean of the Faculty will decide on the entry of such students into the VSB-TUO premises and will inform the Rector of VSB-TUO, including the justification of the decision.

Information for students about the course of the semester during the coronavirus epidemic (current information on 11 May 2020)

Information for students about online learning opportunities

Information for students staying at the dormitories of VSB-TUO

For employees:

With effect from 1 July 2020, the obligation to wear respiratory protection (nose, mouth) such as a respirator, face mask, mouthpiece, scarf, shawl is cancelled in all VSB-TUO premises.

According to the extraordinary measure No. 11 2020 of the Regional Public Health Authority of the Moravian Silesian Region, only the obligation to wear respiratory protection in the interiors of buildings in which mass events with the participation of more than 100 people take place applies.

Information for teachers about the possibilities of online teaching

For all:

Statutory declaration for entrance

The Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic recommends citizens returning from affected areas and showing symptoms of illness to contact their physician (in the first phase, preferably by telephone) and consult on next steps, and further, that citizens who decide to travel, register in the DROZD system (Voluntary Registration of Citizens of the Czech Republic when Travelling Abroad) It is an MICR system and it facilitates communication.

If you need advice on the current occurrence of coronavirus, the National Institute of Public Health infoline is available at number: 724 810 106. The line operates daily from 9 am to 9 pm.

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports recommends following the website of the Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Public Health and following their instructions, especially in the area of disease prevention.

For travel information to individual destinations, we still recommend that you follow the guidelines and recommendations on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In individual cases or suspicions of the occurrence of coronavirus Covid 19 it is possible to contact the relevant regional hygiene stations.

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