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Mon, Tue, Thur 10 am to 12.30 am
Tue 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Family service

AStA Students with children

Workplace Safety Unit

Maternity leave for female students

Maternity leave for female students

The new Maternity Protection Law will come into force on 1 January 2018. From this date on, female students will also enjoy full maternity protection, i.e. the law offers the best possible health protection for pregnant and breastfeeding students.

Law on the new regulation of maternity protection

You can currently find the latest information on the pages of the Bundesanzeiger (federal journal).

Covid-19: Consequences for action

The Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the Committee for Biological Agents (ABAS) have, on the basis of the available epidemiological data, provisionally classified SARS-CoV-2 in risk group 3 according to the Biological Agents Ordinance from a preventive point of view in their decision of 19.02.2020. According to current knowledge, the virus can be transmitted by inhalation of aerosols and through contact with mucous membranes (nose, mouth, eyes). This means that there may be a risk of exposure to biosubstances for pregnant women and nursing mothers.

In addition to the legal requirements of the Maternity Protection Act, special standards must be applied to the protection of mothers and (unborn) children against the dangers of corona. Before taking up any activity, both a risk assessment (for maternity protection) and the corresponding statement must be available.

A prerequisite for a stay on campus is compliance with the protection and hygiene concepts of the respective areas as well as the Corona Standby Operation Regulations of the University in their current form (see Item VIII. Files for download). In particular, compliance with personal and organisational hygiene rules, such as distance rules, "cough and sneeze label", hand hygiene, mouth-nose cover, regular hand washing.

Study organisation for pregnant/nursing students

In case of pregnancy, students should contact the Maternity Protection Team of the Registrar's Office in Division 3 directly at .

Taking the exam

If you want to take part in attendance examinations as a pregnant/nursing woman, please send the completed form "Anzeige Risikogruppe COVID-19" (announcement of risk group COVID-19) to the Examinations Office three weeks before the examination date or immediately after the examination date has become known. You will find the form

The Examinations Office will advise you on questions regarding compensation for disadvantages in taking the examination and waiving the statutory maternity protection period.

(Changed: 2021-04-30)