Measures UNIVERSITY OF ŽILINA to the New Coronavirus COVID-19

BASIC INFORMATION:

Following recommendations for educational institutions provided by the Slovak Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, as well as information provided by the World Health Organization, in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 and protect our community members well-being, the following steps are undertaken at the University of Žilina:

The study process is interrupted from the 10th to the 29th of March, 2020.
The pedagogical process will be accomplished through self-study, distance-learning or another appropriate form.
Details shall be stated by the deans of the faculties and the directors of the institutes.

Dissertation examinations, theses defences, habilitation theses will not be organized at UNIZA. This applies to seminars, as well as consultations on the final theses.

ERASMUS+ students and foreign students will continue to be accommodated in the UNIZA Accommodation Facilities, while complying with the principles of reducing the risk of spreading the COVID-19 coronavirus, not departing from Žilina, with an emphasis on banning the gathering and reception of visitors.

 

WHAT IS A CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)?

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans.

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).

 

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF?

  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Maintain social distancing at least 1 meter.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay informed and follow advice given by your healthcare provider.
  • If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early.

 

For more information, please see articles bellow:

https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22359303/new-measures-national-emergency-and-further-limits-to-business.html

https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22356864/coronavirus-slovakia-crisis-staff-prevention-measures.html

 

Attachment:

Rector's order No. 6/2020 to adhere to preventive measures in protecting and reducing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus at the University of Žilina

Rector's order No. 5/2020 to adhere to preventive measures in protecting and reducing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus at the University of Žilina

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