Frequently Asked Questions COVID-19

Update 23. August 2021


Questions about COVID-19? Here we are keeping you updated about measures and precautions at FH JOANNEUM.

What should I do if I feel symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19?

Students, employees and affiliated lecturers must report all suspected or confirmed cases.

In the case of a suspected case, the following essentially applies:

  • Stay at home as soon as COVID-19 symptoms emerge (fever, cough, sore throat, breathing difficulties, shortness of breath, catarrh or inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, sudden loss of taste/smell).
  • Contact the health hotline (tel. 1450) immediately and follow their instructions.
  • Inform FH JOANNEUM, your superiors or your head of degree programme immediately at and provide all of your relevant details and contacts using the COVID-19 reporting form for employees or students.
  • All further steps will be handled by FH JOANNEUM in consultation with the health authorities.

Where can I find current information on COVID-19?

The Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection provides a list of frequently asked questions and answers.
Important information for the university sector can be found on the website of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

Are the FH JOANNEUM buildings open?

Admission to the FH JOANNEUM buildings is only possible on an individual basis either with an employee card, student ID card or by prior appointment. For more information call +43 316 5453-0, Monday to Thursday 8:00 - 17:00, Friday 8:00 -14:00. The information points at Alte Poststrasse 149 and Eggenberger Allee 11 in Graz will also be open during these times. The information point in Kapfenberg is open from Monday to Friday, 8:00 - 12:30.

What precautions should I follow when studying or working at FH JOANNEUM an what are the latest regulations for teaching and examinations?

You can find the latest information on our Blog.

Where can I find course guidance?

The course guidance offers personal appointments at FH JOANNEUM. The course guidance team is available by phone at +43 316 5453-8800⁠ or by chat from Monday to Thursday 9:00 to 17:00 and on Friday 9:00 to 14:00. We are happy to answer your questions by email, on Facebook and on Instagram.

What is the current admission procedure?

You'll find all dates for application and admission on the pages of the relevant degree programme.
Here is an overview of all Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes for which you can apply.

Will there be graduation ceremonies or any other events at FH JOANNEUM?

Information can be found here.

Is the FH JOANNEUM library open?

All informations can be found here.