New Guidelines for Holding Excursions

June 24th, 2020 | by

In addition to the guidelines on holding written exams and practical courses, the Crisis Management Team of RWTH has now provided a guideline on holding excursions. They follow the guidelines of the University Ordinance on the Coronavirus Epidemic and the General Decree on Holding Courses, Practical Courses, and Examinations at Universities in North Rhine-Westphalia issued by the NRW Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs for summer semester 2020. According to these guidelines, the individual in charge of the excursion must submit an application for an in-person excursion to the responsible Dean of Studies well ahead of the planned event.  This form, agreed upon with the Staff Unit of Occupational and Radiation Protection, must be used. If the case is approved, the form, as signed by the Dean of Studies, must be sent to the Crisis Management Team ( The currently valid distance and hygiene regulations stipulated by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) must be adhered to for all excursions, as well as all examinations and courses. All the guidelines can be found in the download area on the pages related to the coronavirus on RWTH’s website:

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