Missions to foreign countries – regardless of the destination – cannot be ordered or authorized, university citizens are advised to delay their private travels abroad and citizens of foreign countries are not allowed to reside on campus. According to the Government Decree, healthcare workers shall only be allowed to leave the territory of Hungary with the permission of the Minister responsible for the relevant sector.
Extraordinary legal order and a state of emergency has been announced for the whole territory of the country due to the coronavirus epidemic, announced Gergely Gulyás, Minister in charge of the Prime Minister's Office, while describing the decision of yesterday's government meeting.
Subject to the Government Decree on ‘measures to be taken during emergency, preventing and remedying the effects of a mass epidemic which endangers the safety of life and property, and of emergency measures to protect the health and life of Hungarian citizens’, to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, all employees of the University of Szeged were informed of the following.
With regard to applicable Decree, healthcare workers (health care workers: physicians, dentists, pharmacists, others with advanced health care qualifications, those with vocational health care qualifications, or those without qualifications involved in delivering health services), shall only be allowed to leave the territory of Hungary with the permission of the Minister responsible for the relevant sector.
As regards all other employees and students of the University of Szeged, missions to foreign countries – regardless of the destination – cannot be ordered or authorized nor professional journeys to foreign countries.
We call the attention of all university citizens to refrain from or delay travelling abroad for private purposes if possible – for their personal safety and to maintain the smooth operation of the organizational units of the University of Szeged.
Visits by foreign delegations and foreign guests shall be cancelled or postponed, as they may be held after the end of the state of emergency.
Non-Hungarian citizens shall not enter or remain in the area of the University. If a visit by a foreign individual is indispensable for the basic activities of the University, this shall only be possible with special electronic permission granted by the Operative Committee on Coronavirus. Prior authorization from the Operative Committee on Coronavirus shall be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latest resolutions and circulars:
Useful links and other resolutions:1/2020 (II.26.) Rector-Chancellor Circular regarding measures in connection with the spread of the coronavirus infection
General procedure on coronavirus issued by the National Public Health Service of Hungary here.
Informative video on coronavirus of WHO here.
WHO advices on hand washing here.
Useful links in German:Rundschreiben Nr. 1/2020 (III.06) des Operativen Coronavirus-Ausschusses
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