Kreisgesundheitsamt, Rettungsdienst und Krankenhäuser in Siegen-Wittgenstein haben sich auf ein mögliches Auftreten des Coronavirus vorbereitet. Zentrale Anlaufstelle für Patientinnen und Patienten mit einem Verdacht auf Infizierung mit dem neuen Grippevirus ist das Kreisklinikum in Siegen-Weidenau.
Infrastructure and opening hours
Building opening hours and access
From September 1st, 2021, the main entrances to the buildings will be opened so that not only one's own workplace but also central facilities such as the partial libraries will be accessible.
From October 1st, 2021, the University of Siegen will then again be accessible to all its members without restriction.
How do I get to the university by public transport?
Please check the timetable information of the VWS (Verkehrsbetriebe Westfalen Süd) for the connections with the public transport to the university.
A special mask requirement applies in NRW from Monday, January 25th, 2021: medical or FFP2 masks must be worn on public transport.
As a result, only surgical masks, masks of the FFP2 standard or comparable masks (KN95/N95) are permitted as mouth and nose protection from January 25th, 2021.
Failure to comply with this rule may result in a fine.
How can I use the university library?
As of Wednesday, September 1st, 2021, all library locations will be open again (Monday through Friday).
This means that in addition to the main library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR) and the Unteres Schloss (US) sub-library, the Emmy-Noether-Campus (ENC), Hölderlinstraße (H) and Paul-Bonatz-Straße (PB) sub-libraries will also be available again.
You can still order all borrowable media via the catalog plus for pickup. However, only the lending desk of the respective (sub)library will be available for pickup.
Also from September 1st, carrels (small individual workrooms) can be rented again for writing theses or scientific papers. It will also be possible to book workplace-carts from this date.
The mobile and lockable carrels for long-term storage of own documents and working materials are available to students of the University of Siegen with the corresponding library card or a USiCard activated for library use.
Carrels as well as workstation carts are offered in the main library AR and in the sub-library US. You can reserve them after registering in the catalog plus.
How can I use the services in the SSC building (Student Secretariat, STARTING, Central Student Advisory Service, International Office, Center for Teacher Education and Educational Research, Examination Office Faculty I)?
Due to the current situation, the consultation hours at the Student Service Center (SSC) have been changed as far as possible from personal contact to telephone, e-mail and online consultation. Please contact your contact person at the SSC by phone or e-mail.
Individual services can be taken advantage of personally. Please make an appointment with your contact person, who will be located at the entrance to the SSC building. Your contact person will pick you up there.
The services at a glance:
The Student Secretariat is open. The visit of your administrator and the head of department is only possible by prior appointment within the regular office hours. Please contact the person responsible for you to arrange an appointment.
Please continue to provide the following services only online or by post:
- termination of enrollment (by mail - signature of library etc. is not required)
- Application for vacation semester (by e-mail)
- form of maternity protection (by mail)
- Request for entrance test (only by mail)
- Changes of address (in unisono)
International Registrar´s Office (STARTING)
The International Registrar´s Office is open in the foyer of the SSC-building. To visit us, please make an appointment by email via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following services will be offered only by email via email@example.com:
- termination of enrollment (by e-mail, signature of library etc. is not required)
- Application for vacation semester (by e-mail)am
- form of maternity protection (by e-mail)
- Changes of address (in unisono)
Requests regarding Admission, please contact via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
German Language Course (DSH-Preparation)
The German Language Course will only be offered online until further notice. To get more information on the Course please contact the following colleagues by email.
International Office (IO) - International Student Affairs (ISA)
Open office hours cannot be held in the current winter semester either. Please use our advising services online, by phone, by mail or, in very urgent cases, schedule a short personal appointment with your contact person.
International Office (IO) – Welcome Center for International Researchers
Until further notice open consultation hours cannot take place. In order to make an appointment for consultation online or by phone, please contact Dr. Nina Fenn via email at email@example.com.
Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB)
The telephone hotline is available Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and on Friday from 8 am to 2 pm under 0271/740-2712.
- Consultations in the general study advisory
service are possible after previous date agreement
on site,by telephone or as video consultation.
- Psychological Advice is available by prior appointment by telephone or as video counseling.
Please contact us via e-mail:
Please get in contact with the Job Placement for students via phone call 0271/740-2060 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.. To have an counseling call, please schedule an appointment by the consultation calender stated below.
If you have any further questions, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Centre for Teacher Education and Educational Research (ZLB)
Until further notice, the Center for Teacher Education and Educational Research offers all services exclusively by telephone and e-mail. Personal appointments on site are currently not planned. The ZLB contact persons for the respective areas are:
Examination office of the Faculty of Philosophy
The examination office of the Faculty of Philosophy asks also to use the services by telephone, post or e-mail. In exceptional cases, a visit to the Examination Office is possible by prior appointment via e-mail at email@example.com. Further information can be found on the homepage of the examination office.
What changes in the delivery of the mail?
The post office will be available again during regular opening hours (Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.) starting Monday, June 7th, 2021. Delivery of incoming mail and collection of outgoing mail will resume as usual on a daily basis for all areas from that day on.
Are examination offices, practice offices etc. still closed to the public?
As a general rule, all service facilities will continue to complete services by email, mail, or telephone. However, service facilities can make personal appointments if it is absolutely necessary. What is absolutely necessary is decided exclusively by the service facilities. It is always necessary to make an appointment in advance. Please contact the respective service center in advance.
Service facilities include examination offices or practice offices/offices.
Which gastronomic offers (canteen, cafeteria) are there?
The "Cafeteria ct" is closed with the "to-go offer" until further notice, if the pandemic situation remains unchanged, probably until September 30th, 2021.
The canteens and cafeterias will again provide services beginning Oct. 1st.
Please also note the information on the website of the Studierendenwerk.
How are the offers of the Studierendenwerk (Kita, Flexi, Bafög, etc.) affected?
The Daycare Center (Kita) is back in normal regular operation as of June 7th, 2021.
Current opening hours: Mon. to Thurs. from 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fri. from 7:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
More information is available at the facility or on the Student Services website (Studierendenwerk).
The Flexible Childcare (Flexi) is open again since 07.06.2021. Current opening hours are Monday to Friday from 08.00 to 18.00. At Flexi, children are cared for from six months to ten years of age. The childcare offer is primarily aimed at students, but also at employees of the University of Siegen and the Studierendenwerk, professors and third parties.
For the time being, there will be no personal consultation appointments in the departments "Studienfinanzierung" (Bafög, interest-free Daka- and KfW-Study-Loans) and Dormitory administration. The open consultation hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays are therefore currently omitted without replacement.
However, the Studierendenwerk can be reached in all matters by mail, e-mail and/or telephone. If you would like to send file attachments via e-mail, please remember that the Studierendenwerk is only allowed to open and process PDF files for IT security reasons.
Are the ZIMT service counters open?
The support desks in the buildings AR-X (room AR-X 1.09) and Hölderlinstraße (room H-D 2205) as well as the Mediathek (room AR-X 1.02) are generally closed during the lockdown until January 24th, 2021. The support desk (firstname.lastname@example.org) is in minimal operation. Incoming tickets will be monitored and processed in urgent cases if possible. In very urgent cases, an appointment at the SupportDesk can be requested and coordinated by e-mail (email@example.com). Please understand that the response time during this time may be longer than during normal operation. Wearing a mouth-nose covering during a possible appointment at the SupportDesk is generally mandatory.
Will the architecture labs remain closed?
The architecture laboratories are closed, this applies to the model making laboratory, the CAD pool and the materials science laboratory.
How can I contact the AStA?
The AStA office is currently closed due to the Corona situation. Nevertheless, the AStA can be reached via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org (office) or email@example.com (Sozref) or by phone (0271 740 4600 (office) or 0271 740 4601 (Sozialreferat).
The phone hours are currently Mon-Fri 09:30 - 15:30.
Are all classes from the university sports program cancelled?
Due to the extension of the lockdown, college athletic services must be paused until further notice, likely at least through July 31st, 2021.
Exactly when the program will be resumed and registration will start will be announced in time at https://www.uni-siegen.de/sport/hochschulsport/.