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Kreis Siegen-Wittgenstein

Auswärtiges Amt

Bundesministerium für Gesundheit

Robert Koch-Institut

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung

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

As of December 6th, 2021, all side entrances will be closed to the public. For administrative buildings, the main entrance will also be closed. Employees with (chip) keys will continue to have access through all entrances and may admit students and visitors with appointments.

Beginning December 13th, 2021, all entrances will be closed to the public; access will still be available with a (chip) key. For face-to-face teaching, students will be admitted to the building by faculty. All buildings (parts of buildings) in which dining halls, cafeterias or (partial) libraries are located will remain open at the times indicated below. Thus, student workstations will continue to be available.

All (partial) libraries will remain open up to and including December 23rd, 2021. From December 24th, 2021 through January 2nd, 2022, all (partial) libraries will be closed. On January 3rd, 2022, they will reopen with reduced hours (until 4 p.m.), and normal hours will resume on January 10th, 2022.

Of the Student Union dining facilities, Cafeterias H and PB will be closed beginning December 13th, 2021, and all other establishments will remain open until December 22nd, 2021. Beginning January 3rd, 2022, dining halls AR and US (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) will be open initially).

Testing center operations at Haardter Berg School will continue as planned through December 23rd, 2021.

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Old Version

As of October 1, 2021, the University of Siegen will be accessible without restriction.

From December 24th, 2021 to January 2nd, 2022, all university buildings will be closed to the public - as they are every year at this time; however, university employees with (chip) keys will have access.

The university library and student union dining facilities will close Dec. 24th, 2021, through Jan. 2nd, 2022.

From January 3rd till January 7th, 2022, all university buildings (including libraries, dining halls, and cafeterias) will be open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; except for Lecture Hall Center US-C and Seminar Center US-S at Unteres Schloss.

From January 10th, normal opening hours will apply again.

Information on the operation of the post office

The mailroom is available during regular business hours (Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.). Delivery of incoming mail and collection of outgoing mail takes place daily as usual for all areas.

During the period 12/27/2021 through 12/30/2021, the mailroom will only be staffed in the mornings until 12:15 pm. There will be no pickup of outgoing mail in the university area in the afternoons during this period. Letter items that are to be mailed on the same day can be dropped off here up to the above-mentioned time.

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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?

Old Version

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 used in person. To do so, make an appointment with your contact person.

The services at a glance:

Registrar´s Office

The Student Secretariat is open. Please observe the applicable 3G rules in this regard. 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. Please observe the applicable 3G rules in this regard.

The following services will be offered only by email via registration@zv.uni-siegen.de:

  • 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 admission@zv.uni-siegen.de.

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)

Consultation hours can take place again in the current winter semester, please note the applicable 3G rule. Please continue to use our counseling services online, by phone or make a personal appointment with your contact person.

Please also refer to the available information for outgoing students (Go Abroad) and for incomings students (Study in Siegen) on our website.

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 nina.fenn@zv.uni-siegen.de.

Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB)

The telephone hotline is available Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm and on Friday from 9 am to 12 pm under 0271/740-2712. In the current winter semester consulting hours can take place again, please note the applicable 3G rule.

  • 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:

Job Placement

The telephone hotline can be reached on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 0271/740-2060. In the current winter semester, office hours can take place again, please note the applicable 3G rule. Consultations at the job center are possible by prior appointment.
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 jobvermittlung@zv.uni-siegen.de.

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 I (subject BA and subject MA programs) provides information on contact options and opening hours on its homepage. You can find this information on the homepage of the examination office.

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?

As of October 1, 2021, the gastronomic operations of Studierendenwerk Siegen will be open.

Information on the individual operations (Mensa, Cafteria, Bistro) can be found here.

On this page you can find the menus, details about the individual establishments, payment options and the reusable system "Vytal".

Cafeterias H and PB will close beginning December 13th, 2021; all other operations will remain open through December 22nd, 2021.

As of January 3rd, 2022, the AR and US cafeterias will initially be open (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

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How are the offers of the Studierendenwerk (Kita, Flexi, Bafög, etc.) affected?

Are the ZIMT service counters open?

How can I contact the AStA?

Where do I find the latest news about University Sports?