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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

» Old versions can be found here

Building opening hours and access

All university buildings will remain closed until further notice, likely until May 25th, 2021 [Update 03-25-2021 5 pm], if the pandemic situation remains unchanged. In deviation from this, please note the opening hours of the university libraries.

Access is only granted to those who have been issued an emergency pass or whose application to the Rector or Vice Rector for Education has been approved. In order to ensure security in all university buildings, an increased security guard service is on duty to check emergency passes or permits if necessary.

Please note that the seminar rooms are closed. Please contact the facility manager of the respective property to have the room opened. Contact details can be found on a notice board on each room.

Are there student workplaces?

Due to the amended Corono Protection Ordinance (valid from 3-29-2021) and the general decree of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the student workplaces in the main library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR) and the sub-library Unteres Schloss (US) are no longer available. Both locations are now only open for the collection of ordered media and for their return.

Update 4-29-2021 3 pm

For more information, visit the library's blog and FAQ.

Old Version

Yes, workplaces are available for students in the University Library.

On the website of the University Library there is a live overview of how many workplaces at the library locations are occupied and how many work places are free.

Attention: Please always bring your library card with you when you visit the UB - without the card entry is not possible.

Due to the Corona protection regulation / for your safety applies:

  • The libraries may only be entered with a medical mask or a mask of the KN95/N95 or FFP2 standard. It must be worn at all times while in the library.
  • A valid library card of the Siegen University Library is required to use the libraries.
  • All users who wish to study and work in the library or search for literature in the open access holdings are registered by borrowing visitor cards in order to be able to trace a chain of infection if necessary. For this reason, please have your library card ready and enter your current phone number on the form that will be given to you there.
  • Lockers may be used.
  • Group study rooms and carrels may be used as individual workstations only until further notice for pandemic response reasons.
  • PC workstations, copiers/scanners, printers are available.

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?

Due to the amended Corono Protection Ordinance (valid from 3-29-2021) and the general decree of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the student workplaces in the main library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR) and the sub-library Unteres Schloss (US) are no longer available. Both locations are now only open for the collection of ordered media and for their return.

Update 4-28-2021 3 pm

The partial libraries Emmy-Noether-Campus (ENC), Hölderlinstraße (H) and Paul-Bonatz- Straße (PB) remain closed until further notice.

Old Version

As of March 15th, 2021, the main library Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR) and the sub-library Unteres Schloss (US) will again be available for learning. They will open Monday through Friday from 09:00 to 18:00 o' clock.

The two library locations AR and US will be open on a limited basis in accordance with the Corona Protection Ordinance NRW.

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:

Registrar´s Office

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 registration@zv.uni-siegen.de.

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)

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.

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 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:

Job Placement

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 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 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 pruefungsamt@phil.uni-siegen.de. Further information can be found 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.

Update 3-25-2021 5 pm

Service facilities include examination offices or practice offices/offices.

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From May 13th, service facilities can reopen. Students will be informed of the specific regulations of the service facilities with regard to opening hours, appointment arrangements, adherence to the minimum number of students, etc. by appropriate means, e.g. via the website or upon individual request.

All service facilities are obliged to compile lists of names of contacts and to record contact times in order to be able to trace chains of infection if necessary.

When visiting a service facility, a mouth-and-nose cover must be worn and the safety distance of 1.5 metres must be maintained.

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 May 25th, 2021 [Update 03-25-2021 5 pm].

The canteens remain closed.

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) of the Studierendenwerk is open. The amount of care is reduced by 10 hours per week.

Current opening hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The daycare centers in the Siegen-Wittgenstein district will go into restricted pandemic operation from March 25, 2021, up to and including April 11, 2021, which means that parents are appealed to care for their children at home and not to send them to the daycare center.

More information is available at the facility or on the Student Services website (Studierendenwerk).

The Flexible Childcare (Flexi) will remain closed until further notice.

Update 03-25-2021 5 pm

For the time being, there will be no personal consultation appointments in the departments "Studienfinanzierung" (Bafög, 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 (support@zimt.uni-siegen.de) 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 (support@zimt.uni-siegen.de). 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 (asta@uni-siegen.de (office) or sozref@asta.uni-siegen.de (Sozref) or by phone (0271 740 4600 (office) or 0271 740 4601 (Sozialreferat).

The phone hours are currently Mon-Fri 09:30 - 15:30.

Update 03-25-2021 5 pm

Old Version

The AStA office has resumed operations, but with shortened opening hours daily from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To enter the office, an appointment must be made online beforehand. This can be done at https://anmeldung.asta-siegen.de/?id=1.

The AStA Shop is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The store may only be entered via the sliding glass door (courtyard side) and a maximum of 3 persons may be in the store at the same time. A mouth and nose protection is obligatory.

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 May 25th, 2021.

Update 03-25-2021 5 pm

Exactly when the program will be resumed and registration will start will be announced in time at https://www.uni-siegen.de/sport/hochschulsport/.