Start of 2021 academic year

Health & Safety Plan Fall 2021

During the current public health crisis, we, at the Geneva School of Economics and Management and the University of Geneva, are doing everything in our power to ensure the continuation of our missions. A protection plan for the University of Geneva (in French) has been adopted, which sets out the protection provisions and recommendations of the institution.

On this page, you will find all the information on the exceptional measures taken in this context. This page is continuously updated with the latest information.


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Covid Certificate

For the 2021 Fall semester, classes will be taught in person, and a COVID certificate will be required to attend the courses. The course content is accessible through distance learning for the academic year. Audio or video recording or streaming of all lectures is provided for those who are unable to attend. Exceptions to in-person teaching are possible when specific teaching methods have been chosen by the teachers.

Use of face masks

Wearing a face mask is compulsory in all enclosed areas.

- Teaching: Masks must be worn in auditoriums and classrooms. Teachers may remove their masks when giving their lessons, provided that the minimum distance of 1.5 metres is respected.
- Offices, workplaces, and meetings: Masks must be worn at all times, even if the distance between colleagues is respected. It can only be removed if the person is alone in an individual office.
- Cafeterias: Masks can only be removed when eating and once seated, but must be worn when moving around.
- Library: Masks must be worn at all times.
- Common areas and places of relaxation: A mask must be worn in all common areas, even if the distance between people is respected. The consumption of food or drink is only tolerated if people are seated and at a distance of 1.5 metres from each other.

> More information on the use of face masks at UNIGE.


Latest update: Friday 26 November

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