Questions about studying and working at the university

FAQs Topic: Studies

Classes take place in person.

The learning content of all courses should be made available digitally or in an equivalent form.

There are no longer any general protective measures and attendance is now compulsory - however, if a medical certificate is available, special arrangements can be considered.

In general, you should not come to the University with a cold or other contagious illness. If you have a mild cold, wearing a mask is recommended.

Topic: Working at UniBE

The regulations of the Canton and the University (in german) apply: In principle, employees can work from home for up to 50 percent of one’s workload. There is no entitlement to time working from home. Working from home and its terms must be agreed on in writing with your superior.

The place of work is, in general, at the University. There is no compensation for the use or maintenance of private infrastructure in the context of working from home. There is also no entitlement to have the same equipment as is at the workplace at the University.

Basically yes, exceptions are decided upon by supervisors. The guiding principle is the operational needs or the completion of tasks.


No, supervisors must decide this themselves. There is no entitlement to hybrid meetings.