Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe
Adenauerring 7
76131 Karlsruhe

Tel.: 0721 6909 - 0
Fax: 0721 6909 - 292

COVID-19: Latest news, Status 24.08.2021

Information from the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe

The Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe has formed a crisis team that continuously monitors the latest developments related to COVID-19, is in contact with all other relevant actors and defines appropriate measures. This page constantly provides information about the status.

Wearing medical masks in our facilities

With the resolution of January 19th, 2021 by the federal and state governments, the ordinance on infection protection measures against the spread of the coronavirus is changed as follows:

Measures to avert an acute health emergency
Due to the increased dangers of the presumably more contagious virus mutants, medical masks must be worn in all facilities of the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe AöR when entering until leaving the facility. These include so-called surgical masks or FFP2 masks (or masks with N95 or KN95 certification).
Self-sewn masks, kerchiefs or scarves are NOT permitted for this purpose. Thus, no entry will be granted in the facilities without wearing a medical mask.
All other measures will remain in effect until further notice.
Stay healthy!

Dining halls and cafeterias

Information at essen.sw-ka.en.

Starting from 25.08.2021: For seat reservation: Please bring your student / staff ID when you visit our dining halls. Due to the current Corona regulation, external guest can eat in the dining hall only in accordance with the 2-G rule (vaccinated or recovered). Students and staff can still eat in the dining hall without the 2-G rule, but must identify themselves accordingly. TO GO is still possible for everyone without identification or the 2-G rule.

Counselling mostly by phone

Personal counselling will be discontinued in many areas, the counselling services can be reached via phone. Please inform yourself about the phone numbers and hours on the website of the individual service.


Office hours only via phone, Mon-Fri from 10:00 to 12:00 and Mon-Thu additionally from 14:00 to 15:00. Contact us at 0721 6909-200. We summarized all questions regarding the topic Student Residences in einer Corona-FAQ, which you can read here. As a tenant, please note the following: You can reach the housemasters only by phone; phone numbers can be found in the student residences. Please also note as a tenant the announcements in the student residences.


Questions regarding BAföG are answered in our FAQ about BAföG and Finances. The most important answer: No disadvantages with BAföG due to Corona. You can contact the Financial Support Agency only via mail at

Psychological Help for students(PBS)

We are there for you! Counseling sessions are possible by phone or in person since May 18th, 2020.
You are welcome to call us Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 12 noon at 0721 933 40 60 and make an appointment for a consultation. You can find more information on the PBS here.

Social and Legal Counselling

Since June 2021, the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe is offering again Social and Legal Advice. You can find all information and appointments here.

Studentische Kulturzentrum / Ballroom

The Studentische Kulturzentrum closes the ballroom in the Studentenhaus for all public events until further noticw. Regarding the rehearsals of the different groups, it will be decided if alternative dates are justifiable. Furthermore, no new events for 2020/21 are accepted until further notice.

We will inform you about current changes at short notice.

Notice for people infected with the coronavirus

Affected people should contact their general practitioner by phone and discuss how to proceed before going to the practice. First, it should be clarified whether there are factors for a possible suspected case.The State Health Office has set up a hotline for citizens seeking advice for all questions relating to the corona virus. You can reach the employees daily (also on weekends) between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. by phone 0711 904-39555.

Weitere Informationen:

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung: FAQs zur Corona/Hygienetipps (in German)
Robert-Koch-Institut: current information (some pages in English)
Sozialministerium BW: Stand in Baden-Württemberg (in German)

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