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Helpful information in dealing with the Corona crisis

  • Amendment of the law on temporary scientific contracts: As a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, there are various restrictions on the work of scientific and artistic staff. Against this background, the total permissible fixed-term contract period for employment relationships existing between 1 March 2020 and 30 September 2020 will be extended by 6 months. You can find the relevant information from JLU here, and further updated information here.
  • JLU provides continuous information on how teaching and research is handled at the university:
  • The Federal Ministry of Education and Research has compiled the most important information for temporary employees in research.
  • The DFG provides extensive funding for research projects due to corona restrictions.
  • The UK Council for Graduate Education has published a guide to online supervision of scientific work.
  • Up-to-date information on the supervision regulations can be found on the website of the Hessian Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration for the daycare centers and on the website of the Ministry of Education for the schools.
  • Under the keyword Scienc-ing from home, researchers describe in the journal Nature how they and their teams continue their research from home.
  • On the pages of the Department of Psychology and Sports Science you will find comprehensive information on home office, leisure activities and sports, dealing with stress and strain, family and children
  • JLU is also participating in the coronarchive project, to which you can contribute with your memories and experiences as a contemporary witness of the pandemic.
  • The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering has launched a blog series on corona crisis management and provides, among other things, tips for designing your home office.
  • A wide range of services as an alternative to the cancelled events at JLU is available to you under the motto Together - at a distance.