Coronavirus: info and guidelines

May 22rd, 2020

Information about exams

AUA Senate took into consideration:

  • The obligation to take precaution measures against COVID-19
  • The fact that health of all academic community members is of high priority
  • The need to undertake fair and undisputed exams procedure.

and decided that all exams will take place online (either written or oral). Therefore it was necessary to modify the academic calendar again. Please visit our website to see the updated academic calendar.

During exams procedure, each student must be able to use camera on his laptop, tablet or smartphone. Camera will not be used for video recording in no event. Only students who cannot join online exams due to health or technical problems, will sit in exams with physical presence. In this instance, all precaution measures will be taken (disposable gloves, mask, distance from one another and disinfection of classrooms)

All Erasmus students should be in contact with their instructors about the way and dates of exams.

 

 

May 3rd, 2020

Information about laboratory exercises and exams

According to the recent announcement by AUA authorities, all laboratory exercises that need students’ physical presence will take place from May 25th to June 12th.

As regards the exams, instructors will decide themselves possible ways (exams with physical presence, online etc.).  In case of physical presence, all provisioned measures will be taken (minimum 10m2/student, mask, gloves). In case of online exams, further instructions will be announced in due course.

The main intention is to maintain the initial academic calendar without further changes.

All Erasmus students should contact their instructors, inform them about their current location (Athens, abroad) and arrange with them directly the ways and dates of exams.

 

April 27th, 2020

End of Lockdown Movement Permit from May 4th

Official information on COVID-19 is uploaded continuously at https://eody.gov.gr/en/

 

April 6th, 2020

Extension of Lockdown Movement Permit till May 10th

Instructions for all Individuals at https://forma.gov.gr/en/

Official information on COVID-19 is uploaded continuously at https://eody.gov.gr/en/

 

April 1st, 2020

As regards the distance learning modules applied in AUA,  tutorial videos are available at https://bigbluebutton.org/html5/  and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKZ8l2RH-aE

 

March 23rd, 2020

Lockdown Movement Permit till April 6th

Instructions for all Individuals at https://forma.gov.gr/en/

 

March 13th, 2020

Update on COVID-19 situation

Due to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19, the Authorities of the Agricultural University of Athens decided to take the following measures:

  • Thesis and research work in the laboratories of the campus are allowed for up to 3 people per laboratory.
  • All traineeships are suspended until March 25th
  • The University community (teachers, students, staff) should fall in line with the precaution measures introduced by the Hellenic National Public Health Organization (EODY)

The future actions at the Agricultural University of Athens will be taken in accordance to the latest information released by EODY and/or the Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.

Administration services will be functioning with 50% of personnel working from home, in order to minimize dispersion of virus. The European Programmes’ Office remains fully available for further information and assistance and for the time being it will be operating by e-mail.

It is very difficult at the moment to predict if it will possible to come back to normality after March 25th. Therefore for the forthcoming period (March 26th and on), education will be offered through Distance Learning modules to all students.

Teaching material for each course will be available via AUA Open eClass platform.  Login is possible with the user name and password that you received upon registration at AUA. You will be able to raise your questions to your tutors by email.

 

March 11th, 2020

Important notice to Erasmus incoming students and staff

The Agriculture University of Athens is constantly monitoring the current health situation and follows the advice and recommendations of the national authorities about COVID-19. Hence, we have introduced several measures to prevent infection in the upcoming weeks.

AUA authorities have decided to suspend, for the time being, all in-presence teaching activities starting from March 11th until March 25th, in all the different centers in the Campus of the AUA (library, the reading room, canteen, restaurant, gym and sport facilities). Students can only visit AUA Restaurant for take-away lunch/dinner.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at European_pr@aua.gr.  The European Programmes’ Office will be operating during this time by e-mail. Only face-to-face meetings will be cancelled.

Watch a short animation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1APwq1df6Mw&feature=youtu.be to learn more about COVID-19 and how to protect against it.

Additionally, please read detailed information below:

COVID-19 Q&A on coronaviruses

COVID-19 Advice for public

COVID-19 Advice for travelers

COVID-19 Local transmission

COVID-19 Guidelines on home isolation of suspect cases

In the case that you experience respiratory infection symptoms (i.e. fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty in breathing) you should contact immediately the Hellenic National Public Health Organization (Tel No: 1135 or +30 210 5212 054) for further guidance.