Questions and answers for visitors

Until 8 October 2021, a new Coronavirus Protection Ordinance applies in NRW. It is based on the idea that as many restrictions as possible should be dropped for people who have been vaccinated or have recovered from Covid-19. Non-immunised persons are obliged to regularly get tested for the virus.

Are any cultural events taking place? (25 August 2021)

In principle, events of all kinds are permitted again since 23 July 2021. The Corona Protection Ordinance determines the conditions, under which events can take place. Currently, all persons who want to participate in an event, have to show a 3G proof:

  • a negative PCR test or a negative rapid antigen test from a Corona testing centre (not older than 48 hours), or
  • proof of full vaccination protection (Persons are considered to be fully vaccinated 14 days after the last required dose of vaccine has been administered. This also applies to recovered persons who have been given a single Corona vaccination at least 14 days ago.), or
  • proof of recovery from a Corona illness (Persons are considered fully recovered if the last positive PCR test was received at least 28 days and a maximum of 6 months ago.)

Additionally, an ID card may be required.

Is the Botanical Garden open? (22 June 2021)

Yes, since 26 June 2021 the Botanical Garden is open to visitors again. Further details can be found on the website of the garden.

Which regulations apply to RUB visitors? (22 June 2021)

All rules for visiting RUB campus can be found here.

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