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COVID-19 Information & Resources

From November 22nd, 2021 new COVID-19 measures will go into effect including The Right of Peaceful Assembly to be limited to 20 individuals as well as proof of vaccination being required to enter public spaces. Learn more

AAU is a global university with students, faculty, and staff from all over the world and our top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our community. As such we are monitoring the situation as it develops. Check back here for the latest updates, news, and resources.

Important Contacts

  • All students who have questions about AAU’s COVID-19 requirements and measures should email katerina.vanova@aauni.edu.  
  • All faculty and staff who test positive or have questions about AAU’s COVID-19 requirements and measures should email lucie.kacovska@aauni.edu.

Virtual Learning

AAU has returned to on-site instruction for the Fall 2021 Semester. 

  • Remote instruction will be available during the Fall 2021 semester only for those students who are unable to come to Prague for reasons related to COVID-19. For those cases, AAU has developed a virtual learning methodology. 
  • In individual cases, related to Covid-19 the Dean of Students can authorize a student upon request to study remotely for a limited period of time. 
  • AAU will contact students right away if conditions change.   

Campus Operations & Hygiene

The health and safety of students, faculty, and staff is the primary concern of AAU.  This is why AAU has put measures in place in accordance with government regulations that will help keep  students, faculty, and staff safe. They include the following: 

  • AAU requires proof of vaccination, proof of recovery of COVID-19 or a negative PCR test result for its students, staff and faculty in order to enter the campus and attend classes 
  • Teachers are authorized to ask students to provide proof of vaccination, recovery of COVID-19 or a negative test result them and ask them to leave the classroom and campus if such proof is not provided. 
  • Masks type N95 are REQUIRED inside all AAU premises, including offices, classrooms and the library for all students, staff, and faculty at all times.   
  • Effective November 1, AAU has masks available for you. If you don´t have your own mask, feel free to stop by the reception and pick up one there. 
  • Visitors must wear N95 type face masks everywhere at AAU campus and provide proof of their infection-free status if requested by AAU staff.  
  • Every person entering the AAU campus is expected to use hand sanitizer from one of the hand sanitizer stations placed on campus.  

Testing & Reporting Procedures

  • AAU recommends that its permanent faculty and staff undergo a PCR standard COVID-19 test if they have symptoms consistent with COVID-19. 
  • If a student, faculty or staff member has reported that he/she has tested positive for COVID-19, AAU will undertake respective measures concerning other AAU community members and if indicated contact the hygienic station. 
  • Unless the hygienic stations recommends a different procedure, the following applies: 
    • Students or faculty in an on-site class testing positive:  every student in each of the students’ classes, along with every faculty member, will be notified.   Each class will switch to virtual learning for a minimum of 7 days. Everyone in the class should stay off campus for 7 days, get a PCR test if they begin to exhibit symptoms and send its results to the contacts listed below. 
    • Staff member testing positive: every member of that person’s immediate department and colleagues who have been in contact with the staff member will be notified.  The noticed colleagues of the staff member must stay off campus for 7 days, get a PCR test and send its result to the contact listed below. If no PCR test results are provided the notified colleague must stay off campus for 14 days and will not be allowed to enter campus during that period. 
    • Family members or close contacts of staff or faculty testing positive: the staff member or faculty must stay off campus for 7 days,  get a PCR test and send its result to the contact listed below. If no PCR test results are provided the staff member or faculty must stay off campus and self-isolate for 14 days and will not be allowed to enter campus during that period.

Support Available for Current Students

Medical Resources for Students

AAU follows all directives from the Czech government regarding testing, quarantine, and notification. Right now several facilities are designated testing centers and the Czech Republic, and Prague in particular has medical facilities and hospitals equipped to handle COVID-19 patients.

At the link below you will find the most up-to-date information in English from the Czech Government regarding current restrictive measures, vaccination locations, and other useful COVID-related info.

AAU recommends the following medical facilities with English-speaking staff: