Information regarding COVID-19

Please note that regulations may change. Please stay informed about the current situation and regularly check the Unifr Website with the current news, rules of conduct and adaptive measures regarding COVID-19. 

  • COVID Certificate

    The access to the courses is permitted with a valid COVID 19 certificate. 

    Please find further information on TEACHING on the Unifr's website

     Please take note of the additional provisions of each faculty regarding the conduct of teaching and exams:


  • Free self-tests until 1 October 2021

    NEW: From 1 October 2021: The federal government will no longer pay for rapid antigen tests for asymptomatic people (e.g. for a test certificate). Self-tests will basically no longer be covered by the federal government

    The Coronavirus self-tests are available free of charge in Switzerland's pharmacies since April 7th, 2021.

    For students with the European Health Card
    You can go to the pharmacy and get 5 tests. You ask the pharmacy to send the bill directely to Gemeinsame Einrichtung KVG who will pay and treat with your insurance in your home country. Or you pay the test and after you ask yourself to KVG for reimbursement. 

    Do not forget that you need to show your European Health Card in the pharmacy.

    For students with Swisscare insurance
    Please read the information given on the Swisscare website under frequently asked questions - Swisscare news for COVID-19.

    Do not forget that they will ask for your insurance card in the pharmacy.
  • Entering Switzerland

    Please read the latest information on the rules for entering Switzerland on the website of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)