Information about Coronavirus - Update 17.4.2023

The DAAD continues to continuously monitor developments on the coronavirus. Here we provide information for different target groups.

Information for

DAAD scholarship holders and applicants from Germany

There is currently no pandemic travel warning for any country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before travelling abroad, please inform yourself about the travel advice of the and on the website of the .

International Incomings (incl. scholarship holders and applicants)

There are currently no pandemic-related entry restrictions for any country when entering Germany. Further information on the subject of pandemics and entry into Germany can be found on the website of the and the .

Erasmus sponsorship holders

The National Agency for EU Higher Education Cooperation has compiled two lists of for students and higher education institutions on the corona virus and Erasmus+.

We would like to inform our member higher education institutions and project leaders that the previous Corona special regulations for project funding ("Reallocations to digital measures due to cancellation of originally planned measures" and "Use of STIBET funds for quarantine costs of foreign students") have lost their validity as of 31.12.2022. The regulations on "Online start of measures with later transition to physical mobility" will end on 31.03.2023.

Please take note of these deadlines when implementing your projects, as if the regulations are applied beyond the deadline, the DAAD will have to demand repayment of the related funds.

Further sources of information:

  • (only in German)
    To find out about the consequences of the Corona crisis in science systems worldwide, the "Press Review International Higher Education World - Corona Update" brings together relevant reports for you.

  • With this service, the DAAD aims to provide as comprehensive an overview as possible - which is constantly updated - of the current state of "Corona research".
  • (only in German)
  • Information of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on
  • Coronavirus by Johns Hopkins CSSE
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