Coronavirus (COVID-19): information and indications for the whole university community from UIC Barcelona
Suspension of teaching activy until 14 April
As announced officially by the Spanish Governance, prorroga the decree of state of alarm at all the country until the day 11 of April included, because of the risk of contagions for the coronavirus (COVID-19). This extension affects, logically, the university system of all the State and, therefore, also our university. As virtual teaching continues, UIC Barcelona face-to-face activity stays suspended until 14 April, the first day after Easter Holidays. At function of how the situation evolve, will inform you of any change at the date of onset of the face-to-face classes.
Does not imply the closure
Through the university’s main channels, we will keep you updated about any new developments related to this issue, as well as any measures or recommendations to be taken or made in this situation. On our intranet, under Occupational Risks, you will be able to read an additional document with more information on coronavirus.
- It is important to wash your hand frequently, especially after being in direct contact with an ill person or anyone who shows signs of a respiratory problem, such as coughing or sneezing.
- Try to maintain a distance of one or two metres from people showing these symptoms.
- However, the use of masks is not necessary, unless recommended by a healthcare provider.
- We also recommend not sharing food, utensils (cutlery, glasses, napkins, etc.) and other objects unless they have been properly washed.