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Update: 17th March 2020 – New Measures on Employment

In order to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus disease, measures concerning employment have been introduced at the University of Szeged until further notice of the management.

With the exception of Albert Szent-Györgyi Health Centre and the Faculty of Dentistry, as a general rule, no employment relationship (public service employment, regular employment, service contract, volunteer contract) may be established at the University of Szeged starting on March 18, 2020 until further notice.  In exceptional cases, in order to ensure the basic operation of the University, or given the current state of emergency, having regard to virological duties the University needs to perform, the Coronavirus Operative Committee may authorize the establishment of employment relationships. Heads of units with the right to establish employee relationships shall request the permission of the Coronavirus Operative Committee at coronavirus.jelentes@rekt.szte.hu, after having sent a brief professional argument.

 

Provided that the nature of their tasks and the technical conditions permit, public service employees may perform their occupational duties, in whole or in part, remotely while their individual entitlements remain unchanged. The form of remote work order can be downloaded here.

 

It is a priority for the University of Szeged to maintain employment relationships with those employees, too, who experience significant difficulties or an increased risk in going to work (especially those who have no one else to supervise their children younger than 12, who live with senior persons in the same household, who have a higher health risk due to a chronic disease or pregnancy). In their case, superiors are highly encouraged to order remote work. If the conditions are lacking and the employee cannot be present at their place of work, the employee may take paid leave and request the rescheduling of their rest days. In addition, the employee may take unpaid leave or, having regard to the state of emergency, may be released from their work and availability obligations as justified, unpaid absence.

 

Measures imposed on healthcare workers, traveling abroad and missions abroad remain in force.

 

Latest resolutions:

11/2020 (III.17.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

 

Useful links and other resolutions:

Resolution for rectorial break

Modification of the spring break by the Rector

1/2020 (II.26.) Rector-Chancellor Circular regarding measures in connection with the spread of the coronavirus infection

Exemption from work duty

2/2020 (II.26.) Rector-Chancellor Circular regarding the students of the University of Szeged concerning measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection

3/2020 (III.05.) Rector-Chancellor Circular regarding the obligatory compliance with the measures imposed by the Coronavirus Operative Committee

1/2020 (III.06.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

2/2020 (III.09.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

3/2020 (III.09.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

4/2020. (III.11.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

5/2020. (III.11.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

6/2020. (III.11.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

7/2020. (III.11.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

8/2020 (III.12.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

9/2020. (III.15.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

10/2020. (III.16.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

Spreadsheet attached to the 10/2020. (III.16.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee

11/2020 (III.17.) Circular of the Coronavirus Operative Committee


General procedure on coronavirus issued by the National Public Health Service of Hungary here.

Informative video on coronavirus of WHO here.

WHO advices on hand washing here.

 

Previously in this topic:

Further Measures Have Been Introduced Concerning the Coronavirus at the University of Szeged

UPDATE 10th March 2020: Most Important Measures Concerning the Coronavirus Disease

UPDATED 11th March 2020: Educational break at the University of Szeged

Updated on the 12th March 2020: Measures Imposed with Immediate Effect at the University of Szeged

Updated: 12th March 2020 – Measures Applying to Events at the University of Szeged

Updated: 13th March 2020 - Information on Areas Affected with COVID-19 virus

Update 15th March 2020 - Postponement of Patient Care Not Requiring Immediate Medical Care

Updated: 16th March 2020 – Online education at the University of Szeged

SZTE Experience

93292160_608489396406408_4799535565693255680_oOlney Rodrigues - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

My name is Olney Rodrigues de Oliveira and I am from Brazil. I am currently pursuing my PhD studies in the Doctoral School of Education at SZTE. I chose the University of Szeged because it’s one of the best universities in Europe, especially in the field of education. I personally love Szeged because it is safe and I love the architecture, the cultural events, the local Market Mars Tér and so many other beautiful destinations. For my studies I wanted to have an excellent university in a good quality life city and Szeged offers me that. It’s neither too big nor too small, I can ride my bike to go to my classes and practically everything is within a walking distance. I would advise the prospective students to enjoy the city during their stay, the cultural and historical events, know other international students and make a lot of friends, visit other cities in Hungary and make good memories. I am pretty sure that you will be proud of this priceless experience. Before coming to Hungary I worked several years as a teacher. I love the academic environment, the libraries, relationship with students and the feeling to be involved in the acquisition of new knowledge. That is why I plan to be part of a University as a professor as well as to keep researching in different aspects of the process of education. I am so thankful to be here and I believe that the Universe brought me to Szeged because the city and the University are the experience that I need in my life now.

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Tamerlan Mendybayev – Faculty of Agriculture

My name is Tamerlan Mendybayev. I am from capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan. Currently I am first year student at the Faculty of Agriculture. I chose the University of Szeged as my study destination for several reasons: firstly, it is a well-known applied science institution in Europe and the best in Hungary. Secondly, the program is designed with a significant focus on the developing practical skills of the students and there is a University pilot farm where students keen their skills and implement their knowledge in practice. Undoubtedly, University of Szeged is a place where students become professionals in their academic field.

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